Category Archives: Dinner

A Paleo Dish worthy of a non-Paleo Dieter: Cauliflower Rice

If you ever hung around a person who did CrossFit, the word Paleo will most likely come up…a lot.  Paleo (Paleolithic), or the Caveman diet, basically says that what the cavemen ate (pre agricultural development) is what our bodies were … Continue reading

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Quickie Dinner: Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

For whatever reason, this weekend I decided to buy a head of cauliflower.  What was I going to do with it?  I don’t know…it just somehow ended up in my little basket. Today I was out of leftovers to microwave … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner 2012 With A Little Almond Joy Cake

The holidays are coming to a close.  It seemed so quick this year.  It felt like only yesterday I was in A.J Friedman’s scoffing at the display of Christmas cards when it was 80 deg outside. Christmas this year was … Continue reading

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The Pack Rat makes some Stuffing Pockets for Dinner

I am not a very sentimental person, but I am a pack rat.  Not to say nothing holds a special meaning to me.  Plenty of stuff does, but I hold on to things because I’m more afraid that once I … Continue reading

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Let Calorie Fest 2012 Begin! First Up: Thanksgiving Dinner

This year, with my mother on holiday in China, it was just going to be me, my brothers, my father and my sister in law for Thanksgiving.  Just 5 people, but the most important people in my life.  So, I … Continue reading

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A Short Trip in Memphis: BBQ, Blues and Ducks!

Last week was an interesting week for me.  I went to Memphis!  What made this trip interesting, besides being in Memphis, was that it was the first time I traveled alone, to attend a work related function, alone. I am … Continue reading

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You Won’t See This in the Movies: Roasted Veggie Tarts and Some Salad

Now that I’ve turned thirty, and therefore a bit wiser, I have now come to accept that the movies are not reality.  The “ugly duckling” spinster won’t suddenly know how to put on make up properly and wear better fitting … Continue reading

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It’s About Balance and Hard Boiled Eggs

I finally made the move and took up Crossfit this year. Crossfit is insane. It is basically strength and cardio done all at once in a 20 minute spurt (sometimes longer for me). It works every muscle fiber in your … Continue reading

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Giving Beets another Chance – Beet on Beet Salad

I want to like beets.  I really do.  But why do they make it so hard to like them?  They are supposidly really good for you, and that color is just amazing!  It was farmers market day, and I saw … Continue reading

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Baked Eggs and Red Kale

Wednesday is farmers market day in White Plains.  Usually this means I take my lunch break and go wander up and down Court Street trying to figure out what I want to make for dinner that night.  This time a … Continue reading

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