Category Archives: Salad

Something Quick for Summer: Figs and Peaches and Tomatoes, Oh My!

It’s now the tail end of summer. It’s dark now at 5:30am.  Pretty soon I’ll have to wear my reflective running belt again.  I’m not ready for that yet! With the summer quickly wrapping up, I’ve been out and about … Continue reading

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You Just Don’t Know Until You Try: Ham & Gruyere Quiche

The Crossfit Games Open adventures continue! This week was the second workout of the series, workout 13.2: As Many Reps as Possible in 10 minutes (AMRAP 10) of the following: 5 Shoulder to Overhead with 75 pounds (Basically, do whatever … Continue reading

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In Need of A Super Salad: Salmon Bok Choi Salad

Just to show you that I am, in fact, human, let me share with you what I did Thursday morning. I don’t think I have ever done this before, so I’m a little ashamed, but hey, such is life. My … 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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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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