Monthly Archives: April 2014

The beets and Dijon mustard blend together to coat the greens in a delicious pink dressing.

Sweet Dijon Roasted Beet Salad

April 29, 2014 - No Comments

  About a week ago, I received an abundance of beets. By abundance, I mean 10 lbs worth. Perhaps 20 lbs. It was A LOT! So I’ve been finding clever ways to add beets to just about everything I eat.   Have a chicken wrap? Top it with roasted beets! Make some cupcakes? Add some [...]


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Only 3 ingredients!

Sweet Dijon Dressing

April 29, 2014 - No Comments

  I make my own version of honey mustard dressing because the store-bought variety comes made with soybean oil and high fructose corn syrup. I’ve got beef with both of those ingredients, plus I like to avoid sugar whenever possible. So I make my own with just three ingredients: mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, and stevia [or [...]

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Tropical fruit - papaya, mango, and pineapple - flavored cake.

Mug Cake, Tropical Fruit Edition

April 7, 2014 - No Comments

  Now that I’ve discovered the magic of mug cake, I’ve been experimenting.  As I mentioned in a previous post, Mug Cake is the most amazing invention EVER! I won’t belabor the point further.   I had previously mentioned one single hiccup that made mixing ingredients a slight annoyance, but I have since discovered a [...]

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Planning for Goal Achievement.

Goal Setting and Planning

April 2, 2014 - No Comments

This post provides guidelines on how to set goals in a manner that provides a plan of action to go along with your goals. The first half of the post explains the inspiration and genesis of the guide, while the second half is a bullet-point styled guide. The introductory portion of the post provides an [...]

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Mango, Papaya, and Pineapple goodness mixed with a hint of flaxmilk.

Tropical Fruit Gelatin “Cheesecake”

April 2, 2014 - No Comments

      A bizarre combination, based on sifting through a thousand different recipes to devise a dessert I could make with ingredients already in my fridge.  Oh, and it had to have decent macros.   I started with a single premise: I wanted to create a low-kalorie dessert with gelatin.  The CONCEPT of gelatin [...]

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