Browsing Archive: November, 2010

not just "for the birds"

Posted by Bree Marsh on Friday, November 19, 2010,
my bulk grain this week was millet.  this was the first time i have cooked it.  it was very good. similar in apperance to quinoa when it is dry and i would almost say it has the texture of mashed potatoes when cooked!  it is a whole grain.  it is actually used in many bird seeds!   i cooked it with chicken stock, 2 to 1 liquid to grain.  so i did 1.5 cups millet simmered in 3 cups stock for 20 minutes covered.  ate it the same way i eat quinoa, mixed with some beans and pesto.  simple and sat...
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this week

Posted by Bree Marsh on Monday, November 15, 2010,
yum, i am having some good stuff this week.  i bought some awesome veggies at the farmers' market on saturday...cabbage, beets, carrots, baby sweet potatoes, green and yellow peppers, and broccoli.  i also went to the Asian grocery store here in town and made some sushi last night with some wonderful bright red tuna.  i have some left over so i will sear it tonight and serve it with some rice noodles covered in asian flavors like soy, sesame, ginger, garlic, lime, chili, and fish sauce.  i wi...
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now made with whole grain!

Posted by Bree Marsh on Tuesday, November 9, 2010,
so, my latest food frustration is the term "made with whole grains" or "now with whole grains"  yet another way to confuse the consumer and trick them into thinking they are purchasing something super healthy!  i think the term "whole grain" means something very different to me than it does to many other people.  to me, a whole grain is exactly how it sounds, and what is very disheartening for me is that most people cannot describe what a whole grain is just by its title, they are simp...
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has potential, inspired by a friend, and my top super foods...

Posted by Bree Marsh on Wednesday, November 3, 2010,
sunday night i made a coconut curried cauliflower pasta....this dish definitely has potential, BUT needs some revisions.  i am now at a point where i rarely follow recipes.  i get an idea and kind of figure out how i want the end product to look and taste as i go along.  sometimes it works out great and sometimes it needs some work!  good thing ryan isn't very picky and pretty much eats whatever i put in front of him!  i started by sauting a head of cauliflower in some coconut oil in my new c...
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