I have been completely compliant short of having a sauteed banana with unsweetened coconut for dessert a couple times. Not too bad. No alcohol. That's a bit of a challenge but I survived a party and it was definitely easier than I expected!
Some recent meals that are worth remembering -
Sauteed haddock - marinated first in a little lime juice and garlic (30 mins?) and s&p. Served with cabbage and onions and asparagus.
The homemade bacon came out AMAZING. I didn't use the "pink salt" (sodium nitrite) because I read it wasn't necessary...so why bother adding it! I followed this basic recipe (minus sugar, fennel, caraway) and left in fridge for 5 days before cooking as in the recipe.
Delish breakfast with homemade bacon, eggs, and leftover sweet potato fries.
Easy basic chicken thighs/ tomato/ avocado/ salsa salad
The pups begging for food
Wild Salmon marinated in dijon, garlic, lime, apple cider vinegar and cayenne - served with sauteed kale
Coconut shrimp! So good. Chris followed this recipe - served with sauteed sugar snap peas and an Asian broccoli slaw. Topped with some mango salsa :)
And tonight's meal-
I cooked a pork shoulder from our favorite farm, Blue Jingler, following this basic recipe/spice mix and using the crock pot. The pork cooked for 10 hours and fell right off the bone...minimal shredding needed. I served with mashed rutabaga - something I had never made (or even eaten) before. We were both big fans! I used some vegetable broth to moisten when mashing. Excited to have a new starchy side other than sweet potato and winter squashes. Also served with sauteed kale.