A rare meat-free blog post coincides with what I call Project 13. Starting today, I will have 13 days to get my bikini body in shape for THAILAND! Can she do it?! Probably not, but I did march purposefully around the supermarket today, stuffing my basket with vegetables and resisting the crisp aisle. A diet high in vegetables and lean protein and low in refined carbohydrates and sugars should at least keep the bloat at bay. Continue reading
For the second year running, I’ve decided to make some sort of berry-infused liquor for Christmas. Here you can see last year’s effort, a cranberry-infused vodka. I also coincidentally ended up making vodka-infused cranberry sauce with it .
This year, I decided to make sloe gin with sloe berries. Continue reading
Aside from turning me somewhat pious and probably annoying, my ‘meat from a meat box only’ rule has been really great in pushing my boundaries with vegetables. When forced to think outside the box (excuse pun), you really do get more creative. Continue reading
I need to get something straight. There has been a slight misconception that I have an insatiable appetite for meat. Not true! The point of my meat boxes (and the blog) is to make careful choices about what meat I do eat, to limit my intake, and to enjoy the beauty of meat when I do eat it. I’m sure I will write at length at a later date about how much meat we really should eat. Continue reading