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Beef patties with shredded zucchini
Friday, May 10, 2013      11 comments

The other day I made beef patties with ground sirloin, shredded zucchini and chopped mushrooms and some italian spices. They are DH's favorite and he likes a nice salad and some sauteed potatoes with it - this was his plate: ... Read more
Playing with my new food processor
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      9 comments

On the Plan we eat a lot of vegetables and my knife and cutting board have had quite a workout in the last 4 months. A fellow planner suggested I get a food processor to make the job easier. I had never thought of getting one as I rather enjoy c... Read more
It's good to be home again
Monday, May 06, 2013      6 comments

We made a trip north of the border to Tucson and a day out in Phoenix where we had some business meetings. I was a little anxious before we left as the night before we were out to dinner with friends. Luckily the dinner didn't do any damage and ... Read more
Goat cheese
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      12 comments

The Plan has a lot of wonderful recipes using goat cheese. At the Sams Club in Guaymas I found a triple pack I cannot wait to try :) Left to right: pepper, chipolte ... Read more
Sunday, April 28, 2013      6 comments

Yesterday we went back the the fish restaurant we went to on Wednesday. This time we had more time to read and translate the menu. DH ordered shrimp and I had 2 tostadas (toasted corn tortillas) The one on the left has mostly crab with a sh... Read more
Mixed grill fajitas
Friday, April 26, 2013      6 comments

On Wednesday we out to lunch with our friend who had tried out a newly opened seafood place on Guaymas (about 20 mins from here) The menu was huge - all very yummy food but the one that caught my eye was the mixed grill ... Read more
Burger with a difference
Wednesday, April 24, 2013      6 comments

On Monday we went out for lunch and this place has really good burgers. Made with ground sirloin, spices and worchestershire sauce - yum. Having failed wheat but passed potatoes and protein I order my burger without the bun but with fresh cut... Read more
Carrot soup
Monday, April 22, 2013      10 comments

Yesterday I was craving carrot soup eventhough I had planned on having butternut squash soup for my lunch. Luckily I had all the ingredients on hand, so I made a pot. 1-1/2 pounds of carrots (about 5 cups cut up) 1 large zucchini 1" raw... Read more
Stormy day at the beach
Sunday, April 21, 2013      6 comments

The last few days have been very windy here and our kayak trip on Friday was cancelled due to high winds and rough seas. ... Read more
Party food
Saturday, April 20, 2013      6 comments

Wednesday night we had a party at our place - drinks, appetizers and desserts. I made a batch of peanut butter cookies - no flour! 1 cup peanut butter, 1 cup sugar and 1 eggs. They turn out best when pressed down with a fork... ... Read more
Local honey and hemp protein
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      7 comments

This week I paid a visit to the local health food store. I found some local honey for DH. He suffers from allergies and I read somewhere that taking a spoonful of local honey helps alleviate the symptoms. After 4 days I can tell you: it works! H... Read more
Flank steak roll-ups
Sunday, April 14, 2013      10 comments

Flank steak is a staple here in Mexico and I thought I try it with a different twist. I sauteed onions, mushrooms, garlic, spinach and italian spices. Spread it over the flank steaks, added some grated manchego cheese and rolled them up. Br... Read more
Lasagna without pasta
Friday, April 12, 2013      11 comments

The other night I decided to add ground beef cooked with tomatoes, onions and garlic to my timbale. The ground beef was similar to what would become my spaghetti sauce, so my timbale became a pasta-less lasagna :) ... Read more
Sweet tooth?
Thursday, April 11, 2013      6 comments

Very interesting link! It's not the sweet, it's the wheat that causes the cravings. I can eat flourless tortes and cheescake and not gain or have cravings :)
013/04/wheat-tooth/ Here are s... Read more
Trip to Alamos
Monday, April 08, 2013      7 comments

Last Thursday we left for a short trip to Alamos, about 4 hours south east of where we live in Mexico. It is an old colonial town in the Sierra Madres founded in 1681 and a lot of the old architecture has been beautifully restored. Church:... Read more

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