Category Archives: Cooking/Recipes

Summer in Iowa


How do you know it’s summer in Iowa?  Well, I just spent 30 minutes cutting up kale, zucchini, summer squash, potatoes, onions, and watermelon.  Tim is grilling the potatoes and onions (check me out on Instagram for picture proof), and … Continue reading

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Adventures in Kefir


If you read any articles or blogs about the paleo or primal lifestyle, you no doubt have read about the benefits of fermented foods.  They are the bees knees for the gut and therefore for the brain.  In an effort … Continue reading

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YTT – Observations


To obtain our YTT 200 Hour certificates we have to practice teach for 10 hours, and we also have to observe other certified teachers for 10 hours.  I began my observation hours today by watching Shannon, one of the co-owners … Continue reading

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An experiment with Sprinting


Everywhere I turn, I see an article about the benefits of interval training.  Off and on I will do some sprint intervals, but I haven’t gotten very focused with it.  I’ll do maybe one interval session per month.  Well, my … Continue reading

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Final Chili of the Season


It’s March. It should be warmish and sunny. Instead it’s been cold and cloudy.  We actually had snow on Monday.  Ridiculous.  To counteract the dreariness of this month, I tried out a new recipe:  Paleo Crockpot Chili.  It’s AMAZING!!  I … Continue reading

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Red Food, Magic Tea, and Rendering


It’s been a busy couple of weeks, which is why I again have been so lax in posting!  It’s ridiculous, I know.  And I apologize.  Now that that is out of the way, let’s get started. 1. I made a … Continue reading

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YTT and Miscellaneous Update


I know it’s been ages since I’ve written anything.  This is a function of two things: 1. Yoga Teacher Training (YTT). I’ve been through two weekend sessions so far.  The class started in January and ends in June.  We meet Saturdays … Continue reading

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A Moroccan New Year’s Eve – Get it???


Did you get my joke there?  Instead of a “Rockin’” NYE, I said a “Moroccan” NYE!  Tim has already declared 2015 the year of the bad joke after I made some comment this morning about, “If this kitchen’s Moroccan, don’t … Continue reading

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PORKIN!


Ha – gotchya! This post isn’t about what you thought it was about. You pervert. One of the benefits and drawbacks of buying a whole hog is that you have tons of pork to eat.  I love pork, but we … Continue reading

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Swedish meatballs, yoga pants, and crocheted slippers.


Chris Kresser links to the best recipes!  I found this recipe for Paleo Swedish Meatballs last weekend in one of his posts.  Holy cow.  These turned out sooooo delicious!  They were a lot of work for a weeknight meal, as … Continue reading

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