Steak, pear and watercress salad

Steak, pear and watercress salad

This steak, pear and watercress salad is a great example of how a handful of fresh spring ingredients can come together into a quick and delicious meal. This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Cooking Light and Real Simple, but all my opinions are my own….

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Pear bacon and brie grilled cheese

Pear, bacon and brie grilled cheese

This pear, bacon and brie grilled cheese with caramelized onions is sweet, salty and cheesy, the ultimate grilled cheese. You know how people experience weight loss plateaus? They’re eating right but the scale doesn’t budge for weeks on end. Well, I’m currently experiencing the Crossfit version of that right now. Monday we did Karen: 150…

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Mushroom stuffed pears with gorgonzola

Mushroom stuffed pears with gorgonzola

This recipe kind of gave me an idea of what it’d be like to be a contestant on Chopped. As part of the Kitchen PLAY progressive party with The Mushroom Council I was given an ingredient and a course and basically left to my own devices to figure something out. Thankfully, neither Ted Allen nor…

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Paleo challenge: day 1

From Jan 1 – 31 I’m doing a strict paleo (Whole30) challenge with my CrossFit box. I decided to journal the month in food on here (in addition to normal posting) after getting a huge positive response on my Facebook page. I’m also going to detail the amount of sleep I got, the workout for…

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{quick & simple} Apple, pear, cranberry sauce

Wondering why you’re seeing an applesauce recipe 2 days before December and not 3 months ago? Well, I shall tell you. 1. I was in the mood to bake on Monday. Like bake, bake. Cookie galore bake (perhaps because the second Thanksgiving was over, every food blogger I know threw up a holiday cookie recipe)….

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