Wednesday, April 14, 2010

spring is here!

chilled salad of roasted beets, peas and meyer lemon

4-5 medium beets, washed and trimmed
olive oil
salt & pepper

few handfuls of sugar snap peas, sliced lengthwise
crumbled blue cheese
herby croutons

dressing combine:
1/2 cup olive oil
zest & juice of 1 meyer lemon
1 tbs. honey
salt & pepper

1. Place beets in foil and drizzle with olive oil and salt & pepper. Roast at 375 degrees until tender, about an hour. Cool, peel and slice into rounds 1/4 inch thick. Chill.

2. Toss peas in a little dressing. Season with salt & pepper. Chill.

3. Arrange beets overlapping on plates. Place a mound of dressed peas on top. Sprinkle the plate with blue cheese and croutons. Drizzle with more dressing and serve!

Wednesday, January 20, 2010


this picture pretty much sums up what i'm feelin.
started a 7-day cleanse yesterday.
i dreamt about big macs last night...
gimme some fat and sugar quick!