Category Archives: omnivore

St. Patrick’s Day Fusion. 3/17/21

Since we have been celebrating as many food-themed holidays as we can due to the tedium of the pandemic, why not St. Patrick’s Day too?! My sisters were telling me how they were making Irish soda bread and corned beef … Continue reading

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All-American dinner. 2/27/21

We went on a hike yesterday up the Huber Wash in Zion National Park. Although the round-trip is supposedly 4 miles, it was a difficult hike for me since the rock-strewn trail was tortuous for my fragile knee which does … Continue reading

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Grilled flank steak with roasted vegetables. 2/10/21

On Wednesday John fired up the grill to cook an out-of-the-ordinary beef flank steak. First he marinated it and then grilled it to a rosy pink. It was very tasty. In the time it took to heat up the grill … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving feast! 11/26/20

Although we were just three people (our household), we had a lovely Thanksgiving full of all the foods we like best. Of course, not having eaten rich foods for over a year, dining royally meant that I felt sick all … Continue reading

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Catching up. 11/ 13/20

I got behind in my posting due to having fun on my vacation and being exhausted from the long trip home yesterday. Plus I ate completely off my healthy plan and am a bit embarrassed to admit it. I gained … Continue reading

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Grilled flank steak. 10/7/20

We do not eat much red meat here but when we do flank steak is often our choice. It is a flavorful piece of meat, low fat, and, as long as you cut it across the grain, it is not … Continue reading

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A hamburger. 9/29/20

On Tuesday night while I was watching the debacle that was the “Presidential” “Debate” I lost my will to cook and threw my diet out the window. John is always a willing co-conspirator in these rare moments. He quickly defrosted … Continue reading

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Grilling time! 9/7/20

It is Labor Day! We have managed to get through almost the whole summer without seeing anyone except our immediate family and the checkers at the grocery store. Luckily I Zoom with my sisters in Florida once a week and … Continue reading

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Hamburgers. 8/29/20

This is the first actual hamburger I have eaten in 11.5 months. Yes, I have had a couple of very low fat burgers on pita or a diet bread product a couple of times but there is really no comparison. … Continue reading

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Fancy dinner night. 8/27/20

Tonight we gave into the hardcore carnivore within each of us and made lamb chops with a baked potato and asparagus. Since we do not have a reliable cooktop here John broiled the lamb chops in the oven, I microwaved … Continue reading

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