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DIETARY REBOOT – Days 23 and 24

DIETARY REBOOT – Days 23 and 24

I’m one lucky Galley Kat this week. Not only did my daughter prepare us her Shakshuka, (her super delicious recipe here) Captain François decided to treat us to one of his faves for supper. On to the menu board for today… Breakfast Sweet Potato Sausage Pie I omitted the cheese this time and went back to my butcher for Whole 30 compliant sausage (click on image for recipe link) Lunch Pineapple Chicken Lettuce Wraps No recipe needed but this is…

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DIETARY REBOOT – Days 21 and 22

DIETARY REBOOT – Days 21 and 22

Barely a week to go to the 30-day mark and we’re still going strong. As challenging as it’s been to create meals without dairy, grains, legumes and sugar, we’ve eaten really well and don’t feel at all deprived. Breakfast Breakfast Pizza Very simple to throw together. A base of hash browns, 8 eggs, crumbled bacon and chopped sun-dried tomatoes. About 30 minutes at 375 ° and it’s ready to enjoy. Lunch Chicken Lettuce Wraps Sliced grilled chicken topped with Dijon…

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CHOCOLATE LOVERS’ MONTH

CHOCOLATE LOVERS’ MONTH

  I put together a few of my favourite chocolate recipes for you to celebrate Chocolate Lovers’ Month beginning with my latest Chocolate fix… A dear friend’s recent birthday pushed me to make a little something special to leave at his door. I know he’s crazy about my Sea Salt, Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter treats but I wanted to try something new. Hot Chocolate Truffles sound good? I thought so too. This recipe from Your Cup of Cake was perfect, very much…

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DIETARY REBOOT – Days 19 and 20

DIETARY REBOOT – Days 19 and 20

We made it through another Whole 30 reboot day with our visitors. That Greek yogurt on the smoked salmon and waffled potatoes was hard to resist…but we did. The slice of bread and butter served with the lunch-time soup was so tempting…but we remained steadfast. And that glass of wine served with supper… really tough…but we endured. Breakfast Mashed Winter Vegetable Waffles with Smoked Salmon (click on the image for the recipe) Minus the Greek yogurt topping. Wheat flour omitted….

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DIETARY REBOOT – Days 17 and 18

DIETARY REBOOT – Days 17 and 18

Part of the ease in making this Whole30 regime work is keeping sequestered from outside challenges like dining out. Entertaining guests also adds a new dimension to our culinary journey. Old habits resurface, as when Captain François automatically reached for a slice of bread during a recent dinner party. The next few days may or may not be difficult as we welcome guests for the week. We’ll just have to wait and see. On the meal board for today… Breakfast Scrambled…

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DIETARY REBOOT – Days 15 and 16

DIETARY REBOOT – Days 15 and 16

What an interesting journey this is turning out to be! It’s challenging me to create meals within certain parameters all the while staving off boredom. It does take a bit of extra work and for sure planning and prepping seems to be the key. Having a willing, enthusiastic and focused partner has kept me on track. So at the half way point of our Whole 3o Challenge on the menu board for today… Breakfast Prosciutto-Wrapped Mini Meatloaves I simply put…

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DIETARY REBOOT – Days 13 and 14

DIETARY REBOOT – Days 13 and 14

It’s hard to believe we’ve almost reached the halfway point in our Whole 30 Challenge without cheating. Well not entirely without cheating. We weren’t supposed to weigh ourselves…and we did. aaaand… Captain Francois has shed 8 lbs and I, 4 lbs in just two weeks. This wasn’t about weight loss as much as it was about rebalancing our eating habits but the fact that it has had this much impact on the earth’s force of gravity on our body mass is…

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National Peanut Butter Day

National Peanut Butter Day

In celebration of National Peanut Butter Day I have created a compilation of recipes adapted for and prepared in my simple lean boat galley. Simply click on the images below to access the recipes…   made in my Omnia Stove Top Oven   …the ones I dream about… …meant to be shared. Happy National Peanut Butter Day to all my Galley Peeps

CHOWDER WEEK

CHOWDER WEEK

“You can take the girl out of the East but you can’t take the East out of the girl” For the start of Nova Scotia Chowder Week I’ve put together my six fave chowder recipes for you. All super easy to make. All have been made in our little boat galley. Some made while under sail. Some made during rockin’ storms. All made rich and creamy to warm our bones and belly. To access the recipes just click on the…

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DIETARY REBOOT – Days 11 and 12

DIETARY REBOOT – Days 11 and 12

One of the challenges of this Whole30 adventure so far is finding things like sausage that don’t use grains as a binder. Sure we could choose to give it up for the sake of 30 days but I have a craving for sausage and sauerkraut and apparently cravings is one of those side effects at this stage of the game. Scoring some gluten-free sausage at our local market has allowed me to scratch that itch. On the menu board for…

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