What’s Cooking: five days of … kale

I’ve been focusing on mostly art and music this last week. I’m still on my fitness challenge and trying desperately to lose weight. I cook almost every day – except for days when I have leftovers from the night before. I’m experimenting more with healthy desserts using frozen fruits as well. I ate kale last…

Fitness: meal plans for successful weight loss

So, I know I’ve been writing a lot the past few days. That’s how inspiration is. It comes. And it goes. I’ve been mostly a home body these days. With the exception of seeing my dad on the weekends, and my weekly church visit to see family and to play a little music – that’s…

What’s Cooking: lazy Monday night cooking – kale & dumplings

Took a break from cooking on the weekend. Sometimes I get lazy. Here’s a new recipe I cooked up tonight: Cooked kale and pork dumplings. Cooked Kale and Pork Dumplings This is really lazy cooking. You can make your own dumplings but honestly, store bought ones are so cheap and delicious. I try new ones…

Grief: On this day, I remember.

I never got to meet my grandfather Otto. He was a freedom fighter in Denmark during World War II. He was also sent to a concentration camp in Germany for two years because of his actions. He was a war hero. And it was the staple for my family moving to Canada – specifically Edmonton….

What’s Cooking: my favorite cooking channels

Not that long ago, I complained to you that I was stuck in a food rut. Cooking had become a chore. Grocery shopping was even less fun. But as money grew tight – I had to come up with creative ways to make the paychecks stretch longer. And that meant cutting back on certain things…

What’s Cooking: beef and rum stew

I watched a few different chefs on Youtube cook some delicious beef stew. I couldn’t decide on which recipe to follow – so I just worked with what I had on hand. Keep in mind – I don’t measure anything I put into my recipes. It’s always a dash of this, a handful of that…