#Worldphotoday: Belizean food

In honor of #worldphotoday I thought I would share a photo of a home cooked meal I made while I was staying Belize this past April.

The main course consisted of:

  • fried plaintain
  • stir fried callaloo cooked in home made coconut oil (oil was made by one of the Garifuna locals)
  • brown rice

YUM!! My mouth is watering just thinking of it…

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This was too gross and too good not to share. I have known about food fillers, and because I mainly buy organic, I wasn’t too worried.

Well, I was wrong. 

Since I’m now living abroad, my food choices have had to be switched up and around. It’s not something I’m really happy with, but I have to work with what’s available to me.

A week or so ago, I was having a conversation with a friend about how difficult it’s become to buy ‘real’ food. So, unless it’s growing in your backyard, buyer beware.

http://www.healthcare-management-degree.net/food-fillers/

It’s really been 7 looonnnnnggggg months since I’ve posted anything here? Time sure flies. I’ve since moved to Hawaii and am learning how to adjust to the sticker shock on the price of food out here. 

Not.cheap.

Still though, it doesn’t mean I sacrifice my good eating habits. I’m going to make an effort to continue posting here. Since food is such a HUGE part of my life. Even more so now that I’m pregnant. Having to watch what I eat to make sure I’m getting enough protein and all that kind of stuff. So, stay tuned!

Today, I’m linking to a website that an old coworker of mine referred me to. I’m applying for a position being offered there which is why she sent it over. Since I will be having to cook for a child soon enough, this couldn’t have come at a more appropriate time!

For all you parents out there, check it out. I like that her style is very friendly and approachable.

Bon apetit!

Gluten-Free Breakfast: My ‘Quick-Trick-Snack Stack’
Pilar Gerasimo, huffingtonpost.com
Behind the scenes dur­ing the shoot (Damon Dahlen/The Huff­in­g­ton Post)I came up with this fast, healthy, grain-free break­fast solu­tion most­ly out of des­per­a­tion. In my rush to get out the door every morn­ing, I kept miss­ing “th…

Well, this was an awesome idea!

Gluten-Free Breakfast: My ‘Quick-Trick-Snack Stack’
Pilar Gerasimo, huffingtonpost.com

Behind the scenes dur­ing the shoot (Damon Dahlen/The Huff­in­g­ton Post)

I came up with this fast, healthy, grain-free break­fast solu­tion most­ly out of des­per­a­tion. In my rush to get out the door every morn­ing, I kept miss­ing “th…

Well, this was an awesome idea!

Who says you can’t play with your food?

Who says you can’t play with your food?

All you need are wicks!

All you need are wicks!

yackattack:

Bananas, blueberries, chocolate chips and coconut cream. Dessert for lunch? #vegansknowhowtoeat #veganfoodshare #vegetarian #vegansofig #veganops #vegan #foodporn #food #whatveganseat #healthy

yackattack:

Bananas, blueberries, chocolate chips and coconut cream. Dessert for lunch? #vegansknowhowtoeat #veganfoodshare #vegetarian #vegansofig #veganops #vegan #foodporn #food #whatveganseat #healthy

healthblr:

☮Healthblr a healthy living blog☮
thugkitchen:

You don’t need a party to get down on some guacamole. Put it on a salad, taco, tostada, sandwich, whatever you want. Eat it with your hands. I don’t give a flying fuck. SNACK LIFE.
 
GRAPEFRUIT GUACAMOLE

5 ripe avocados
2 medium grapefruits or 1 big son of a bitch
¼ cup chopped cilantro
¼ cup chopped red onion
juice of 1 lime (about 2 tablespoons)
¼ teaspoon salt

Take the pit out of the avocados and scoop out all the green flesh into a large bowl. Mash it up with fork. I like my guacamole chunky but do what you gotta do. Cut the grapefruit up into segments like you would cut an orange. Remove the peel and cut the segments into pieces about the size of a nickel. Put all the grapefruit into the bowl with the avocado. Add the cilantro, red onion, lime juice, and salt and mix it all up. Taste it and add more shit until you like it. Serve immediately or chill it for a bit. I’m not gonna tell you how to eat guacamole, just follow your fucking heart. 

thugkitchen:

You don’t need a party to get down on some guacamole. Put it on a salad, taco, tostada, sandwich, whatever you want. Eat it with your hands. I don’t give a flying fuck. SNACK LIFE.

 

GRAPEFRUIT GUACAMOLE

5 ripe avocados

2 medium grapefruits or 1 big son of a bitch

¼ cup chopped cilantro

¼ cup chopped red onion

juice of 1 lime (about 2 tablespoons)

¼ teaspoon salt

Take the pit out of the avocados and scoop out all the green flesh into a large bowl. Mash it up with fork. I like my guacamole chunky but do what you gotta do. Cut the grapefruit up into segments like you would cut an orange. Remove the peel and cut the segments into pieces about the size of a nickel. Put all the grapefruit into the bowl with the avocado. Add the cilantro, red onion, lime juice, and salt and mix it all up. Taste it and add more shit until you like it. Serve immediately or chill it for a bit. I’m not gonna tell you how to eat guacamole, just follow your fucking heart.