Steak Fajita Sauce

Fajitas aren’t something we eat often at our house, so when I was looking for something different to do with some beef, it seems like a good enough reason to to make my own sauce. For the sauce : ¼ cup mayo 1 tsp chili powder 2 tsp garlic powder ¼ tsp sugar Salt/pepper to…

Black Bean and Quinoa

What tricks or lessons have you learned in your cooking experience?  One that continues to elude me is planning the size of the pot or pan I will use.  Don’t underestimate the volume of this one. You’ve been warned…. 😛 Ingredients ½ cup black beans 1 cup quinoa 1 can chicken broth (14.5 oz) 1…

Gazpacho-style Chicken

Gazpacho is a soup that is served cold.  It typically consists of onion, cucumber, tomato, and Italian spices.  In this recipe, I experimented with using this as a hot topping or sauce-like addition to baked chicken.   Ingredients: 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1/2 onion, chopped 1/2 cucumber, cut into quarter-inch thick sliced, then quartered 2…

Yoga and Salt

I’ve always loved doing yoga as a way to relax and well as strengthen my body.   It’s like an old friend I should see more often than I do.  So today, I’m visiting. One day last summer, I went to one of those yoga in the park type deals.  There were 5 of us on…