Mar 11, 2014
Welcome to this special March Meatball Madness edition of Tuesday 10!
Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase “franchise player.” It describes athletes who are so good, they’re not just stars of the team, they’re the cornerstones around which the rest of the team is built. They’re a combination of star power, reliability, adaptability, and the x-factor.
Mar 10, 2014
What do you say to juicy beef meatballs with bacon and jalapeños dropping dimes on dinner?! I say you can eat these all day long… especially when they’re topped with Awesome Sauce. That’s right: Awesome Sauce.
This recipe is part of March Meatball Madness; get all the recipes right here.
Bacon-Jalapeño Burger Balls w/ Dill Relish & Awesome Sauce
Serves 2-4 | Prep 10 min | Chill...
Mar 10, 2014
Today is National Ranch Dressing Day — which probably means nothing to anyone outside the United States and Canada. While ranch dressing has been numero uno in the U.S. since about 1992 — surpassing Italian as our favorite way to disguise raw vegetables — it’s pretty much unknown throughout the rest of the world. International friends, say hello to ranch!
The iconic dressing — creamy, tangy,...
Mar 8, 2014
March Madness, an American celebration of office betting pools and college basketball, officially begins on March 18. Although I am firmly an NFL football girl — and a Fug Madness girl — I’m also a girl that cannot resist alliteration.
So, along with my husband Dave (tall enough for basketball but really more of a reader) and some paleo friends, I give you…
Mar 7, 2014
One of the things I heard from a lot of you in our recent reader survey is that you’d like to see more of the stuff I eat on a daily basis. Not the feel-like-a-master-chef recipes — although there were requests for those, too, which I’m happy to accommodate — but the run-of-the-mill, sometimes-you-just-gotta-eat kinds of meals.
I recently gave my breakfast a makeover after reading tips in...
Mar 6, 2014
As a kid, I never liked ketchup, an opinion that wasn’t helped by the fact that my brother ate a ketchup-and-peanut-butter sandwich once to gross me out. As an adult, I learned I loved it on fried things — french fries, onion rings, fried pickles — but never, ever, ever on meat. Then I started eating paleo and battered-and-fried things went away. Ketchup was forgotten… until I started...
Mar 5, 2014
Last week I had a super fun conversation with Brandyn and Lisa, the dazzling personalities behind the Primal Wellness web site and the Paleo Uncensored podcast. Seriously. There were so many laughs during our time together — I think you guys will have fun listening, too. We talked about the Well Fed cookbooks, Lisa and I played “You Know How You Could Do That?”, and I listed my five...
Mar 4, 2014
Happy Mardi Gras! Today is “Fat Tuesday” — the last day of the Carnival season in New Orleans and the day before Ash Wednesday, which is the first day of Lent.
For me, it just means I start thinking about New Orleans delicious culinary traditions. For your eating pleasure, I give you some paleo-style Fat Tuesday recipes that are like a party in your mouth any day of the year....
Mar 2, 2014
Olympics glory, fun fashion, Bill Murray, and the all-pizza diet — welcome to a new collection of Rants & Raves!
Rants, Or… Why Is the World So Disappointing Sometimes?
Um… I like zucchini soup for breakfast.
I know not everyone shares my predilection for warm, soothing, puréed veggies for breakfast. But surely you don’t want to start your day with the latest that Taco Bell is...
Mar 1, 2014
I don’t want to be a big baby or anything, but sometimes I get really tired of the fact that my “special food” — i.e., food that is healthy and real and not poisoned with unpronounceable ingredients — costs twice as much as the crappy, regular version. The target of my ire recently was coconut aminos.
Don’t get me wrong: I love coconut aminos for the way they healthily replace...
Feb 28, 2014
It’s been almost six years since I launched The Clothes Make The Girl, and a lot has changed since then. When I started writing, it was purely to amuse myself and the handful of people in my CrossFit class. Who knew when I wrote that first post that there would be amazing readers like you and cookbooks in my future?!
It’s time to give the site a makeover, and I would love your input. Can you...