We recently took a trip to our local La Brea Bakery for some fresh-baked sourdough bread for our beet greens post. We hadn’t been since the remodel, and let us tell you, it’s magical. Continue reading
Monday is Memorial Day and, while we honor this day of remembrance, we know that across the U.S., it has become common to hold backyard barbecues. Usually, these types of events could be considered danger zones for those of us watching what we eat. Continue reading
The calendar gods have smiled down on us this Cinco de Mayo by scheduling the holiday right on Taco Tuesday! In celebration, we made some tasty shrimp tacos. Continue reading
Because our WW meetings are on Saturday mornings (and because we love brunch), our favorite post-meeting activity together is a tasty-yet-healthy meal from one of our local favorites. We prefer not to eat before our weigh in (for obvious reasons), so we postpone for a little light brunching together after. This keeps us accountable for our food choices, and we’re so amped up on healthy decision-making after our meetings that we’re more likely to go for smarter options.
We’ve been researching this year’s healthy food trends a lot lately (because these things are fun for us). So, in our Internet travels, we came across mentions of an ancient grain that is said to be making a comeback, and we knew we had found the perfect choice for our first ever Grain of the Month.
After reading about the first avocado oil mayo, we immediately began brainstorming how we could use it for the site. Here at EAC, we love avocados, and we’re suckers for a good sauce. Created by Primal Kitchen, the Paleo-friendly condiment is—get ready for this—gluten free, dairy free, sugar free, soy and canola free, non GMO, and uses cage-free eggs. Not to mention, it’s made with all real food: avocado oil, organic cage-free eggs, organic egg yolks, organic vinegar (from non-GMO beets), sea salt, and rosemary extract. Sounds like a dream come true for us health nuts, right? Continue reading