Tag Archives: pineapple

Tropical chickpea curry veggie burgers

How’s 2013 going so far? It’s been a tiny bit warmer in DC this week, but it’s still too cold for me. Especially when I’m running outside in the dark (with a supremely dorky head lamp). Perhaps some curry-spiced veggie … Continue reading

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Lean, green fighting machine smoothie

I thought you could use something somewhat healthy after the cheesy grits, pie and milkshakes. This smoothie is easy and has a ton of good-for-you ingredients, but it doesn’t taste chalky or weird — it tastes like pineapple and banana. … Continue reading

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Chicken and pineapple curry

I still have a lot more from our Hawaii trip I want to share with you. But I also wanted to share one of the dishes I’ve made since we’ve been back — from a Hawaiian cookbook I bought at … Continue reading

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Pineapple float

Have you ever seen pineapples growing? And did you know they aren’t native to Hawaii? They were brought over from South America. Now there are lots of pineapples growing in Hawaii — and lots of ways to consume it. The … Continue reading

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Mexican wedding cake

As you might imagine, this is not a diet recipe. However, it IS a really easy recipe for a fantastic cake. I first made this cake when I lived in South Carolina, and I was thinking about it when we … Continue reading

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Tropical sunrise smoothie

Well, the diet has been going pretty well, although the exercise portion has been a challenge. It seems the fates have been conspiring against me, but I have managed to swim a little and take a few walk/runs over the … Continue reading

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Hummingbird cake

As I mentioned before, my grandmother died recently. She loved to cook and bake, and one of her favorites was hummingbird cake. I wanted to bake one in her honor — though unfortunately I don’t know any Carmelite monks to … Continue reading

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