Systems, go!

My friend Andrew (http://designsmithnl.com) is a pretty smart guy. He helps companies develop processes and systems so that they work more efficiently and with better quality results and products. When someone needs to make a restaurant or manufacturing system work better, Andrew puts on his cape and flies in to look at what they’re doing…

My Food Fixin’ Formula, or how I keep the family from starving

We eat a lot of food.   I’ve noticed that when I take the time to plan out meals, everything in our lives flows better. Mornings are magically possible because there are easy lunches to be grabbed. Tempers fray less when everyone is fed. I fret less about training because I know I’m well-fuelled (and…

Peppermint Knob Dessert

Cake Ingredients: 8 eggs, separated 6 oz. cream cheese (softened) 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 tsp cream of tartar sweetener – you choose, but the equivalent sweetness of 1/4c of sugar – can omit up to half of this without ill effect 2 scoops vanilla protein powder Filling ingredients: About 10 Purity Pepper mint knobs,…

Recipe: Chilli salmon & cashew-curry vegetables

I finally remembered to write down a recipe as I made it! Posting it here in case I decide to recreate it, which I believe I will do in the near future. This meal was stellar! Chilli Salmon: 12 to 20 ounces of salmon filets. (This marinade will do enough for 2-4 people.) Mix the…

A chocolatey post for Valentine’s Day

I posted this on my Facebook feed, but since FB is such a limited sphere of influence and since I can never find anything of importance that I’ve posted more than a week after I’ve posted it, I’m also posting it here, so that I can locate it again. It seemed topical, on this day…

Red House Soups

I should have written this post some time ago, but I simply never thought to. Then the doorbell rang, the soup arrived and a something clicked in my mind (and if you know my mind at all, you’ll understand that things clicking on a Wednesday are painfully rare). Allow me to introduce you to Red…