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Wordless Wednesday: Promotion

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Free Drinks and Free Money

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Not exactly the running I should be doing ...
 Anyone want to have a coffee with me?
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Menu Plan Monday: I let my daughter pick

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This is what the menu looks like when I ask for my daughter's input. Not bad on the days I have her. We're in the process of packing up for a move at the end of the month, so I'm trying to keep most meals to one skillet or so. Last week's menu bleeds into this week.


Monday: Asian Orange Chicken (I cheat and use Fresh and Easy Orange Peel Simmer Sauce and didn't bread the chicken (paleo friendlier) -- that makes this meal 30 minutes or less)
Tuesday: Skirt Steak with Arugula Salad - also 30 minutes or less
Wednesday: Leftovers for me
Thursday: Beef and Bean Chili Verde (she's finally getting tired of this one, but it's so quick and easy). Dessert of African Fruit Fool (adapted -- no papaya for me, no coconut for her, homemade whipped cream is the BEST)
Friday: More Chili Verde...
Saturday: Today is the day I planned to go to storage unit, clean crap out of it, load it with boxes that I won't need immediately. Perfect day to use the crock-pot and this recipe fo…

Disney Cruise Line Recipe: Grilled Tuna with Truffle-Infused Potato Risotto

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I loved dining at Palo, but did not try this particular meal. Now I need to go buy some tuna steaks and substitute in some Paleo friendly risotto. Don't forget steamed veggies on the side. And for mom, some Moscato :)
Grilled Tuna
Ingredients

 4-6 tuna steakssalt and pepper to tasteolive oillime juiceDirections:
Place tuna steaks and olive oil in a large resealable plastic bag. Seal, and refrigerate for 1 hour.Preheat the grill for medium heat. When coals are very hot, scatter a handful of hickory or mesquite wood chips over them for flavor.Lightly oil grill grate. Season tuna with salt and pepper, and cook on the preheated grill approximately 6 minutes, turning once. Transfer to a serving platter, and drizzle with freshly squeezed lime juice. Serve immediately.

Risotto (adapted from Cynthia Underground)
 Ingredients



1 headcauliflower1/2 tablespoon olive oil (or truffle oil if you have it) to tasteolive oil1/2tablespoon(grass-fed) butter or coconut oil1/2smallonion (Diced)1 c…