All posts tagged: indulging in junk food

indulge: white truffle french fries

There is nothing wrong with eating ‘junk food’ and it all depends on your personal interpretation I suppose when doing it (giggle). My weakness is french fries and I do stay away from it as often as possible unless of course I see a load of white truffle french fries, then it’s fair game and I’m stuffing my face bite after bite, very seldom regretting it: Here’s one I love. White Truffle Oil French Fries Ingredients: 2 pounds russet potatoes 1 ounce white truffle oil 2 ounces grated Parmesan reggiano 1 ounce shaved Parmesan reggiano (use a peeler or large-sided grater) 3 quarts peanut or soybean oil Pinch sea salt & pepper Directions: Rinse the potatoes and then cut them into sticks by cutting the potato in 4 or 5 vertical pieces, and then cut each piece into sticks. Place them in a large bowl and cover with cold water. Allow them to soak, 2 hours. Drain water and lay potatoes on baking sheets and blot with paper towels. Heat the oil in a heavy bottom-handled …

eating right or juicing after a vacation

I have to admit, although I watched what I ate mostly, sticking to salads and soups everywhere I went on this trip, I did eat desserts and bread every single day, also downing a few cans of soda for energy and wine and mixed drinks while winding down at the end of the day. So, as you know, like most people returning from a vacation, I plan to watch what I eat and go back to my exercise regiment right away, adding a juicing option not so regimented. Here’s a good recipe to consider: Kale Juice Serving: 2 Servings Ingredients 6 leaves kale (1 bunch) 2 stalks celery 2 green apples 2 pears 1 lime Instructions First wash your fruits and veggies. Leave the kale leaves and celery as is, these can go in your juicer whole. Chop your green apples and pears in half (leaving the skins on) just making sure to remove the seeds. Cut the lime in half and feel free to leave the rind on, the juicer will take care of the …