Category Archives: art journal

Subzero Chili with Beans

Ice and snow and we lived on this in the studio…. Recipe, rough, approximate, because I rarely use a recipe… 2 big onions, chopped 1 lb ground round 1 oz chili powder tsp salt tsp black pepper tbsp cumin Mind, … Continue reading

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Lungberg’s will spur me onto a new way of cooking rice….

We’ve had a situation in the studio that made us have to be here 24/7, working. I tried Lundberg’s organic versions of what my mom used to call minute-rice, though she didn’t use it — she, too, made her own.  We’ve … Continue reading

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Organic Fudge

I stopped making fudge at Christmas because we stopped eating anything with GMOs, and so many recipes for things like fudge were full of very nasty things.  But I discovered organic Sweetened Condensed Milk, so the tradition continues! I made … Continue reading

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Recipe: Black Bean and Corn Side Dish

One of the yummiest dishes to have around during this dieting time is this basic recipe, which can change from winter to summer, and can combine in so many different ways to make a satisfying meal. WINTER VERSION Organic ingredients … Continue reading

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Diet Week 3: a Week to Test My Resolve

A tough week to record dieting. I also was unable to paint much in general.  Deadlines, and then I came down with a 24-hour bug. I stayed on my diet well considering. We had client dinners out. Chinese food each … Continue reading

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Diet Week 2b: To Hell in a Handbasket

Wednesday + Thursday were good days. I am so surprised at how much food is available!  I realize my diet in my twenties was incredibly poor by comparison. I ate a lot of hard cheese, lots of lunch meats (salami, … Continue reading

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Diet Week 2a: Getting Comfortable

Saturday: Oddly, I don’t feel deprived. I don’t feel stressed or obsessing over what I can and can’t eat. Possibly it is because I have worked with eating what I wanted, when I was hungry, and even now, I look … Continue reading

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