Monday, April 19, 2010

What Cleanse?

I was doing so well with my cleanse. So well! I chose this week because we had no plans this weekend.

Until Saturday.

We found out some friends were free, so we invited them over to let the kids play. My girlfriend said she'd eat clean with me. Then we found out some more were free, so they were coming over. That got TV Joe into chef mode. For those following along at home, Mr. Jack-Of-All-Trades went to chef school forever ago. He likes to cook on the weekend. He was in rare form on Saturday.

On the menu:

Hummus, with pita bread and carrots (very healthy, cleanse friendly)
Spinach Salad with feta, onion, heirloom tomatoes, candied pecans and balsamic vinaigrette (feta? well...there's not that much so it's all good)
Ribeyes for the guys (whew, dodged a bullet with that one!)
Halibut, poached in a champagne/white wine, with beurre blanc sauce (healthy for me??)
Brussels Sprouts, boiled (I think) the tossed with butter and bacon (um, yeah...)
Roasted Potatoes (with lots of olive oil...I mean LOTS of olive oil)
Pearl Onions, sauteed with butter, olive oil, bacon and topped with blue cheese (what?????? just kill me now)

And then, my friend walked in with not one, but TWO Nothing But Bundt cakes, which, as you have heard, will be served in heaven.

Cleanse over.

Delicious dinner.

Cleanse later.

The end.


Megan said...

Ohhhh yum. This post got me hungry! Candied pecans...ribeyes...bundt cake...I agree that it was cleanse-postponement worthy.
The topiary came from Calloway's on 26. We need one more, but it was the last one left. They said they will get more in this week. Should flower all spring/summer/fall. Purty.

K.Law said...

This post makes me happy! I just like ya Amy!! Long live bundt cake!!