Monthly Archives: October 2013

Leftovers: Red Chicken Curry Eggplant Lasagna

Leftovers: Red Chicken Curry Eggplant Lasagna

Remember that crockpot chicken that I posted a week ago? Well, the Hubster and I certainly didn’t eat all of that four and a half pound bird in one night. Once we finished our meal, we vacuumed sealed the leftover meat after shredding it, and put the bones, innards, and skin into a container toContinue Reading

Strawberry Birthday Sorbet

Strawberry Birthday Sorbet

Happy birthday to me! Feels like every other day, though. Seriously, I even forgot that it was my birthday until I started getting my first well-wishes on the phone. Then I was like, “Oh duh, Julie. You forgot your birthday? Seriously?” Then, realizing that I forgot it made me feel old. Boo. The Hubster andContinue Reading

Go Nuts Over Breakfast Bars

Go Nuts Over Breakfast Bars

While the Hubster was at work, stretching and massaging away his clients’ injuries, Wifey played with making some delicious breakfast bars. He didn’t know that I was planning¬† on creating something that he can grab and devour on his way out the door; something that is Hubby-centric and tailored to what I know he likes…Continue Reading

Top Ten Essential Death Defying Kitchen Gadgets

The Hubster gave me something that I really wanted for my birthday – an immersion blender! I’ve been checking this thing out and commenting on how awesome it is. This new gadget got us into a deep conversation about the kitchen items that we find most helpful when it comes to cooking food for ourContinue Reading

The Great Pumpkin Pudding Pie

The Great Pumpkin Pudding Pie

Death Defying Diet now has a Facebook page! When I post new recipes here, they automatically get posted into the news feed, which is awesome. For blog followers who have Facebook, all you have to do is click on the square box with an F in it on the right side of this page, whichContinue Reading

Crockpot Roasted Chicken

Crockpot Roasted Chicken

Seymour is talking to me. “Seymour” is the name that I’ve given my stomach. When I’m hungry, it is very loud. I got the name from one of my favorite musicals, The Little Shop of Horrors, especially since my tummy wants me to feed it. Feed it all night long… My brother-in-law pointed out thatContinue Reading

Better Than Yo Mama’s Chicken Broth

Maybe you just made crockpot roasted chicken. Maybe you have some leftover bones and skin from de-boning chicken thighs. Whatever the reason, whether raw or cooked chicken leftovers, or both, you can make chicken stock! Better yet, you can let it go overnight. Directions: Put all your leftover chicken stuff in the crockpot. I likeContinue Reading

Am I (Coco)Nuts? Or is Coconut Flour Kicking My Butt?

Is Coconut Flour Weakening Bubble World? If you’ve read the “About” section of this blog, you probably came across the allergy and sensitivities list of foods that I need to avoid. You’ll also know that it is a pretty long list. One of the things that I’ve been adamant about cutting from my daily routineContinue Reading

Decadent Cherry Cordial Pancakes

Decadent Cherry Cordial Pancakes

The other night, Hubster and I opened a bottle of wine from Adams County Winery that I saved for a rainy day. Unfortunately, it appeared that I saved it a bit too long, and it was tasting a bit too tart; probably because I didn’t store it correctly initially. So we left the cork off,Continue Reading