Monday, January 11, 2010

A new week.

Inspired by and in honor of Michael Pollan's new book, Food Rules, I decided to take a week on my blog and show you a week's worth of meals at our house. Food Rules is what it says, a list of rules to help you eat a cleaner, more nourishing diet and gives you a better way to look at food than just a substance to fill your stomach. Much of the information in Pollan's new book is regurgitated from In Defense of Food, but in a clearer, more concise format.

Sunday

Tomato-Rice Soup with Cheese from The Complete Tassajara Cookbook



Carrot-Corn Muffins

1 1/3 cup flour (I used spelt)
2/3 cup corn meal
3 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup sugar or honey
2 med-lrg sized carrots, grated (or about 1 1/2 cups grated)
2 eggs
3/4 cup milk (or milk sub)
1/4 cup olive oil

Mix dry ingredients in bowl then add wet ingredients. Stir until just mixed. Pour 1/4 cup of batter into each muffin container. Bake at 350 for 18-20 min or until center of muffin is set.


Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. ~ Michael Pollan


11 comments:

  1. Yum! Gonna try this recipe. I like this idea of blogging about your food for a week too. Food is for sure something we could all be a little more mindful about. :)
    Peace.

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  2. This looks like a perfect meal for the rainy day we're having today. We'll probably have soup and muffins for dinner tonight. Thanks Joy!

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  3. This is such a great idea...I may have to follow your idea here in the coming weeks. I love seeing what other's make for meals and it really helps me to come up with new ideas.
    Suzy

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  4. Interested to see how this week looks at your house!

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  5. What a yummy, comforting winter meal.

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  6. My first visit to your blog. Nice! Hope to come around again soon.

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  7. I love your new banner Joy!
    This looks so great, I hope to try both recipes! I love the quote at the end of your post : ) From one vegetarian family to another I am really looking forward to your week of food!

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  8. you totally beat me to it! But, we have been attempting to buy/cook local only. we were successful last night, i'll probably share later--but I warn you, it's meaty!

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  9. joy, this is such a fabulous idea for a week's worth of posts. thank you!
    nicola
    http://whichname.blogspot.com

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I love to hear what you think!