Sometimes, when I’m eating something delicious, I think about how, with no consequences related to health or body, I could eat something everyday and not get sick of it. Sometimes the flavors are just too perfect. So here is my list of…
Things I’d Eat Everyday (If It Didn’t Make Me Fat…Or Dead or Diseased or Smell Funny):
(in no particular order)
- Dark Chocolate with Sea Salt
- Margherita Pizza
- Manchego Cheese with Spanish Wine
- Pistachio Bittersweet Chocolate Ganache Macarons from Petites Bouchées
- Pad Thai with Tofu
- Tom Yum Goong
- Samuel Smith Oatmeal Stout Float with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
- Vegetarian Hu Tieu
- Huevos Rancheros
- Roasted Brussels Sprouts
- Miso Soup
- Raw Oysters
- Grilled Whole Branzino with Lemon Beurre Blanc
- Vegetable Korma
- Mac n’ Cheese
- Pomme Frites with Truffle Honey and Parmesan
- Local, Fresh Honey
- Avocado Toast with Garlic and Salt
- Balsamic anything
Whew, and that list could go on!
What are some of the things that YOU could eat everyday?
Beets. Beets. Beets. They remind me of Los Angeles, but only because people either love them or hate them, just like the city where I was born. I love them both, the city and the vegetable.
Beet and Chevre Salad
I had some baby beets (pre-prepared from Trader Joe’s) and some goat cheese covered in an outer layer of cranberry relish (Hi! Yum!) and I knew they would be perfect together. I threw them over some baby mixed greens with a drizzle of balsamic vinaigrette.
In retrospect, I should have added some toasted almonds or walnuts, but I was really hungry and just wanted to eat something. It was absolutely delicious but it also reminded me that as good as the baby beets are from TJ’s, I like mine better. I wish they didn’t take so damn long to prepare! However, if you want to prepare your own beets but think it’s too difficult, just pick some up from your local farmer’s market and follow these simple instructions…