If you’re an egg roll lover, you’re in for a special treat. Today, Dan is sharing his famous egg roll recipe! Here goes nothin’:
• 1 lb lean ground pork (or the meat of your choice) • 1 tsp garlic powder • 1 tsp ground ginger • Pinch of salt • Veggies of your choice (We used carrots, cabbage, snow peas, celery, and onion) • Egg roll wrappers (found in the produce section) • Seed oil of your choice
1) Brown meat in pan with garlic powder, ground ginger, and salt. Set aside in large bowl.
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While in Seattle last week, we spent the day exploring Pike Place Market. If you haven’t been, this is definitely a must-visit destination if love fresh, whole foods. You can find a little bit of everything there!
While exploring the market, we stumbled upon many cool things that were new to us. One of those things was rainbow carrots.
Being completely honest, the Reid family does not like carrots. There, I said it. We’ll tolerate them cooked in
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Salsa is one of our favorite condiments. Not only is it healthy, but it requires minimal ingredients, minimal work, and you can eat it on anything.
Last night we made a tasty Golden Pepper Salsa that we wound up using again this morning. Try it out!
1 medium yellow pepper 1 medium orange pepper 1 medium green apple 1 bunch of cilantro Lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste
Seed and dice the peppers. Core and dice the apple. Chop the cilantro. Add all ingredients together,
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The second Portion Size Me goal is focused on knowing what’s in the food you’re eating. We were eating too many processed and convenience foods, so we decided to we should take a moment to read the ingredients of packaged foods and choose items with the fewest ingredients.
Problem: It seemed unreasonable to expect to eat from a farm or a farmers market solely. We would need to have staples, supplies, and other items in the pantry and refrigerator. Plus, our intent with Portion Size Me was never to
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Rather than regale you with tales from the road, here are our thoughts on the first two weeks of travel. Next time you see us, be prepared for the long versions!
Dan says: The Airstream is still behind us! Jordan says: I got to chase alligators! Marshall says: I like meeting kids at “snack wars”! Alex says: I’m so proud of us for being adventurous (or not very smart)
Jordan says: Too much time with Marshall! Dan says: I got the cleaning the sewer job. Marshall says: Too much time in the car. Alex says: Always wet, sandy,
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Lessons & Traditions: Road Trip Style
For the first two weeks of our trip, we didn’t have any refrigeration in our Airstream trailer. We relied on coolers to keep our perishables chilled. While using the coolers wasn’t so bad, it did make meal planning more of a chore than ever.
Teaching moment: Driving through the plains of Oklahoma without that crucial “modern conveniences” had me thinking about the first settlers in that area. Those brave men and women roughed it without so much as ice. I wondered what they
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