Are any of you attending Paleofx this year?? I know amazing people like Bill & Hayley from Primal Palate, Stacy & Matt from Paleo Parents, Vanessa from Clean Eating with a Dirty Mind, Brittany from Brittany Angell, Michelle from Nom Nom Paleo, and pretty much whoever else you can think of in the CrossFit/paleo/primal/eating healthy realm that I haven’t mentioned and am a total ass for. Scientists, bloggers, food specialists, exercise specialist, paleofx pretty much has it all. Last year I went for the first time and did a cooking demo with George. Well, that was the first time we met and in that same weekend we decided to write a cookbook together. It’s crazy that a year ago we started and finished this cookbook. So weird. Anywho, this year Vanessa and I are doing a cooking demo together and I will be speaking on my first panel. Can you guess what panel I’m on…
Paleo desserts. Of course I am. So they have 4 or 5 people to talk about their opinions on paleo desserts on this panel. I’m sure I’ll get chewed out for mine, but that’s nothing different than what I go through on a daily basis with people. Mostly dudes. Over the internet. People don’t like saying rude things to people’s faces. Women never seem to complain about me posting desserts, but dudes…they got some issues wit’ that. It’s like they feel as though I’m forcing it down their throats and making them eat delicious desserts. I’m not. Let’s make that clear. I don’t even force desserts on my friends. But these bros on the internet have taken some frustration to my dessert-loving mind.
And these bros on bros on bros have decided that voicing their opinion is needed. Not just about my food, but about my body. They either say I’m fat or it wouldn’t hurt for me to lose a few pounds or that I should stay away from the desserts. What the f*ck is that? What is wrong with people? I’m 5’7″, I weigh around 140-145 pounds, I’m a size 6 (whatever the hell that means nowadays), I workout 6 times per week, I eat healthy, I splurge on desserts when I want to, I’m happy and I share my recipes for free on the internet. I create multiple kinds of recipes so people can choose what they want to eat. Those recipes range from desserts to breakfasts to meat dishes to fish dishes to baked goods to side dishes to snacks. Big array of options. But since I post desserts for people so they have options of eating healthier desserts when they are craving them, that makes me fat? I don’t really get it. I don’t post body instagram selfies, I don’t say I’m a pro (in dietetics or athletics), I don’t call myself an expert. I literally just post free recipes that I enjoy. And I post a lot of different kinds of recipes because not everyone’s tastebuds are the same. Something I enjoy, you may not. Like desserts. If you’re an a**hole bro, you obviously won’t like those. The positive about running a free website is that you can click next and see a completely different recipe AND IT’S FREE. Crazy thing, isn’t it?
So to all the douchey man bros who feel oh so very safe behind their computer screen, thank you so much for your concern about my weight, but I’m guessing you need to be heading to your therapy appointment to sort out the issues you have with strong women…or desserts…or paleo. I don’t know. Hopefully someone helps you out. As for me, I’m going to keep on posting recipes. Including desserts. And making others happy.
*Drop the mic*
- 1 pound breakfast sausage (or any other kind of ground meat)
- 1 medium leek, thinly sliced (only the white part)
- 6-8 stalks of asparagus, chopped
- 8 eggs, whisked
- ¼ cup heavy cream (or coconut milk or almond milk to make strict paleo)
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh dill
- ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
- salt and pepper, to taste
- butter or coconut oil, for greasing the dish
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease an 8x8 baking dish.
- Place breakfast sausage in a sauté pan over medium heat. Break into small pieces.
- Once the sausage is half way cooked through, add leeks and asparagus and cook until no pink remains in the sausage. Remove from heat and discard any excess fat left in pan.
- In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, cream, dill, garlic powder, and salt and pepper.
- Pour mixture into greased baking dish, add the sausage mixture, and mix well.
- Place in oven to bake for 35-40 minutes, until eggs are cooked through in the center and no longer jiggly.