Plain Old Diana

a blog about literally whatever I want.

Minnesota State Fair: Definitely Not Paleo

I literally planned the timing of my Whole30 around the Minnesota State Fair. The Fair comes second only to Christmas, in my book - and it's a very, very close second. The Fair is one of the biggest in the... Continue Reading →


I was really, really hoping we'd be done with summer when I went to the state fair for the first time in my life in a jacket. But noooo. I do like fresh summer veggies and grilling, but...alas. Maybe I'd... Continue Reading →

Paleo Ice Cream

When you find something so perfect, that meets every one of your desires, I ask you: would you mess with it? No, no you would not. This ice cream is - dare I say - perfect. It is creamy. It... Continue Reading →

Marinated Carrots

I'm obsessed with these carrots. I'm eating them with everything. And I do mean, everything; brats, burgers, Merguez Meatballs, BBQ pork...everything. Marinated Carrots are a Spanish tapa - so it's a little weird to eat a heaping helping of them... Continue Reading →

Paleo Pantry

I'm on kind of a mission to whip the house into shape by fall. This is no easy feat, since I am by no means the neatest person ever. It kinda drives Bil nuts. I moved in a year ago,... Continue Reading →

Monkey Mocha

One of the liberties I'm taking with being done with a Whole30 is that of enjoying a smoothie again. I almost hesitate to call this a smoothie, because it's pretty much coffee, just slightly thicker. This summer, I've been getting... Continue Reading →

Chili Dogs

I thought I was done reading blogs today - Bil can't fathom how I get so little done on weekends - until I sat down to eat my leftovers. I don't often rave about my own cooking. But hot damn,... Continue Reading →


My phone is full of pictures of food. Well, and cats. But also food. I promised serious exhibitionism, and I intend to deliver. As I said, I'm not going to update the blog every time I eat (annoying) but I... Continue Reading →

What I ate today

Breakfast: two scrambled eggs, bacon, and kale (cooked in bacon fat, natch) Lunch: lettuce, turkey slices, tomatoes, mashed up avocado, and a little homemade mayo. Tasty, but I'm starting to thing the best thing about bread is how great of... Continue Reading →

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