Plain Old Diana

a blog about literally whatever I want.



Last Minute Paleo Dinner: Fish & Vegetables

This is rather unsexy dinner. But you know what? You don't have to leave the house to make it, and you don't have to have prepped anything in advance. Nothing. And it only takes 20 minutes! It doesn't ask for... Continue Reading →

Veggie Soups

Know what I'm obsessed with right now? Veggie soups. Not like, soup with a bunch of veggies cut up in it. Like ONE veggie, with flavorings, in broth, with a bit of coconut milk, all blended up. That shit is... Continue Reading →

Last Minute Paleo Dinner: Crispy Chicken Thighs

I used to be all in on weekly paleo meal prep. I would spend about 3+ hours every weekend cooking up all our food for the week. During the week, it was awesome; I barely had to cook anything, just... 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 →

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 →


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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