Category Archive: Healthy

Chickpea Flour Pumpkin Bread with Bacon Grease

I had a can of pumpkin burning a hole in my cabinet. And I had this bacon grease from a time when friends came over and made bacon and I saved the grease… Continue reading

Stir-Fried Noodles with Chinese Five Spice Sausage

There’s this awesome spice shop near where I live and I just bought some spices there, including Chinese Five Spice, which came with this lovely little recipe! So I tried it… Totally good,… Continue reading

Japanese Quick Pickled Cucumbers

The inspiration for this one was: 1) I was having folks over for dinner and every dish I had planned was (miraculously) regionally cohesive, but I needed an appetizer. 2) There’s this restaurant… Continue reading

“Creamy” Cauliflower Soup

Blender girl is right – this is totally easy and outsizedly delicious. Here’s all you do: – Sauté 2-3 minced garlic cloves with the white parts of 2 leeks (thinly sliced) in 2tbsp… Continue reading

Grain-free Crepes: 6-way Taste Test!

I really want to make a crepe cake. I’ve wanted to make one forever and just haven’t. Well, the holidays are coming, and it’s time!  But which type of crepe to use??? Let… Continue reading

Orange Almond Flour Chia Seed Muffins

  So good that I couldn’t not blog! I have now made them twice, which is a rare occurrence for me. They kind of taste like lemon poppyseed muffins – except they’re orange chia… Continue reading

Pumpkin Black Bean Brownie Muffins

  The latest in the breakfast brownie adventure and, I’ve promised, the last 😦 These were terrible. Although I’m sure it’s not the recipe‘s fault, since I essentially cut out all the sugar, and… Continue reading

Sweet Potato Chickpea Buddha Bowl

  This recipe from Minimalist Baker was only somewhat involved and well worth it! And amazingly enough, I had all the ingredients – didn’t even need to go shopping or substitute one thing!! That… Continue reading

Black Bean Breakfast Brownies

  Well, these are a better breakfast option than the Chickpea Breakfast Blondies – mainly because they’re not as delicious so they’re actually around for breakfast for the week. I basically followed Ambitious Kitchen‘s recipe,… Continue reading

Quinoa Kitchari

  There’s this dosa/kitchari food truck near my new office and I have gotten the kitchari a couple times. It’s super good, and healthy, and I thought it would be easy to make. And… Continue reading