Category Archive: Healthy

Caramelized Broccoli with Garlic

  I’ve only ever thought of caramelizing onions (or sugar) so the thought that you can caramelize broccoli was intriguing! This recipe from Food and Wine was great, although all of the stages take longer… Continue reading

Simple Roast Chicken

 All I really wanted to make was chicken stock, but this recipe from Kitchn called for the bones from a roast chicken, so I thought I might as well do that first. I found… Continue reading

Raw Avocado and Cucumber Soup

 I feel like all I’ve been eating for the past 3 days is avocado and yogurt (I do have a chicken roasting in the oven so don’t worry – or maybe do worry… Continue reading

Kefir Smoothie with Ginger, Mint, and Avocado

 Yes, Mom, I’m still cooking! I’ve just gotten lazy about posting… But! I’m on a new kick – namely, anti-candida. Because I like doing the occasional cleanse, it’s like a reset button for… Continue reading

Sweet Potato Curry

  I’ve been getting really into one-pot meals, mainly to appease a certain someone who has the impression that any time I say I want to cook, it will be a 3 hour ordeal…… Continue reading

Slowcooker Red Curry Lentils

  I wanted to make something hearty (in my slowcooker) that didn’t have meat. This recipe from Pinch of Yum is great. And it’s a lot! I cut the recipe in half, and it’s still… Continue reading

Spicy Lime Jalapeño Chicken Soup with (or without) Beans

  Here’s another in the set-it-and-forget-it category. This one from Heather Christo. Basically you cook the onions, garlic, and jalapeños for a bit in the bottom of a big pot (I used olive oil,… Continue reading

Unsweetened Almond Flour Prune Muffins

  I did not think these muffins from Life Is Good were going to be good – mainly because they’re not sweetened at all (except with dried fruit chunks) and because I tasted a bit… Continue reading

Slow Cooker Mexican Quinoa with Black Beans and Butternut Squash

  Planning to start eating well again (…next week) so in preparation I decided to make a bunch of slow cooker stuff that (I hope!) freezes well!  I got this recipe from Chelsea’s Messy Apron and… Continue reading

Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Almond Butter Curry

This was awesome! I love spaghetti squash and need to use it more. And the fact that they end up in their own cute little boats at the end, extra amazing! Although the… Continue reading