Amaranth Quinoa “Risotto” with Sautéed Mushrooms

  So, sounds fancy and delectable, but it wasn’t that great. Kind of just tasted like amaranth. Sorry friends-who-always-invite-us-over-and-make-us-delicious-food! If only we’d made you the Orange Roughy from last night…. But I think it… Continue reading

Orange Roughy with Garlic and Butter

  I was left to my own devices at the grocery store with the request of “fish”… so I asked the guy behind the counter what I should get. He said the best thing… Continue reading

Slow Roast Chicken with Vegetables

  Roasting chickens is awesome – so much deliciousness from the bird, and then so much chicken stock potential! But I wanted to do one that would be a full meal because I didn’t… Continue reading

Sweet Potato Hash

  I was at my mom’s, and we were making brunch for 8 people. Kind of a lot, but I do have a history of massive brunches with my old roommates on the upper upper… Continue reading

Coconut Chai Popsicles

 It’s still hot, and I want a treat, so I decided to make popsicles. I found a recipe for a bunch of different ones from The Candida Diaries, and made them as follows: Mix… Continue reading

Coconut Kefir “Milkshake”

  I never thought this could happen, but… I am sick of avocado. I can’t believe it! So terrible. I hope this passes quickly. But in the meantime, I need another new smoothie option… Continue reading

Beef and Chicken Liver Burger with Homemade Mustard

  I was with friends at the butcher and seeing ground beef made me abandon my plans of eating the chicken and broccoli that I already had at home. And then I thought about… Continue reading

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