I have been craving pasta lately but I was sick and tired of my go-to tomato based ground turkey sauce. It’s delicious but I wanted something more luxurious. However, as delicious as they are, rich, creamy pastas make me feel like absolute garbage. So what’s a girl to do? Cream your greens! You heard me.… Continue reading Creamed Greens Pasta Sauce
Before we get started, I’d like to confess that I have NEVER made a “real” Carbonara. The creaminess of this pasta traditionally comes from egg yolks. From what I’ve researched, there is always bacon or pancetta and parmesan cheese is a MUST. While googling carbonara the question “is spaghetti carbonara good for you?” popped up… Continue reading Avocado Carbonara
It’s not often that I write a blog containing multiple recipes, but I’ve been eating so many damn mushrooms lately, I had to make an exception. Also, does anyone read this part of the blog? When I’m looking for a recipe I tend to scroll through all the yapping and go straight to the good… Continue reading MUSHROOMS! breakfast, lunch & dinner.
I hate the word cleanse. It makes me think of yoyo diets that make you lose 10 pounds in a week while being a miserable excuse for a human and then gaining it all back when you finally eat real food. I’ve done cleanses in the past. Cabbage soup diet, juice cleanses, that cayenne pepper… Continue reading The Good Cleanse
I DID IT. I made this creepy red wine pasta that’s been sweeping the world wide net! In honor of Trump getting elected, I wanted to make a pasta that reflected the TEARS OF BLOOD I HAVE BEEN CRYING. After an application process that’s taken over 4 years and $$$ I finally got my US… Continue reading RED WINE PASTA
I love pasta. I love meat sauce. I love it so much that I decided to make TWO completely different dishes using the popular “pasta and meat sauce” combo. Spaghetti squash & ground chicken boats Spaghetti & meatballs in red sauce Let’s start with the lighter option. Spaghetti squash is one of those neat veggies… Continue reading Spaghetti and Meat Sauce, Two Ways!
What’s for dinner tonight? Spicy seafood pasta. Let’s talk about this pasta. Here are the ingredients you’ll need: I can whole tomatoes red pepper flakes frozen mussels frozen shrimp Shallot or small onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped brown rice pasta 1 tsp dried basil salt and pepper drizzle of olive oil It’s very easy… Continue reading Spicy Seafood Pasta
This week was all about rice! For the first dish I called on ye olde slow cooker again. I feel like I should name this thing because I use it so much. Gord? Larry? Maude? Let’s go with Gord. I had 2 chicken breasts and a hankering for teriaky so I made it happen. After… Continue reading Rice & Risotto
Matt and I have been talking about chicken parmesan for weeks now. We wanted to go to a place in Etobicoke where he says it’s the best damn parm he’s ever tasted. I love a challenge so I decided to make my own version. Chicken parm is actually quite easy, it just takes a bit… Continue reading Chicken Parm
ATTENTION. YOU NEED TO MAKE THIS SALAD. It will knock your socks off. I was inspired by an article I read about the founder of “Fresh” vegetarian restaurants. I made my own version of the ‘Phytosalad’ and ‘3-6-9′ dressing. Here is the link! http://www.foodnetwork.ca/healthy-eating/blog/ruth-tals-5-fresh-tips-for-clean-eating-plus-recipes/34666/?hootPostID=764785953a95197c41f9f94962966132 For the salad I used cooked soba noodles, shredded nappa cabbage, chopped sundried tomatoes,… Continue reading Fresh Salad