I MADE SO MUCH SOUP LAST WEEK. Monday morning felt about -20 and I was NOT having it. Fortunately, I had a few soup recipes that I was just dying to try. I have a tub of miso paste in my fridge that I barely use. Aside from being loaded with salt it’s actually very… Continue reading Soup, there it is!
HAPPY 2016 EVERYONE! While 2015 was a very good year for me personally and professionally, I’m eager to take on the challenges I will face in 2016. I think the best way to prep for success is to start with with what we’re eating. It sounds cliche but I vow to eat more veggies, less… Continue reading New Year, New Food!
The holidays are among us and tensions are running high! This is supposed to be “the most wonderful time of the year” but sometimes things don’t go as planned. Let’s just say that I’m back in Ottawa and things are definitely not all rainbows and butterflies. My entire family has so much on their plates… Continue reading Cheesy Potato Stuffed Mushrooms
Seriously. I have been craving chicken ALL week. The past few days have been pretty hectic and it seemed like every other minute I was heading to a holiday party and gorging my face on cheese and Swedish meatballs. That being said, I defrosted a whole chicken and I needed to cook it before it… Continue reading I feel like Chicken!
‘Twas American Thanksgiving this past weekend and my friend Carla decided to throw a Thanksgiving party seeing as our friends never get to spend the holidays together because we’re too busy with family. Carla made the amazing turkey (a happy turkey!) and SIX PIES (2 apple, 2 pumpkin, 2 pecan) and the guests were in… Continue reading Thanksgiving Vegducken
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
If you’ve never made slow cooker pulled chicken you need to stop what you’re doing and make it right now. It is SO easy, versatile and delicious. Here’s what ya do!: Place 4 chicken breasts in slow cooker. salt and pepper pour 1/2ish cup chicken broth over cook for 7-8 hours on low pull apart… Continue reading Best Pulled Chicken
I built a fort this week. I’m a grown woman, dating a grown man and we built a goddamn fort over our TV using bed sheets and duct tape. Let me preface by saying it has been a looooooonnnng week. Lots of big, stressful shows and by the time Sunday rolled around we just wanted… Continue reading Chimichurri Surf n’ Turf
I started my new food week off right by making a beef stew. When I think beef stew I think root vegetables and red wine. I opted for a lighter version using kale, white beans and white wine. White wine and beef? Am I crazy? Crazy smart, that is! It still gives it a beautiful… Continue reading Beef, Kale and White Bean Stew
As you can tell by the title, I cooked with duck fat for the first time this week and I’m IN LOVE. Does this make me a glutinous asshole who feasts on the richest, fattiest part of a poor, helpless duck? Probably and I’m sorry. For the most part I’ve been making an effort to… Continue reading DUCK FAT