I didn't exactly plan this in advance, but we're doing this. The next few recipes you'll see on here are either family favorites or favorites of mine that I'm remixing. These recipes are either cherished and passed down from my family, or cherished by me and invented into something new. We start with the latter.… Continue reading Lox and Cream Cheese Frittata
Springtime is officially here and I am living for it. This is my most favorite time of year, food-wise. There's all of these fresh herbs and veggies popping up right now, and the farmer's market is at its peak. Spring veggies, since they're now in season, are also drastically reduced price-wise. I've been buying up… Continue reading Roasted Asparagus and Mushrooms
If you're first starting out on the keto diet, this one is for you. There's a lot of richness in this skillet alfredo that will keep cravings at bay. Use asparagus in place of pasta and you'll never miss the carbs. Cheesy, creamy, alfredo goodness.
There was a big Hatch green chile event going on at Crest yesterday. There were at least three huge grills outside and crews were busy roasting the green chiles over an open flame. I got suckered into a big display in the produce section: I got almost two pounds of fresh roasted green chiles for… Continue reading Steak Salad with Green Chile Chimichurri Dressing
I've got to brag on myself a little bit here. I had been feeling pretty unmotivated lately when it comes to the gym. I haven't been in two weeks! I kept making up excuses to make myself forego driving to the gym and instead go home to veg out. It's raining. I got off 4… Continue reading Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Parmesan
Do you ever get the sudden urge to buy something spontaneously at the grocery store? You know...you've spent an hour mapping out your grocery list, but one thing just catches your eye and begs you to buy it? That happens to me all the time on my bi-weekly grocery trip. I try to stick to… Continue reading White Asparagus with Tarragon Cream Sauce
Up until this point, I refused to cave to the supreme commercialization of the strange ancient grain that is quinoa. I would see it everywhere I went. People proclaimed it a "super food" and tried to promote it as better than pasta. Food blogs, magazines, and menus quickly began to become overrun with quinoa recipes. Whatever, I thought. All of… Continue reading Spring Vegetable & Quinoa Salad