I was not prepared to turn 29, but like taxes, gray hairs and death, 29 is an inevitability. It’s a weird feeling. On one hand I’m finally aging into my personality, and on the other there’s a distinct sense of losing my youth. To celebrate, I treated myself to a two-hour Asian Grocery Tour and … More Discover Cleveland Food: Ice Or Rice Tour Review
Welp, here it is, my Whole30 Experience. I’ve put together a slideshow of my Whole30 Instagram photos I took in the name of “accountability.” They serve a scientific evidentiary purpose! From May 16 to June 15, I ate no dairy, sugar, gluten, grains, alcohol, or legumes. Overall, I enjoyed the Whole30 experience. I felt that … More My Whole30 Experience
In January, I decided that 2017 would be the year of personal challenges. Each challenge would last about a month, and I’d see if I grew from that experience. The results have been…err, well, mixed to say the least. January: Not using the credit card. Fully successful until the final week in January when I … More Whole 30 Challenge
The tightening of my jeans tells me I definitely ate during the winter, but, as has happened many a time before, I’ve neglected to write about it. I admire food bloggers who make this their living, and grace the Internet with beautiful photography and mouthwatering recipes. I am not, and likely never will be, that … More Turkey Lettuce Wraps & other things I’ve been eating.
Breakfast has never been my favorite meal. Don’t get me wrong, all the foods associated with breakfast are amazing. I just wish breakfast came later, preferably after I’ve had a good amount of sleep. Just another way to say that I’m one of those people who hit snooze as many times possible before actually being late for … More Berry Beet Banana Nice Cream
Broccoli & cheddar, the ultimate merger of vegetable and coagulated milk solids. Just like everyone else in the Midwest (and everyone else in the U.S.), I’ve probably had a variation of this soup in every single chain restaurant (i.e. TGIFridays, Max & Erma’s, Chilis, Big Boy, etc). And the kicker is that I can’t think of … More Broccoli Cheddar Soup.
Breakfast, the most important meal of the day. It’s also the meal I look forward to eating least. Mostly that’s because eating too soon after I wake up makes me feel nauseated. Because I’d much rather sleep on weekday mornings, cold or room temperature breakfasts are my go to choice. I typically save the bacon and … More Salted Maple Coconut Granola.
Anyone who follows me on social media, be it Twitter or Instagram, knows I’ve been a bit obsessed with making these Swedish Cardamom, Cinnamon & Orange Buns. What makes this recipe Swedish other than the fact that the baker is a quarter-Swedish? The Internet told me so. And so did the ratty old copy of … More Swedish Cardamom, Cinnamon & Orange Buns.
Finding uses for a 7-pound butternut squash is a lot harder than it looks. The CSA my family joined has moved onto it’s Winter Share season. The above picture is from our mid-December bag, which included: 2-pound bag of carrots, one candy onion, a loaf of whole wheat bread, one kohlrabi, one acorn squash, one bunch … More Butternut Squash & Sage Lasagna.
It’s finally here! The 100th post of this little cooking blog. (Only took me six years plus a couple months. I’m making a mug that reads, “#1 Negligent Blogger.”) Naturally, it has to be a good recipe, which is why this meatloaf is wrapped in bacon…Okay, so maybe I didn’t know about this 100th blog … More Bacon wrapped meatloaf. (100th post!)