If you love collard greens, keep reading. If you love kimchi, keep reading. If you think you don’t like either, you might need to try them together. I absolutely love both dishes, but I didn’t always. The first time I tried kimchi was on a plane to Seoul, South Korea. The most beautiful flight attendant I had ever seen, came up to me and said, “American meal, … Continue reading Collards and Kimchi.
Over the Christmas break, I made my homemade Caesar Salad and my lovely sisters-in-law asked for the recipe (hi ladies!!!) I’m always so flattered when people ask for recipes, and honestly, that’s totally why I have this food blog ~ it’s a great way to share recipes with my family and friends. And to remind myself, too! I thought for sure I had my basic … Continue reading My Caesar Dressing…
HAPPY 2020, Y’ALL! I am so excited for this year! Or, I will be when I recover from the holidays. So much gluten and dairy and sugar and salt and travel and and and… My body is screaming at me. Today, on January 1st of 2020, I’m going to relax and watch movies with the hub, venture out to the gym for a little cardio … Continue reading HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Yesterday it snowed all day long, and I was in absolute heaven. I love snow so much that I actually woke up depressed this morning, knowing the snow would be over for a while. The hub and I were basically snowed in because the hill we live on was, and still is, an ice rink. Fine by me! I really needed a break after a … Continue reading LOADED KALE SALAD: my healthy additions #1.
I love savory foods for breakfast. Preferably accompanied by a cinnamon roll. HA! This savory egg dish is really satisfying, with spicy Asian flavors, crunchy sesame seeds, and loaded with protein. SPICY SCRAMBLED EGGS AND TEMPEH. Ingredients: all you need are eggs, tempeh, toasted sesame oil, some other kind of oil or butter, sesame seeds, and your favorite spice mix. I’m using a wok these … Continue reading spicy scrambled eggs and tempeh.
Oh oh oh….it’s Pho… Actually, it should be “Uh, uh, uh…it’s Pho”. Am I pronouncing that right? I’ve heard it sounds like “fuh” as in, “fuhhh-get about it”, or “FUnyons”. Right? Anyway, I love love LOVE this Vietnamese tricked out, flavor-packed, cure-what-ails-you, chicken-soup. If you make this healing broth from scratch, there are strange, frightening animal bones involved. I’m not afraid of any of that … Continue reading CHICKEN ZOODLE PHO.
The Buddha Bowl is the ANSWER for so many things: 1. gluten free, paleo, and keto styles of eating 2. diverse, easy ways to cook “ethnic” food (not sure if that’s the PC way to say it) 2. eating with your eyes (I love pretty food) 3. getting your veggies ON 4. only messing up one pan and one bowl!!! And the one I’m going … Continue reading Vive la Buddha Bowl!
These twice-baked mini potatoes were such a hit at my last Society of Song concert, I just had to share them. And they’re sooooo easy. Here’s how you do it… Sorry there’s no picture of these little cuties. TWICE-BAKED MINI POTATOES Boil “new” potatoes until almost cooked through, about 10 minutes. (New potatoes are those small, adorable ones you can buy in a mesh bag … Continue reading twice-baked mini potatoes.
Good morning, lovely people! I think you all know by now that my favorite subject is HEALTHY BREAKFAST FOODS. Although, lately I’ve been partaking a little too much in the coffee shop pastry genre. I can’t say I’m sad about it. For me, if I have a decadent everything bagel with cream cheese or a croissant on Monday morning, I crave it every morning for … Continue reading avocados and fruit for breakfast.
Pasta salad…in a martini glass? WHY NOT! This is a Tannehill family favorite ~ my mom made this all the time, especially in the summer for barbecues and parties. The original recipe should NEVER be tampered with, but alas, I had hardly any of the correct ingredients. I still captured its spirit, though! And then went and ruined it by putting it in a martini … Continue reading Pizza Pasta Salad.