You know those things that you eat every day, and spend an arm and a leg on at the grocery store? Yeah… cook ’em yourself!
Why, on Earth, would you stock up if you have no idea how to cook it? Let's fix that.
I've gotten in the habit of making my own pizza dough, and in my quest to make my own pizza from scratch, I went ahead and figured out a nice pizza sauce recipe. I'm lazy, so I also lighten up on the brown sugar and use it for spaghetti sauce when I'm feeling hungry. I [...]
Scratch Factory time! Make your own cashew milk and cashew pudding? Don't mind if I do!
Five things that I think we should remember when it comes to making ourselves better kitchen dynamos.
Hi. I need to have a serious, grown folks moment with y'all, okay? Listen closely. Stop cooking naked. That's right, I said it. Stop. Cooking. Naked.
Couscous: Let me show you how to do this, hun. (Clearly, it's been a Jay-Z kind of day in my house.)
I've been saying this for a while now... but when it becomes innocent you against people who stand to make lots of money off of you, you don't stand a chance. Taken from Women's Health magazine: Here's how this deviousness works: Human beings have what food-industry insiders call a "bliss point," a nirvana of the [...]
Want to know what I consider to be staples in my clean eating kitchen?
Something something cheat on your spouse... something something pasta and pesto.
10 strawberries with the tops cut off 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 cup red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon Tarragon leave 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon flax seed (optional, but flax seed is awesome) 1 teaspoon poppy seed (also optional) Chop up all your strawberries as thinly as you can. You want tiny bits [...]
Ever wanted to know how to drink teas without tea bags?
"I've been thinkin, I've been thinkin', why can't I keep my fingers off it, chocolate, I want you... na naaaaaaa..."
That's right. Beginning April 25th and ending May 2nd, we will begin the 7 Day Clean Eating Challenge. But before I dive into the details, let's talk a little bit about what clean eating is and how it benefits us. What is Clean Eating? Clean eating is eating as close to the source as possible. [...]
You know how some people are about their shoes? That's how I am about my spice collection. Since my game plan was to begin cooking everything myself, I decided to start stocking up on the spices. I couldn't tell you how many are there, only that there are quite a few and I've used them [...]
One switch that I was glad that I made was going from jelly to making my own. While jelly within itself is still a minimal amount of calories, there's no nutritional value to it because of the high fructose corn syrup and, well... the fact that there's no actual fruit in it. Seriously, I buy [...]
1 cup chopped iceberg lettuce 1 diced roma tomato 1 cup ground turkey 1/2 cup basmati rice (cooked) 1/4 diced onion 1 taco shell 1/2 cup salsa 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon cilantro 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon coriander a pinch of salt Pre-heat oven at 300 degrees. Cook [...]
Early Saturday morning, my teen aged sister and I sat down for a little morning chat. In the middle of talking, she jumped up to begin preparing breakfast. In the background behind her chatter, I could hear the toaster going, the microwave beeping, and eggs being beaten. Then, I hear the salt shaker. I kind [...]
My struggle to figure out a family tradition, and let it go.
If you're used to just microwaving (or frying up something from the freezer), don't sweat it. I've got a few recipes on hand (on this site - a formerly neglected area of the site, I will admit) that will help you get it done. That's [...]
You heard right. This is my "Sexy Ranch" dressing. I heard you askin' already - why is it Sexy Ranch?! Here's why: My ranch is sexy because this ranch... is not. 16tbsp = 1 cup. I paid about $2.50 for 1 cup of ranch dressing in a funny shaped supaskinny bottle with semi-modern package design. [...]