From Erika's Kitchen

Recipes straight out of my kitchen, tested by my hand! Bon appetit!

27 05, 2016

25-Minute Meals: Corn, Chickpea, and Cod Ceviche

By | May 27th, 2016|From Erika's Kitchen|2 Comments

Yay for cooking without turning on the stove, especially when it's crazy hot outside! Learn about ceviche, 'cooking' without heat, and deliciousness!

24 09, 2015

Cook It Like a Boss: Quinoa 101

By | September 24th, 2015|Cook It Yourself, Did You Know, From Erika's Kitchen|37 Comments

Why, on Earth, would you stock up if you have no idea how to cook it? Let's fix that.

11 09, 2015

Erika’s 25-Minute Meals: Chana Masala

By | September 11th, 2015|From Erika's Kitchen|8 Comments

One of the ways I make healthy eating more affordable for my family is by sliding accidentally vegetarian dishes into our meal plans like chana masala!

8 09, 2015

Chocolate Granola

By | September 8th, 2015|From Erika's Kitchen|15 Comments

an iPhone photo of my carob chip granola! All this talk about breakfast has me just a little bit hungry. Once I discovered the bulk shopping section of my grocery, I started playing with random stuff, just hoping something would excite me. After being mad that I was spending so much money on [...]

17 08, 2015

25-Minute Meals: Zucchini Noodle Mediterranean Salad and Balsamic-Glazed Salmon

By | August 17th, 2015|From Erika's Kitchen|3 Comments

Zucchini noodles tossed in olive oil and topped with mushrooms, black olives, green peppers and tomatoes, served with salmon kissed with balsamic glaze.

6 08, 2015

The Best Pizza Sauce Ever

By | August 6th, 2015|Cook It Yourself, From Erika's Kitchen, What Are You Eating?|9 Comments

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 [...]

3 08, 2015

Scratch Factory: Make Your Own Creamy, Smooth Cashew Milk!

By | August 3rd, 2015|Cook It Yourself, From Erika's Kitchen|7 Comments

Scratch Factory time! Make your own cashew milk and cashew pudding? Don't mind if I do!

9 07, 2015

The Salad Gallery: Round 4 – Pineapples and Pecans and Peanut Oils, Oh My!

By | July 9th, 2015|Food 101, From Erika's Kitchen|5 Comments

Yep, still making fancy pants salads. Still sharing them with you so you can make fancy pants salads, too.

26 05, 2015

Fit Gear Review: The Excalibur Vegetable Spiralizer

By | May 26th, 2015|Fit Gear Reviews, Food 101, From Erika's Kitchen|8 Comments

My review of the Excalibur Vegetable Spiralizer, and how I used it to make a delicious raw dish!

11 03, 2015

Recipe Walkthrough: Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

By | March 11th, 2015|From Erika's Kitchen|15 Comments

An extended walk-through of how to bake a chicken pot pie from scratch.

26 02, 2015

Cook It Like a Boss: Couscous 101

By | February 26th, 2015|Cook It Yourself, From Erika's Kitchen|5 Comments

Couscous: Let me show you how to do this, hun. (Clearly, it's been a Jay-Z kind of day in my house.)

25 02, 2015

Scratch Factory: Crisp, Flavorful, Oven-Fried Hash Browns

By | February 25th, 2015|From Erika's Kitchen|1 Comment

The low-fat, low-calorie way to enjoy a classic comfort food.

17 02, 2015

Two Ways To Cook A Sweet Potato

By | February 17th, 2015|From Erika's Kitchen|16 Comments

Two ways to get that soft sweet potato!

27 01, 2015

Erika’s Blue Cheese Walnut Potato Salad

By | January 27th, 2015|From Erika's Kitchen|1 Comment

My very own blue cheese walnut potato salad!

27 01, 2015

Cheap Supplies Every Newbie Chef Will Need to #MakeYourMove to Healthy Eating

By | January 27th, 2015|From Erika's Kitchen|0 Comments

What kind of supplies will make cooking much easier for a kitchen newbie? Check out my cheap suggestions for utensils to make your cooking a breeze!

26 01, 2015

How to Make Chicken Breast That Doesn’t Taste Like Punishment

By | January 26th, 2015|From Erika's Kitchen|13 Comments

One of my favorite ways to make chicken breast that doesn't taste like cardboard!

26 01, 2015

Meal Prep: Quick Trick for Crispy Oven-Fried Chicken Thighs

By | January 26th, 2015|From Erika's Kitchen|22 Comments

My trick for over-frying chicken, without breading or using a batter!

9 01, 2015

Scratch Factory: My Formula For Crafting Your Own Nutritious, Delicious Vinaigrettes!

By | January 9th, 2015|From Erika's Kitchen|6 Comments

My special formula for creating your own delicious and flavorful vinaigrettes.

8 01, 2015

Scratch Factory: Herb and Oil-Based Sauces, and Making Your Own Pesto

By | January 8th, 2015|Cook It Yourself, Food 101, From Erika's Kitchen|5 Comments

Something something cheat on your spouse... something something pasta and pesto.

6 01, 2015

Scratch Factory: Learn the Art of Hummus Making with My Own Onion and Thyme Blend!

By | January 6th, 2015|From Erika's Kitchen|8 Comments

As you can imagine, chickpeas and I have built a long-standing personal relationship with one another. Now you've got a reason to build one of your own!