Vanilla Raisin Butter

Posted on Oct 7, 2014 in Food, Food & Recipes | No Comments
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October 7, 2014

Vanilla Raisin Butter

I’ve just recently started making my own compound butter recipes and it is so much fun! You can literally make any flavor of butter you want with a limited amount of ingredients.  I was in the mood for a sweeter butter so I made a vanilla raisin butter. Give it a try and smear it […]

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Red Onion, Shiitake Mushrooms, and Gorgonzola

Posted on Oct 6, 2014 in Food, Food & Recipes, Health & Beauty | No Comments
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October 6, 2014

Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Red Onion, Shiitake Mushrooms, and Gorgonzola

After combatting a cold for the past 3 days, I forced myself to attend a hot yoga class this afternoon to sweat out all of the toxins in my body.  This was followed by a cold shower and then rubbing coconut oil all over my face which has been unusually dry lately.  I swear I […]

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Nutty Energy Balls

Posted on Oct 5, 2014 in Food, Food & Recipes, Health & Beauty | No Comments
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October 5, 2014

Nutty Energy Balls

Happy Sunday! I hope the weekend has been treating you well.  I played around in the kitchen earlier today – experimenting with different ingredients to see what healthy creations can be made.  As a result, I created nutty energy balls and they are loaded with fiber, fruit, and fatty omega 3s.

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Almond Butter and Cinnamon Cookies

Posted on Oct 4, 2014 in Food, Food & Recipes, Health & Beauty | One Comment
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October 4, 2014

Almond Butter and Cinnamon Cookies

If you’ve ever thought there is no such thing as a “healthy” cookie, think again.  Today I had to babysit my favorite 2 and 4 year old girls, and their lovely mother informed me upon my arrival that she made a fresh batch of almond butter cookies.  She advised me that they are addicting, but […]

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A Kefir Breakfast with Berries, Nuts, and Chia Seeds

Posted on Oct 2, 2014 in Food, Food & Recipes, Health & Beauty | One Comment
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October 2, 2014

A Kefir Breakfast with Berries, Nuts, and Chia Seeds

Looking for a powerful and nutritious breakfast that tastes great?  Look no further because I just ate exactly that! Ever since chia seeds have made their grand introduction to several healthy recipes lately, I have been experimenting with them to find the best recipe for me. I find chia seeds to be a great component […]

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Mouthgasm Alert: Créme Anglaise

Posted on Oct 2, 2014 in Food, Food & Recipes | No Comments
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October 2, 2014

Mouthgasm Alert: Créme Anglaise

Culinary school just keeps getting better and better.  Today we experimented with several different kinds of sauces and fortunately, we got to make a crème anglaise, which is a sweet sauce.  If you ever want to amp up your french toast, brownies, cakes, or fruit, this will make the perfect topping!

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Orzo with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Raisins, and Parmesan

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Food, Food & Recipes | 2 Comments
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September 29, 2014

Orzo with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Raisins, and Parmesan

Every time I go back home to visit my parents I like to cook for them and show them what I have been learning in culinary school. It’s only right that they get to taste my knowledge and I very much enjoy creating delicious dishes for them.  One of their favorite dishes I prepared was […]

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Healthy and Quick Veggie Omelet

Posted on Sep 25, 2014 in Food, Food & Recipes, Health & Beauty | One Comment
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September 25, 2014

Healthy and Quick Veggie Omelet

There’s nothing like breakfast for dinner!  Lately I’ve been really trying to budget my money and eat whatever I have at home… and it’s been a lot of eggs.  Not only are eggs a great source of protein, but they are so versatile with cooking.  This simple and quick vegetable omelet recipe can be made […]

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A Mighty Green Meal

Posted on Sep 24, 2014 in Food, Food & Recipes, Health & Beauty | One Comment
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September 24, 2014

A Mighty Green Meal

Let’s face it, cooking requires ingredients which requires money and time.  Sometimes there just isn’t enough money or time to prepare a healthy, weeknight meal.  I was in this position tonight, so I took a quick look through my refrigerator and decided I was going to throw everything together and see what happens.  Something delicious […]

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Orecchiette With Summer Squash, Capers, and Feta Cheese

Posted on Sep 22, 2014 in Food, Food & Recipes | One Comment
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September 22, 2014

Orecchiette With Summer Squash, Capers, and Feta Cheese

  I think you will love this simple and delicious pasta dish because not only is it good for you, it is loaded with different kinds of flavor.  The tangy feta cheese, salty capers, and lemony, white wine sauce blend so perfectly together.  Give this recipe a try!

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