roast sea bass with olives and tomatoes

roast sea bass with olives and tomatoes

let’s stay healthy. i love fish. this recipe can use any firm & mild white fish (cod, halibut, sea bass).  this recipe embraces mediterranean flavors and ingredients. add or remove which ever you do/don’t like. there’s just a bit of chopping involved. not much else! enjoy! adapted from bon appetit _____________________ roast sea bass with … Continue reading

cauliflower rice

cauliflower rice

in keeping with the paleo diet of february, i tried out cauliflower ‘rice’ to see how it was as a substitute. it was great! a lot easier than cooking rice, in my opinion. while it can’t be used to soak up liquids in dishes like jambalaya or soups, it’s great as an accompaniment to curries … Continue reading

indian butter chicken

indian butter chicken

with winter making no moves to go away, it calls for warm, spicy meals. one of my favorite indian dishes is butter chicken, or murgh makhani. it is a tomato-based curry dish that uses, yes, a lot of butter! it’s delicious and warm and goes perfectly with rice & naan. since i’m still cooking paleo, i … Continue reading

breakfast omelet muffins

breakfast omelet muffins

for quite some time, i’ve been looking for an on-the-go breakfast that isn’t half bread or cake. also starting this month, i’ve decided to adopt a low-carb diet. this means mainly eating only veggies and protein, making it a challenge to cook as i would normally. these little egg omelet muffins are delicious, whether you’re … Continue reading

crispy chicken with warm arugula and chickpea salad

crispy chicken with warm arugula and chickpea salad

fresh & healthy. lots of textures. an interesting combination for a fast, weeknight dinner. you could always add halved cherry tomatoes…! yum! i’m always looking for a recipe that makes chicken more interesting, and this was delicious! original recipe from epicurious. enjoy! _____________________  crispy chicken with warm arugula and chickpea salad serves 2 ingredients 6 … Continue reading

chocolate chip cookie s’mores

chocolate chip cookie s’mores

you don’t need a fire pit for these guys, but it would make for a great Thanksgiving fireside treat! these decadent chocolate chip cookie s’mores are delicious and fun! if you’ve never been a fan on graham crackers, but love chocolate-on-chocolate, this is for you! original chocolate chip cookie recipe from ‘handle the heat,’ and … Continue reading

chicken & chickpea stew

chicken & chickpea stew

chickpeas, or garbanzo beans, are an interesting little ingredient that i experimented with this week. great for you and filling, they add a nice meaty texture to a dish and stew. they also soak up flavor (but don’t have much on their own). this chicken and chickpea stew, from bon appetit, is ideal for a … Continue reading

fudge brownies

fudge brownies

i’ve never made from-scratch brownies, so i challenged myself. i wasn’t disappointed. baking isn’t my strong point, but these were fairly simple. with just a handful of ingredients, they are still extremely decadent and delicious! check ’em out! inspiration: food 52 _____________________ fudge brownies ingredients 3/4 c. all-purpose flour (or substitute for gluten-free) 1/4 c. … Continue reading