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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

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

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

zucchini pesto pasta

zucchini pesto pasta

so healthy and the fastest meal you’ll make this week. just be careful of your fingers! using a mandolin slicer, i turned a zucchini into thin, pasta-like noodles that can be either eaten raw or cooked. i opted for a quick pan saute to warm through all the ingredients. if you are more ambitious, feel free to … Continue reading

thai chicken & coconut noodle soup

thai chicken & coconut noodle soup

i love thai anything. i usually leave it to the pros but decided to give a coconut soup a try. the original recipe came from food & wine. i gave it a try because it had good ratings and was fairly simple. again, i changed it slightly because the directions were not very clear to … Continue reading

brussels sprouts salad with apples

brussels sprouts salad with apples

after sautéing brussels sprouts often, i thought i would try something different. something healthier. this is a raw salad. give it a go. this is two recipes mixed together: honey mustard brussels sprouts slaw shaved brussels sprout salad with red onion and pecorino i liked the dressing of the first and the red onion and … Continue reading

spicy pork & kale noodle soup

spicy pork & kale noodle soup

  with winter still lingering in DC, i needed a soup to warm me up. i found this spicy pork and mustard green soup on bon appetit  and added my own twist! while it had all the flavor i was looking for, i wanted to add more veggies, such as baby corn and mushrooms. instead … Continue reading

thai steak salad

thai steak salad

i’ve always been such a fan of thai food. it’s comfort food. the flavors are so interesting! since there are so many good thai restaurants in DC, i don’t normally try to cook it, but this recipe jumped out at me. it’s super simple, the only real thai aspect of this recipe is the salad … Continue reading

poisson en papillote

poisson en papillote

this may sound fancy… but it’s easy! poisson en papillote is simply fish cooked in a parchment paper packet. you tightly wrap julienned (thinly sliced) veggies and fish in a parchment paper packet and roast in the oven. the final product is a full dinner presented as a little gift! if you have a dinner … Continue reading