Aug
29
2011

Simple Avocado, Salt & Pepper Dressing.

Avocado

Simple Avocado, Salt & Pepper Dressing Print Recipe Type: Salad Dressing Prep time: 2 mins Total time: 2 mins Serves: 1 Because I hate buying salad dressing (don’t ask…), I started messing around and put together this really simple recipe for a creamy avocado dressing. Ingredients Avocado 2 tsp lemon juice Salt and Pepper (to taste) Instructions Super easy… find a super ripe avocado, one that you can feel smushing (real word, today) under your [...]

Aug
28
2011

Salt ‘n Pepper – Your Master Spices!

Salt & Pepper

Considering how common these spices are, I was surprised that I knew… virtually nothing about them, other than that I like them on food.  Hahahah… I was pleasantly surprised by my research and am happy to share some fun facts about these two household favorites!   Kosher Salt – a great salt that dissolves quickly, with coarse texture.  Throw in a pinch into popcorn, eggs or meat for some zip. Sea Salt – Sharper in [...]

Jun
6
2011

Kitchen Ingredients Worth Having

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I don’t know about you… but I don’t make a lot of BIG meals and if I do, they aren’t that fancy. There are a few reasons for this, but it mostly has to do with the cost of making a big meal is somethings twice what two good dinners out would be. Granted…. I’ll probably get more servings, but I once choked up $60 to make chicken masala, when I could have bought six [...]

Jun
4
2011

Awesome Oatmeal Ideas

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Awesome Oatmeal Recipes Print Recipe Type: Breakfast, Oatmeal Alright, so first… let’s clear something up. There are a lot of different types of oatmeal. Chopped, steamed, rolled…. And a basic rule of thumb to remember with oats is that the longer they take to cook, the more nutritional value they have. When oats are whole, they take a long time to cook but they maintain all their goodness. To make them cook faster, you strip [...]

Jun
4
2011

Neato Common Grains

Wheat

Alright, I’m sick of eggs.  Let’s move onto something a little more interesting, like delicious, delicious common grains and some things you may be interested to know about them!   Wheat – alright, whether you know it or not, this is basically the largest source of vegetable protein in your diet.   This grain is the staple used in the production of flour, breads, biscuits, cookies, cakes, cereal, pasta, noodles, couscous and beer!  It’s everywhere. Rice [...]

Jun
2
2011

Bikini Conscious French Toast, Oh Yeah!

French Toast

French Toast, Oh Yeah! Print Recipe Type: Eggs, Egg, Breakfast Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 5 mins Total time: 10 mins Serves: 1 Oh man, it’s time for an easy Sunday Brunch or ‘I Want Candy For Dinner’ recipe! ;D I use this recipe to make a sweet, simple lower calorie french toast option! With a super low prep-time and readily available ingredients, you can whip up a popular favorite and not feel all [...]

May
31
2011

Refreshing Egg Salad Recipe

EggSalad

Refreshing Egg Salad Recipe Print Recipe Type: Egg, Lunch, Snack Prep time: 10 mins Total time: 10 mins Serves: 1 So, you’ve made yourself some hard boiled eggs. You’re throwing them into salads, you’re whipping up some deviled eggs…. but for some reason you make two dozen hard-boiled eggs, because you’re busy and ambitious and just wanted to put a bunch together… and now you you’re getting over your original passion for eggs. So, let’s [...]

May
30
2011

Strange Culinary Tools of Torture

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Anyone else just close their eyes and walk straight by the cookware aisles at the grocery store??  I can genuinely say that everything currently in my kitchen was gifted or handed down to me.  With all honestly, at this point in my life I have yet to go into a kitchen store.  The only thing I believe I’ve bought was a strainer and an apple corer, both from Safeway. So in an effort to familiarize [...]

May
28
2011

Simple Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

Simple Deviled Eggs Print Recipe Type: Appetiser, Snack Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 20 mins Serves: 6 Sometimes I like to make some hard-boiled eggs for salads but to eat them as a snack just isn’t so appealing… but what are good, are deviled eggs! And they’re simple and easy to customize to your liking! Ingredients 6 Eggs 1 tbsp Mayonnaise 1/4 tsp Mustard Powder 1/4 tsp Paprika Salt & [...]

May
26
2011

My Easy Egg White Quiche

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My Easy Egg White Quiche Print Recipe Type: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 35 mins Total time: 50 mins Serves: 6 Alright, I guess here is the first of a few simple recipes that I’ll contribute. These aren’t fancy recipes. They’re quick, mostly healthy, hearty and something you can just make in a short time at home. After a long days work, I don’t wanna spend an hour prepping dinner… I [...]

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