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Wonderland Mushroom Soup

“One side will make you grow taller… …and the other side will make you grow shorter.” – Alice in Wonderland, 1951 With my new immersion blender and all these fall veggies, I can’t help making pureed soups. They’re just so good. Even mushrooms, which I normally really dislike (it’s a texture thing), are delicious with a […]

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Werewolf Soup

A big bowl of this warm and creamy soup brings a little bit of heat and looks just like a full moon, perfect for a chilly night and all those “hangry” (angry-when-hungry) eaters in your house. While it takes a bit of time for the veggies to soften up, all you really need for this […]

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North Philly Chili

Now that the fall weather is finally on its way, I can’t resist a spicy little number like my dad’s goulash or slow cooker chili.  I’ve been playing with my chili recipes for quite some time and I am finally ready to share my “red chili” secrets (vs. white, which isn’t too far behind). As […]

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Taco Tuesday Lettuce Wraps

The Boyfriend is officially moved in and we looove Mexican food. After his first full day back at work, I knew I had to prepare one of our favorites: lettuce wrap tacos. Mmm tacos. Tim Ferriss has said that Mexican food is one of the most slow-carb friendly cuisines out there, and if you have […]

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“Gazpacheaux” Gazpacho

What a fantastic summer treat, one of my favorites really, and perfect for family gatherings, barbecues, parties, or just a tasty snack! Typically served cold, Gazpacho is a tomato-based vegetable soup that originated in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia (see: Wikipedia). While this is a Spanish dish, I just celebrated my birthday with a “Midnight in […]

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Scrambled Egg Muffin Cups

Oh yes, you read that correctly. Scrambled. Egg. Muffins. For when you are like me, and suck at waking up on time for work every morning. Lately I’ve been reaching for Optimum Nutrition’s 100% Whey Gold Standard Protein Powder for my on-the-go breakfast – it’s pretty damn tasty and both Chocolate Mint and Mocha Cappuccino […]

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Decontamination: Chicken Ginger Soup

My dad always bugs me to come over and make this soup for him when he’s sick, which seems to be an awful lot… good thing this is super easy! Ingredients: 1 medium-sized whole chicken (I recommend spending the extra $$ for a Kosher chicken for this) 1 large onion, cut in half 2 celery […]

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