In a previous post I mentioned that The Boyfriend and I (and 11 of our friends and relatives that I annoyed into submission) would be doing a Whole30 challenge this month. This is my second time doing it, and I had great results in terms of health and how I felt after the first one… Read More Fridge & Pantry Essentials: Whole30
Yea yea, I know, I haven’t posted a recipe since April. I don’t really have an excuse – I just haven’t been writing much, though cooking plenty. So let’s just skip all the apologies and whatnot and get down to business. If you saw my post on the SlowCarbSnacktime Facebook the other day, I mentioned… Read More WTF: The Easiest Stir-Fry Ever
Wow, I can’t believe it’s been TWO YEARS since I first created SlowCarbSnacktime. It’s been a long road learning how to eat properly and fuel my body, and there’s still a very long journey ahead, but it has been such an amazing and educational adventure so far and I’ve come up with so many healthy… Read More Two Years: My Top 20 Recipes!
Between grad school, daily life, makeup nerdery, preparing for another trip back east, and a recent trip to Israel (followed by a vicious cold), I’ll be honest – I haven’t felt much like writing recipes lately. Last week I had a bit of an eye-opening encounter with an old friend who reminded me that I’m… Read More Southwestern Turkey Bowl
Courtesy of our lovely next-door neighbors, late last week I found myself with close to four pounds of cherry tomatoes in the kitchen, mostly of the irresistibly orange Sweet 100 variety. We couldn’t possibly eat them all, and soup was out of the question – have you ever peeled that many tiny tomatoes? I certainly wasn’t… Read More Sweet Hundos: Oven-Roasted Cherry Tomato Sauce
If you’re anything like me, you really love fajitas. You love fajitas almost as much as you hate burning your fingers on the damn cast iron skillet that restaurants insist on serving your food on. Every time, they tell me, “don’t touch the plate, it’s hot” and every time, I burn myself one way or… Read More Hold the Sizzle: Fiery Chicken Fajitas
Indian cuisine is excellent for warming weeknight meals, if you can avoid the rice (pretty much impossible, especially if you crave the spicy stuff like I do). Dal – a mild stew-like side dish of split lentils, peas, or beans – is one of The Boyfriend’s favorites so today I’m attempting to make my own… Read More First Attempt: Spinach is Dal-icious