This recipe is the epitome of effortless baking. One bowl and a couple measuring tools are all what you need. It’s inspired by a cookbook from Quebec teaching busy parents how to plan ahead for healthy and cost effective meals. I would loosely translate it to “Savvy Families – Busy Parents”. SERVING SIZE 12 Muffins … More Effortlessly Healthy Muffins
Turkey meatballs can be bland but in this recipe they come to life with a hint of sweetness and lots of fire! SERVING SIZE Serves 4 INGREDIENTS Meatballs 1 lb of ground turkey 3 green onions, finely chopped 2 tbsp of finely chopped cilantro 1 egg, lightly beaten 2 tbsp of hot sauce (I use … More Spicy Asian Turkey Meatballs
One upside of giving up Meal Planning is how I became more spontaneous in my cooking. Whipping up dinner with whatever I have on hand became a fun nightly challenge. I came up with this Stuffed Butternut Squash recipe by thinking about my favorite stuffing recipe. Hope you enjoy! SERVING SIZE Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 … More Stuffed Butternut Squash
Shelter in Place is now extended through May 3rd in San Francisco and things appear to settle in a new normal. I am finding balance between cooking comforting food that is good for the soul and some healthier, leaner options. We are reconnecting with friends and family virtually. My passion for outdoor running is back … More April Week 1 Meal Plan : I Got This.
This is by far one of my favorite go-to dressing. It works beautifully on greens, mixed with quinoa or on top of chicken. The recipe is from Josee Di Stasio’s first cookbook A la Di Stasio. INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons of rice vinegar 2 tablespoons of soy sauce 1/4 cup of olive oil 1 teaspoon of … More Japanese Vinaigrette
With my partner and I both working from home, I noticed some big and small changes in our routines (And martinis consumption). We are now meeting up to eat lunch at the kitchen counter so we can get a break from the dining room table that also serves as office. I am still meal planning … More March Week 5 Meal Plan : The New Normal.
The name Oat Digestive Biscuit doesn’t sound sexy but I can assure you these cookies are nothing short of wonderful! Their delicious nutty sweetness and crumbly texture make them the perfect companion of your favorite afternoon cup of tea. The recipe is from Tartine cookbook. SERVING SIZE 24 cookies INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons of milk 1 … More Oat Digestive Biscuits
I stumbled upon this recipe from Basically while browsing Epicurious trying to find inspiration for the head broccoli sitting in the fridge. I made a few adjustments and it came out absolutely beautifully! SERVING SIZE Serves 2 – 4 INGREDIENTS 1 large head of broccoli with stem 3 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons … More Crispy Roasted Broccoli with Tahini Sauce
Not to confound with Banana Bread! This cake is definitely sweater, denser and richer than Banana Bread so I would place this in the dessert category. But feel free to have some with your morning coffee. I did and it was deliciously uplifting! This recipe is from the Tartine cookbook. INGREDIENTS (Cake) 1 cup + … More Banana Date Tea Cake
I am trying to settle into a new normal of working from home, social distancing and self quarantining. These are all big changes but cooking and baking (And martinis) have all been a huge help in staying calm. Meal Planning is a healthy habit I stick to which also helps bringing a sense of normalcy … More March Week 4 Meal Plan : New Week, New Possibilities.