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.
This dipping sauce is so versatile and easy to make. You will love it with cold chicken, some veggies or with pita chips. Serving Size Serves 2 to 4 INGREDIENTS 1 individual size plain greek yogurt (About 3/4 cup) 1 tablespoon of Everything Bagel Seasoning 1 teaspoon of garlic poweder 1 teaspoon of onion powder … More Granch
A super simple marinade that is a real life saver when you are trying to add some zing to roasted chicken breasts. Serving Size Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 lb of chicken breasts 4 tablespoons of lemon juice 1 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of black pepper 1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin 1 teaspoon of oregano … More Greek Chicken
Chicken Satay is nothing new but I love this simple take on this classic dish. I roast the chicken in the marinade but you could also grill it. Serving Size Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 lb of chicken breasts Marinade 2 teaspoons of curry powder 2 garlic cloves pealed and smashed 4 tablespoons of soy sauce … More Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce
I will be working from home through the end of March and decided that to make it as enjoyable as possible I would adhere to my meal planning ritual : working remotely is no excuse to only feed yourself carrots and hummus out of the tub while wearing sweatpants. And to find some peace in … More March Week 3 Meal Plan : Trying to Find Peace in the Chaos.
With everything going out in the world right now, our desire to be comfortable at home is taking a whole new level of meaning. While anxious or stressed, we seek to be soothed and want to find comfort in what makes us happy. In my case, that would be cooking and baking but also music. … More March Week 2 Meal Plan : Il Conforto.
This workhorse of a recipe can parlay into so many different dessert ideas. I have been making it with buttercream frosting but it could work wonderfully with cream cheese frosting. It’s a simple, fool proof recipe that can also be made into muffins if you dial back the sugar and add some nuts to it. … More Banana Cake
March is here at last and I am so ready for it. It’s the month that I associate with finally settling into the new year (For me January is an overwhelming back to basics month while February feels like a lackluster lull). March is when the days are noticeably longer and things start to feel … More March Week 1 Meal Plan : Monthly Reset.