Miso Sweet Potato, Kale, and Tofu Stir Fry

Miso Sweet Potato, Kale, and Tofu Stir Fry

Everyone seems to be into fermented foods these days, and I am no different. I love anything umami or pickled and fermented foods tend to be foods with these complex flavor profiles. What are fermented foods? Fermented foods are basically food products made/altered by microbes (often bacteria or yeast). The fermentation process has been used [...]

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Ketosis: Reviewing the Research and the Fad

Ketosis: Reviewing the Research and the Fad

Ketosis, Keto, Ketogenic... These key words seem to be popping up everywhere, from recent journal articles to fad diets to health blogs, but this concept is anything but new. This week we are putting ketosis under the microscope, examining the peer-reviewed research and the fads.

Teaming Up in the Kitchen Part II: Julie’s Turkey Burgers

Teaming Up in the Kitchen Part II: Julie’s Turkey Burgers

If you've read Teaming Up in the Kitchen: Matt’s Sweet Potato Fries you'll know that both Matthew and I believe we are the top chef in the kitchen.  Instead of this leading to conflict as you would think, it usually leads to a rather splendid multi-course meal. When planning dinner, we usually think of what we have [...]

Spicy Green Chile Chicken Pozole to Ring in Fall

Spicy Green Chile Chicken Pozole to Ring in Fall

As we ring in the beginning of fall when the leaves begin to turn and we begin to dust off our sweater collection, I'll offer up a soup recipe, as fall also marks the beginning of soup season. My boyfriend and I have both been fighting off colds this past week and feeling a bit [...]

Recipe for Wellness: Mugwort Soba Miso Stew

Recipe for Wellness: Mugwort Soba Miso Stew

  I know I haven't posted a recipe in a while and this blog is way overdue.  It's not that I haven't been cooking, I just haven't been cooking anything blog worthy.  Nursing a cold this weekend and craving hot spicy soup, I remade this stew this weekend. Upon seeing these photos you may be [...]

Crazy Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Crazy Cauliflower Crust Pizza

  For some of you this may sound extreme, but prepare to have your mind blown.  Cauliflower is a miracle vegetable that among other things can imitate pizza crust when prepared properly.  Now, I have made a couple of versions of this, and I find that it works better if there is a little flour [...]