Carrot Broccoli Miso Soup

Carrot Broccoli Miso Soup

Rain, snow, or shine, Winter is soup time! It's been a rainy winter in California, and this week was no different.  I remember having a winter or two like this as a child, where there were just days of endless rain and rain puddles to play in, but I certainly haven't seen a winter like [...]

Southern Californian Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

Southern Californian Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

Seafood is often considered an expensive, bougie treat.  I've noticed that I tend to suggest  replacing a majority of the red meat in ones diet with seafood for the obvious health benefits, while ignoring the strain that this places on ones wallet. Shrimp tends to be the least-expensive option in the seafood section, and has [...]

Zucchini Bread… What was that about not liking vegetables?

I have never been a picky eater.  In fact, there is a family myth that when I was in the hospital diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of two, the foods I requested were barley soup and avocados.  Now, tell me is that the food of choice for a normal two year-old?  I [...]