Today’s high is in the twenties. I’d say that’s definitely soup weather. We had one good week where the highs were all in the upper fifties, but now the cold has really set in. I’m hoping warmer weather is on its way, but until then, I’m going to eat soup and try to stay warm!Continue Reading
You’ve heard of dinner and a movie. Here’s my version: dinner and a story. I gave you the recipe for my creamy roasted garlic mashed potatoes earlier this week. Serve those with this saucy honey apple pork tenderloin and a side of green beans sautéed with a little soy sauce until they’re bright green, but still crisp. Then, follow that up with the dark chocolate cake with cream cheese frosting that I posted last year around this time and you’ve got yourself an amazing, at home Valentine’s meal. So there’s dinner and here’s the story:Continue Reading
Two years ago this month I had one of the most amazing experiences – I went to Spain for the first time. The school where I worked needed chaperones for the annual Upper School exchange program with a school in Spain. They already had two men going on the trip and really needed a woman, so even though I taught middle school Spanish, I was asked to chaperone. We went for ten days and had the most incredible experiences visiting cultural sites, exploring new cities, and enjoying some of the most delicious food!Continue Reading
These vegan burgers will satisfy your hunger, but also leave you craving more! They are the perfect blend of spicy and sweet, with a little tangy avocado mash that makes each flavor stand out! In this recipe, you will use baked sweet potatoes to bring out the natural sweetness of the dish as well as Italian seasoned breadcrumbs to give the outside of your burger a nice crispy texture. The Italian herbs combine well with the chipotle chili powder, cumin, and cayenne pepper to create a complex flavor that won’t bore you.Continue Reading
Time for tutorial number two! You can check out my first tutorial here to read what these tutorials are all about and to get an awesome recipe for delicious creole seasoning!
I don’t know if you have noticed, but I love sweet potatoes. Yea. Who knew?! They are an amazing complex carbohydrate that is full of fiber and lots of delicious sweetness all on their own. The best way to bring that sweet flavor out is to bake them whole in the oven.Continue Reading