Back to Basics: Asian Sauces

Time for another installment of my Back to Basics series! I know it’s been too long but Heather and I have been very busy lately with some big plans coming to fruition soon! There will be lots of exciting things coming in the near future! Anyways, today I’m going over the basics behind some delicious…

Mexican Vegan Meatballs

Every once in awhile, while I’m doing my thing and Chefing Around in the kitchen, I make something so good, so delicious, that I just have to write the recipe down so I can make it again. This probably happens more often than not, and that was also the case with these Mexican Vegan Meatballs….

Leftover Pockets

We cook a lot of food around here, and I usually cook more than just the two servings necessary for Heather and I. So we often have leftovers. Sometimes there’s enough left for another entire dinner but not always and we don’t always feel like eating the exact same thing again. So we like to…

Shakeology, What is it?

Hello everyone, today I am trying something new and writing a different kind of post. I haven’t done any product reviews or endorsements yet but I came across a product that has such incredible nutritional benefits that I felt I had to spread the word and write about it. This is not a paid endorsement….

Parsnips with Shallots and Brown Butter Sauce

Hello everyone! I’m back with another amazing recipe to share featuring yet another rare and underused vegetable, parsnips. Parsnips are an incredibly delicious root vegetable that look like white  carrots but have a very unique and savory flavor. For this dish, I slice, roast, and top them with sauteed shallots in a brown butter sauce…

Crispy Shallots

It’s finally summertime up here in the Pacific Northwest and for us that means lots of salads and barbecue. I know that I’ve been talking about both of those things quite a bit lately, and for good reason, they’re delicious! For today’s post, I am sharing the recipe for our favorite salad topping of all…

8 Delicious Salad Ideas

Heather and I have been eating a lot of salads lately, even more since she started a Beachbody challenge, and they often turn out surprisingly delicious. So we’ve been taking pictures of all the really good salads we eat and posting them on our Instagram, along with all kinds of other awesome pictures. You should…

Chicken Chili Verde

Chili verde is a traditional Mexican dish typically consisting of pork butt, slowly cooked in a green or “verde” sauce. (You’ll see later that I usually make mine with chicken.) It is very popular in the U.S. and has long been one of my favorite Mexican dishes because it is full of wonderful flavor and…