Colcannon

Colcannon is amazing! It’s a traditional Irish dish that comes in many variations. A delicious twist on mashed potatoes that adds some extra nutrition and flavor. Creamy, buttery mashed potatoes are mixed with kale, or another leafy green, such as savoy cabbage or spinach. It’s a great way to add some nutrient packed dark greens…

Easy Pesto Meatball Subs

These easy pesto meatballs sandwiches are great for lunch on the weekend or even a quick dinner. While I am a huge fan of making my food from scratch, sometimes I like the convenience of using some pre-made items to whip up something delicious quickly and easily. These Pesto Meatball Sub sandwiches are exactly that….

Tacos Al Pastor

I have a deep love and appreciation for Mexican food. It has always been my favorite both to eat and to cook. I love the depth of flavors and spice. I love any excuse to use delicious smoky chiles like ancho, pasilla, chipotle, and guajillo. Growing up in California and taking quite a few trips…

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

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…

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…