A Snack With Some POP!

A Snack With Some POP!

Healthy Popcorn Anyone? Hey friends! It’s been a while. Moving is, well… moving. We’re finally settled in and I’m excited to get back in the kitchen again! With all the moving and unpacking, we’ve needed some quick and simple snacks. A true favorite of ours—especially for movies—is popcorn! Yes, you read that right, popcorn can Continue Reading…

Super Easy Avocado Rice Cake Snack

Super Easy Avocado Rice Cake Snack

The Lowdown on Fats Hello again! So eating fat makes you fat, right? This typical thinking is actually very wrong! We’ve been taught to fear fat and many of us grew up in the era of low-fat everything. Low-fat milk, low-fat cheese, even fat-free half and half—what the heck is that stuff made of anyway?! Continue Reading…

Kimchi and Bok Choy Rice Bowl

Kimchi and Bok Choy Rice Bowl

What’s tangy, pungent, and red all over? Kimchi! Kimchi is another fermented food (just like miso!) that has oodles of wonderfully beneficial gut bacteria. Made from fermented cabbage and other fermented vegetables—this traditional Korean cuisine is seasoned with chili powder, ginger, garlic and other spices depending on the region. Quite the popular food—in Korea, the average Continue Reading…

Chipotle Squash Tacos

Chipotle Squash Tacos

Have you ever thought about how your food was made or where it came from? This is something we’ve been thinking more about recently. Every time we eat, it’s a choice. A choice to nourish our bodies, or not. Frozen dinners and highly-processed ingredients are not helping us connect with our food. In fact, they Continue Reading…

Simple Corn Tortillas From Scratch

Simple Corn Tortillas From Scratch

Corn tortillas are a staple in our household. We use them for tacos, tostadas and tasty homemade tortilla chips. Tortillas made from scratch are amazing. And they’re super easy and fun to make! Traditional corn tortillas (and homemade ones) are made with masa flour, water and salt—that’s it! Masa harina is a special kind of Continue Reading…

Tomato, Arugula and REAL Balsamic Vinegar Pasta

Tomato, Arugula and REAL Balsamic Vinegar Pasta

A key ingredient in Italian cooking is REAL Balsamic Vinegar. My love for this wonderful ingredient has grown over time. I liked balsamic vinegar before, then I tried REAL balsamic vinegar. Now it’s LOOOVE! The usual grocery store balsamic vinegar—often just flavored vinegar with possible colorings—has a pungently acidic taste. REAL balsamic vinegar is made Continue Reading…