On (Vegan) Tamales and Nostalgia

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The vast majority of the posts I write for Fit Bottomed Eats seem to involve Mexican food. If I'm not writing about how to make salsa, I'm penning a detailed account of how I will cut anyone who stands between me and a plate of enchiladas after a …
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Meal Planning for a Crowd

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It was a pleasure to help with Jenn’s baby shower last month, but I must admit it was one heck of a challenge. Food allergies, intolerance and various styles of eating can make meal planning for a large group a bit tricky. Since Jenn’s body …
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Hunger for Life: Homebound and Hangry

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One of the best things about working with fellow foodies with fit booties is that we know the importance of comfort foods. Exhibit A: the Sprinkles Cupcakes my colleagues at Fit Bottomed sent over after my recent ankle reconstruction …
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Three Cheers for Curry and the Kitchen Curry Master

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Growing up, garlicky spaghetti was about as exotic as dinnertime got; bold yet delicate flavors like green cardamom, fenugreek and garam masala were virtually unheard of, at least in our Midwest kitchen. Thanks in part to an open mind (you’ve gotta …
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