Jicama, Carrot and Apple Slaw with California Walnuts

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Everybody is allowed a mistake now and again, but the fat-free trend of the 1990s was a doozy! The consumption of any fat was discouraged and foods labeled low- or non-fat were in high demand --- even if they contained oodles of refined grains and …
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Getting My Daily Eats Back on Track

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Just because a food is considered "healthy," doesn’t mean you can go at it whole-hog! I tend to eat a well-rounded diet (remember food is neither good nor bad --- unless we’re talking over-processed stuff); it’s that moderation thing that sometimes …
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Baking with Ancient Grains in the Modern Age

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I was stoked about getting to check out Erin Dooner’s The Sweet Side of Ancient Grains, a cookbook dedicated to creating healthier baked goods with everything from farro and einkorn to teff and spelt. Her concept is a noble one; replace refined baked …
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A Picnic Classic: French Potato Salad

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It’s the time of the year to dust off those wicker baskets and head to the great outdoors for our eats! It’s picnic season and today’s lesson will be on that picnic classic: potato salad. As always, there are a variety of ways to prepare this …
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Easy Cinco de Mayo Recipe: Quesadillas!

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Let’s celebrate; it’s Cinco de Mayo! Not that you really need a reason to chow down on a protein- and/or veggie-filled quesadilla, but if you are of a mind to commemorate Mexico’s 1862 victory against France, here are a couple of easy Cinco de …
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The Schaum Torte

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If you live outside of Milwaukee, chances are you’ve never heard of the Schaum Torte, so let me make the introductions. Fit Bottomed Eats reader, meet the ridiculously easy-to-make, low-fat, gluten-free, economical Schaum Torte. The Schaum …
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