Fruity and Frugal Pineapple Tea

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White, green, oolong or black, I’ve never had much of a taste for tea. Its appeal eluded my senses; most of what I sampled was either extremely bitter or flavorless. Some herbal concoctions (which aren’t even tea at all) tasted so earthy that I’d …
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Fun Time Summertime Salad

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Lately, I’ve been on mission of sorts. I’ve bombarded you with cooking videos, seasonal ingredients and supermarket secrets, all in the name of good eats. My goal: to encourage everyone to get in that kitchen and learn to cook! But today, I’m …
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Forget the Avocado and Try This Green Pea Dip Recipe

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Every great recipe needs just the right mix of flavors, and we're spicing things up here at Fit Bottomed Eats with a new writer: Danielle Padula of GreenMitts.com!  You might have seen her work over at NPR or Fine Cooking, and we're thrilled to have …
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Hot Weather, Cold Soup

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Summer is perfect soup weather. Cold soup, that is. I love those warm weather big ass salads as much as the next girl, but when the temperature really begins to rise, nothing satisfies like a refreshing bowl of chilled soup. Many are of the …
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Summer Recipes: Cool Off With Watermelon-Arugula Salad

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It's hot outside, y'all. We finally broke down and turned on the air conditioning for the first time this summer, meaning our stove is on vacation until the crisp air of autumn returns. I'm not complaining about my lack of stove burners, mind you. …
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The Perfect Healthy Summer Snack

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Salads and I go together like peas and carrots. Or peanut butter and jelly. Or chocolate-chip cookies and milk. Or steak and red wine. Or really any other epic food pairing. But lately, my love affair with salads has dried up a bit. I'm not sure …
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