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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What the Heck Is Gnudi?

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I thought I’d seen and made it all --- rigatoni alla carbonara, lasagne di carciofi, crespelle alla fiorentina --- you know, all the great Italian recipes. But right there in my new Italian cookbook was a recipe for gnudi. Gnudi? What?? A search …
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Paleo Pad Thai

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When I lived in Lawrence, Kansas, there was this little Thai joint that had the BEST pad thai. A totally unique spot, Thai Siam is in an old Subway location --- with the bright yellow tabletops and all. And although they're not exactly known for …
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Need a New Grilling Recipe? Make Kofta!

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By this time of the year, your outdoor cooking adventures might start to have that "been there, done that" feel. If you’ve had your fill of hamburgers and brats, it’s time to get a little inspiration for your outdoor entertaining from another part of …
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Yes, You Can Cook, Dammit!

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I love Jenn’s FBG post about complaining. It has a "no guts, no glory" theme, with the gist of the piece being that those who do not try, do not succeed. Which brings me to the subject at hand --- cooking. Each of us is a little different. A lower …
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Freakin’ Delicious and Gluten-Free Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken

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  I am in LOVE with my slow cooker. And, my fellow fit foodies, this recipe for Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken with Chopped Almonds, Apricots and Cauliflower Couscous from best-selling cookbook author and blogger Danielle Walker from Against All …
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Zoës Kitchen: Healthy Fast Food With a Mediterranean Flair

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This time last year I was basking in the afterglow of my European vacation. Oh, how I miss those cobblestone streets, ancient cities and most of all, the simple and wholesome food! But, this year, with not a travel plan in site, an invitation to …
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Paleo Pizza Burger Bites

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Pizza's here! From the age of, oh, five, I'd say that those two words are among the best to hear at dinner time. But we all know that --- enter sad violins --- delivery pizza is not the healthiest of eats. So how does one work more of that …
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