Recipes

Spelt Porridge with Roasted Blueberries

Posted on
Overhead shot of cracked spelt porridge topped with roasted blueberries and hemp seeds

If I had my way, my morning routine would be about a three-hour affair. I love quiet, leisurely mornings and most of the time they end in a filling, whole-grain breakfast. This spelt porridge takes a bit of time but it’s primarily hands-off cooking. If you’ve never tried spelt in the […]

Recipes

Homemade Breadcrumbs + 3 Ways to Use Them

Posted on
Overhead shot of homemade breadcrumbs on a sheet tray.

I realize that of all the recipes I could share, breadcrumbs may seem like the least cool thing. Plus, do a search on the internet and there are thousands of different ways people make breadcrumbs. Yet, I’m sharing anyway. Primarily because it’s less important how you make breadcrumbs. It’s more important […]

Recipes

Pan-Fried Turnips with Thyme and Breadcrumbs

Posted on
Close-up, overhead shot of pan-fried turnips sprinkle with breadcrumbs

When spring hits, it’s easy to get excited about asparagus and strawberries. I get it, I do that too. However, there are some other items that deserve your attention. Take for example, the hakurei turnip. These turnips are a bit more mild in flavor compared to the larger variety- and that […]

Uncategorized

Curried Chickpea Bowls with Quinoa

Posted on
Curried Chickpea Bowls with Quinoa

I’m sometimes hesitant to share these types of recipes on the site. It could easily be categorized as ‘too simple’ but I’m finding as a busy family, I crave the 20 minute meals. This recipe is a solid start for more involved meals but I find it perfect as-is. A couple […]

Recipes

Romesco Potato Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese

Posted on
Romesco Potato Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese

Post sponsored by CA Grown. See below for more details. When it comes to summer salads, I’m constantly pushing to explore different flavors and textures. This arugula salad happens to feature a favorite combination of mine: a romesco potato mix. The smoky sauce brings the party to this salad, both as […]

Recipes

Garlicky Pea Pasta with Cream Sauce

Posted on
Garlicky Pea Pasta with Cream Sauce

  Post sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill. See below for more details. Having a child drastically changed my cooking. Most drastically: the amount of items I make at home. Pre-child, I’d easily spend hours in the kitchen making homemade everything. I don’t have that kind of time anymore and occasionally I […]

Round Ups

8 Compendium Cookbooks to Have on Hand

Posted on
8 Compendium Cookbooks to Have on Hand

As I approach the 11 year (!) mark for this site, I decided it was time to branch out a bit from sharing recipe after recipe. Over the years, I’ve amassed notes, ideas, methods, and books that rarely get shared (unless you happen to hold a conversation with me). And so, […]