fennel noodles with seafood

My Brilliant Fennel Noodles Idea

I was in the mood for pasta tonight, but didn’t want to deal with the gassy, bloated, crampy side effects that come with gluten-filled spaghetti. So I decided to use fennel as a pseudo noodle base on which to perch some of my favorite seafood items. This was genius because fennel in itself is a…

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Alien Peanut Bibimbap

Alien Peanut Bibimbap

Tonight I decided to honor a good friend on her birthday by creating a crazy version of Korean Bibimbap with traditionally fermented soy beans. I call it Alien Peanut Bibimbap because these slimy little nuggets seriously do look like an alien choked on some peanuts and hacked ’em up up after Sigourney Weaver pounded its back. .…

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ketchup

Deconstructing Ketchup

With summer right around the corner my mind has begun to anticipate all the delicious summer foods that I love…. BBQ ribs, hot dogs, hamburgers and french fries. Hey, good decisions most of the time, right? One thing for sure is that I can’t have most of my favorite BBQ foods without ketchup. I’ve wanted to create a…

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coleslaw

A Healthy Take on Classic Coleslaw

Last year for the fourth of July I made a Napa Slaw with Spring Radishes and Sesame Peanut Dressing. It was absolutely delicious but this year I was craving good old fashioned classic coleslaw. I used to the stuff at barbecues because of the mayonnaise, but once I discovered you can make your own healthy version of…

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fourth of july flavored water

Liquid Fourth of July!

Ok, so I know what your thinking, how could water possibly taste like the fourth of July? Well…it just does! I mean all you have to do is look at this combination of fruit to all your senses will be feeling patriotic in no time. You can even use watermelon as a substitute for strawberries…

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organic corn on the cob

Nothing Like Grilled Organic Corn on the Cob

I love organic corn, but sometimes it can be difficult to get. So every year I wait patiently for organic corn on the cob to arrive at my local farmer’s market, and when it arrives I buy it like it is going out of style! I take it home and remove the kernels from the cob…

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