shrimp fried rice

Shrimp Fried “Rice” I got the idea for “rice” made from cauliflower from Well Fed- my favorite new cookbook as of late. I was skeptical, as I’m sure most of you are, but after a short whirl in the food processor and a little stir…

Pumpkin pancakes

Pumpkin pancakes

I’ve tried all the logical solutions; showering just leaves me colder, driving around with heat blasting is only economically feasible for so many miles, and making a warm comforting breakfast only really works when you’re not trying to blog about it… 20 minutes of fussing…

Hazel Walnut Butter

And that is exactly why I made hazel-walnut butter. To distract myself. There are two reasons I can’t get away from peanut butter and need this distraction. 1) I make peanut butter once, sometimes twice, a week for my friend because it’s addicting and I…

Extra Fat Deviled Eggs

Paleo eating emphasized fat. Saturated fats to be exact, from animal sources mostly. I dabble in the world of paleo eating, honestly because it tastes so good! (For more info on the paleo lifestyle visit Marks Daily Apple ) Back to those eggs… After deciding…

Dippy Eggs with Sweet Potato Fries

After my raw egg yolk experiment my mind immediately drifted to dippy eggs. A childhood favorite of mine and my Mom’s considering it took less than 5 minutes to get a meal on the table. Although those days it was buttered toast strips as the…

Creamy Watermelon Mint Gazpacho

We pulled our car over to a small farm stand on the side of an interstate with a sign advertising for fresh peaches. Well of course, we’re in Georgia after all. Unfortunately they had just sold out, she told us, but there was a truck…

Spicy Homemade Pickles

You start going on real dates and then say things to your friends like, “It was fine, but there wasn’t a spark.” Then there’s the slow collection of bills and students loans and pressure. And you buy a little black book and start filling it…

Greek Potato Salad

Mediterranean Potato Salad in Tahini Dressing Inspired by Lise’s recipe which I believe was just her own. I used the ingredients I had on hand and it came out different than her’s but so delicious. It made about 2 servings. 3 small red or white…

Spinach-Artichoke Egg Salad Wrap

Spinach-Artichoke Egg Salad Wrap by Skinny Ninja Mom This is all about indulging in party food. Who hasn’t gone to a party, seen the spinach-artichoke dip, lost a sense of where they were, and eaten half the bowl in 15 minutes? OK, or just really,…

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad

  Yum Salad. That’s what my mom suggested we call this one. We both could not stop eating it … I think it’s the saltiness of the black olives mixed with the heartiness of the roasted red peppers mixed with the creaminess of an excellent-quality…