challenge accepted

Let’s make it a good one. I rang in 2013 with Nate, my good friend Ali, and her charming family at Ali’s house with food, laughs, games, fancy dresses, fancy champagne cocktails, and moonshine. A good time was had by all. New Year’s Day was spent lazing around, reading books (me), playing Playstation basketball (Nate), […]

cauliflower cheese sticks

Whatever you’re doing, stop, and make this cauliflower delicious insanity. Seriously. Go! Ok, here’s the deal. I was feeling totally uninspired yesterday in regards to meal time so I scrolled through my Pinterest and found the recipe for cauliflower cheese sticks here at Mom What’s for Dinner?. I was inspired by her recipe but used […]

buffalo quinoa bites

Another quinoa bite recipe?!? Yes. Because BUFFALO SAUCE. I just love that spicy, tangy, buffalo-y goodness in my mouth sans the requisite chicken wing/tender or chicken-esque substitute. Enter So Very Blessed Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Bites. What a fabulous idea – basically a quinoa patty with BUFFALO (and chicken but we’ll let that slide). So I […]

test kitchen: mild chili relleno quinoa bites

I can tell how I’m feeling about my life by my desire to cook food as opposed to going out to eat. For the past couple of months my life has been pretty hectic with work, yoga, nutrition stuff, friends leaving the state/country, boyfriend, and my spoiled indoor cat, Flower, who now enjoys a raw […]