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How I Make 90% Of Our Food From Scratch

I've always made a lot from scratch, but a few years ago J and I decided that we also wanted to do away with store bought bread products. As the title suggests, we don't always eat scratch cooking and there are the rare nights where we resort to a box or pre-prepared items because, well, life. But I make a conscious effort to ...

Recipe: A Healthier Take on Pancakes

I love pancakes. As far as my taste buds are concerned, the lighter and sweeter they come, the better. My body does not love those traditional, fluffy buttermilk carbohydrate and sugar bombs as much as my taste buds do. When the lower/low carb cooking craze began to take off, I started seeing a lot of recipes for pancakes that ...

Chicken Tortilla Soup

I love soup. Done right, it can be a complete meal and is the ultimate comfort food on cold winter days. One of my favorite soups - both to make and consume - is chicken tortilla. The chicken stock base in my version comes through just enough to be slightly reminiscent of chicken noodle, but the spices and addition of diced ...

Recipe: Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

One of my favorite, easy (and potentially healthy) dinners is stuffed mushroom caps and one we have almost every time Costco or our local Sprouts has portabello caps in stock. You can be creative with the inner stuffing ingredients, and I tend to use whatever we have on hand at the moment. This batch is filled with spinach, ...