Being from the southern Appalachian region, roast is cooked in a pot. Ya’ll know it’s true. So when my husband told me this afternoon while we were planning our brave grocery outing on a Friday afternoon during Ramadan, that he wanted a roast for dinner, I was mentally making my grocery list, preparing to put…… Continue reading Wagyu What!?
It’s been quite some time since my feet hit this mat and since my last post. I abandoned the idea of my blog for awhile because I have experienced an overwhelming amount of life and health transitions. But, I decided this morning that I would just let it transition with my life. It’s my blog,…… Continue reading Transitions
It’s been a rough month. My cooking and creativity in the kitchen have been at an all time low. Meals have consisted of store bought grape leaves, hummus, easy fruit and veg, soups…Which, of course, isn’t horrible. It just isn’t “me”. But damnit, it’s been “me” for the last month. My poor, sweet husband has…… Continue reading Food IS Medicine
One of the things I love about being Vegan or even Vegetarian is that plants go with plants. There really isn’t a lot that goes into “meal planning.” There are obviously certain ethnic foods that combine specific produce to create the flavors of that culture, but when it comes to something like a vegetable soup,…… Continue reading Pot O’ Veggies – Soups and Whatnot
I advanced to the thirty-seventh level of life yesterday. I don’t look back longing for when my breasts were un-nursed from and perkier, or when the skin of my belly was unmarked by the signs of bringing new and precious lives into the world or the times of irresponsibility and childhood innocence. As with most…… Continue reading Vegan Birthday Blueberry Muffins
I no longer bake often. I realized in the not so distant past that all of the medical and nutritional articles I’ve read about refined sugar being literally more addictive than crack, sadly (yet absolutely) applied to me. My husband had this thing when we were dating where he’d always ask me if I wanted…… Continue reading The Rare Baker
Being from Appalachia, I am well versed in the classic staple of soup beans and cornbread and have eaten my fill. Most Appalachians cook their beans (typically pintos) in a big greasy hunk of fat back. For those of you fortunate enough to not know what it is, it’s simply a big slab of subcutaneous…… Continue reading Twistedly Healthy Soup Beans and Pumpkin Cornbread