Mashed potatoes have always been one of my favorite foods. They are the ultimate comfort – creamy, hearty, warming. But, also, carb heavy, which not everyone is into. We’re not big on diets, but when we feel our pants getting tight we try to eat in a slightly more “slow carb” fashion which is, thankfully, very bean-friendly. And so the white bean obsession continues. This recipe is super easy, immensely healthy, and hits the spot when you’re craving mashed potatoes but want a little more nutrition than they offer. Continue reading “Cauliflower and White Bean Mash”
Everyone has their favorite mac and cheese recipe. Whether you love Velveeta or sharp Cheddar, Kraft in the box or the homemade, baked variety, there are few who can resist the homey temptations of ooey, gooey, comforting mac and cheese. I am probably one of the few Americans who didn’t eat it, or even like it, growing up. I discovered it near adulthood, and it was a near revelation. Since then it has become a staple in my diet and repertoire, my favorite thing to make after a late night out, a wonderful, hearty dish for cold nights or after a long day. Continue reading “Baked Mac and Cheese with Cauliflower and Creme Fraiche”
Everyone needs a battery of quick, healthy weeknight recipes. This chickpea and cauliflower will be entering mine. Between the fiber-heavy chickpeas and vitamin C-packed cauliflower (plus lots of other good nutrients) this vegetarian meal is easy, filling, and darn good for you. Continue reading “Chickpea and Cauliflower Curry”
I have been making a lot of soup lately. Way more than usual. It’s just so good, so easy, and it’s usually even better the next day. I often make soup on Sunday and Tuesday afternoons, before Hebrew class from 5-8pm. That way I have something warm and tasty to come home to. I’ve made chicken, mushroom, cauliflower, tortilla, you name it. This time I wanted something a little different. Continue reading “Curry and Spice and Everything Nice”
And we’re back! Our computer crashed, or rather had a shelf crash into it, and so I’ve been on a bit of a forced computer hiatus. We’ve got a lot of catching up to do. And so we pick up where I left off.