Yeast

I always bring the fun topics to the table right? My cinnamon rolls were often requested. In fact, a friend from work asked me to make them if he quit or got fired. He quit. I made good on that promise. But my cinnamon rolls were gluten festival, & as the proud owner of celiac,…

Tempeh- Tem-PAY not Tem-PE

Tempeh – Tem-PAY not Tem-PE Have you tried it?  It’s okay if you’ve been saying it wrong. Most people do. Kinda like my name, which gets mispronounced a lot. Almost no one gets it right on the first try.  BTW, it’s like Shawna, not Shayna, which has made it seriously confusing. Anyway, back to tempeh.  …

Rice (with Recipe for Mongolian Jackfruit over Rice)

Rice Do you eat rice on the regular?  I know, it’s a carb black sheep. Feared and shunned, no one wants to eat it even though it is the most widely grown and consumed staple in the world. There are so many varieties of this gluten free grain.  What if I told you that in…

Ethiopian Food

Ethiopian Food Have you ever tried it? Let’s just say, it’s absolutely one of my favorites. It fills me with such joy because there is so much to eat, which is a favorite past time. Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian or carnivore, there’s plenty to eat and plenty to share. It’s fun, communal and you eat…

Cacao Chia Pudding with Strawberries and Cacao Nibs

Cacao Chia Pudding with Strawberries and Cacao Nibs I made dessert for breakfast again, so clearly I’m over here living my best life and ending the week of C on a high note. This was the perfect treat after a kick ass yoga class this am. Cacao – has many nutritional properties, long story short,…

Noodles, Nut Butter and Nappa Cabbage

Noodles, Nut butter and Nappa Cabbage “Send noods smothered in nut butter.” Swipe right! . While typically that may sound like it’s NSFW, this dish is perfect to make a little extra so you can bring leftovers to work for a nooner, or you may call it “lunch”. Whatever term you use, not only is…

Wasabi “Tuna” Salad

Spicy Wasabi “Tuna” Salad over Arugula and Radish Greens (and other veggies) #newobsession RECIPE 🐟1 package @goodcatchfoods, Naked in Water Fish-Free Tuna 🐟2 green onions, sliced thinly (I like on the bias, but that’s just an aesthetic thing) 🐟1/4 jalapeno, small dice 🐟1 tsp wasabi (mix with water to form a thin paste) 🐟2 tsp toasted sesame…

Broth v Stock – Do You Know the Difference?

Broth or Stock – Do you know the difference? . 🥕Broth is a liquid made from vegetables and/or meat and sometimes bones, that has been simmered for 2 hours or less and strained. . 🍗Stock” is a liquid that has been simmered for longer periods of time and will contain bones. . 🍖Bone broth” is…

Quinoa

Quinoa Quinoa is known to the Incas as the Mother of All Grains. This ancient whole grain is gluten free, contains loads of vitamins and minerals, helps with digestive health and is a complete protein as it contains all 9 essential amino acids. Quinoa is a keeper! One of my favorite ways to prepare quinoa…

Gluten

Gluten Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. It is a substance that is responsible for the elastic texture of dough. Until a few years ago, not many people even uttered the word “gluten” or “Gluten free.” Now it’s become somewhat of a main stay and many people think it’s a gret…