Mexican Corn Salad

Friday, August 6th, 2010

Sweet corn, fresh parsley, spicy radishes, crunchy onions and a beautiful lime-green, creamy dressing… what more could you ask for? Here is a recipe for an absolutely delicious Mexican corn salad.

Homemade Corn Tortillas

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Tasting a fresh and warm homemade corn tortilla is a revelation! Here are step by step instructions to make your very own corn tortillas.

Q: Do Beans Give you Gas?

Saturday, July 24th, 2010

While delicious, beans have somewhat of an unsexy association with them. But do beans really make you gassy or are they being unjustly accused?

Asian Tofu Lettuce Wraps

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

These wraps are stuffed with flavorful tofu and vegetables. Using crispy romaine lettuce as the wrap makes this dish light and fresh. This is a perfect lunch or snack for when the weather gets warmer.

10 Common Healthy Cooking Mistakes

Monday, March 29th, 2010

This article lists ten common things that people do when cooking healthy. Learn why some of these actions are not optimal and what you can do to improve.

Coffee and Health

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Coffee is a very popular drink around the world. This post explores the wide range of effects coffee has on your health.

Mexican Black Bean Soup

Saturday, March 20th, 2010

Eating a good black bean soup is like having a flavor party in your mouth. The warmth and creaminess make it a comfort-food favorite. I am sure there are as many versions of black bean soup as there are cooks. Here is mine…

Asian Sesame Crusted Chicken Nuggets

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

This is the second recipe post in the healthy fast food series. Even though the flavors are from different cuisines, we enjoy eating them with the rosemary oven fries.

Rosemary and Paprika Oven Fries with Ketchup

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

In the last post I talked about the essence of fast food and how to capture it. As promised, here is the recipe for the french fries and for the homemade ketchup.

Healthy “Fast Food”

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

This post is about the essence of fast food, my attempt to recreate a healthy version of a chicken nugget meal, and a comparison between my version and the regular meal you would get at a fast food restaurant.