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.

10 Tips to Make your Oven Fries Crispier

Monday, March 15th, 2010

Disappointed with your limp oven fries? Wondering why fries get soggy and what can you do to prevent it? In this post there are 10 tips on how to make your fries (sweet potato or regular potato) crispier.

Garlic Shrimp in Tomato and White Wine Broth with Cashew Creme

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Being out of food and having to resort to pantry and freezer staples led to the creation of this simple recipe, But you could never tell!

Roasted Leek and Garlic Asparagus Recipe

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

Fresh asparagus, fragrant leeks and garlic, topped with crunchy cashews, roasted in the oven to perfection. A creative and delicious recipe for spring.

Root Beer… not my Favorite

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

I thought it would be a fun idea to have some posts that simply tell a story. These stories are supposed to be entertaining and are not to be taken too seriously. They are all true stories and most of them involve food.