A Chimichurri Challenge

Since starting this blog I’ve received a ton of requests for what I should cook next. It’s fun reading the crazy recipes people send me, and a little dangerous because I get the urge to buy more kitchen tools and appliances I probably don’t really need… Among the requests, chimichurri sauce was one of the few…

Refreshing Lemon Chiffon Cake

Lemons are for summer, and with the season coming to an end, I felt like making my lemon chiffon cake! The cake is fragrant, light and airy, and not too sweet, with just a thin sugar glaze flavored with fresh lemon juice. It’s nice because you don’t feel super full after having a slice! The last time I made…

Hanger Steak with Sweet and Sour Carrots

I tend to forget things I’ve ordered online, so it’s always a nice surprise receiving my packages at work. It’s even better when I know there’s food inside! I recently subscribed to the meal kit service by Plated. They were offering four free plates for new members at the time, so I figured why not try it…

Love Letters and Chocolate Mint Tea

Ok, it’s story time. Now, don’t get too excited. The love letters I’m referring to are actually a type of cookie! Nonetheless, they do hold a special place in my heart. Don’t you hate it when people taunt you with food you’ll likely never get the chance to try? This was the story of my childhood….

Effortless Avocado Toast

Bread is one of my weaknesses. I’m not anti-gluten or anything; I just prefer my carbs slathered in butter or soaking up the yolk of a rich eggs benedict… Mmmm… I was in the mood for toast this morning, but since I’ve been slacking with my gym sessions I knew I probably shouldn’t be that…

Sweet Beginnings

New Years resolutions really aren’t  my thing, but at the start of 2014 I was desperate for change. More specifically, I wanted to live inspired. So I set out to do things differently. I wasn’t sure where to begin, but I believe that having an open mind makes us more receptive to new possibilities. So I decided…