Pre-allergies, I found salads boring. They tended to just be iceberg lettuce with a few shredded carrots and grape tomatoes thrown in (and then smothered with ranch dressing to make them remotely bearable). When bread options went out the door (because of the allergy ordeal), I found myself reliant on salads and grain bowls… andContinue reading “How to Build the Perfect Salad”
This meal was created on accident, and I am absolutely in love with it. I was throwing together a ton of leftovers with pretty low expectations, but came out with a (dairy-free!) dish that is so creamy and fragrant that I never want to stop eating it. A few notes before the recipe: What toContinue reading “Creamy Dairy-Free Lemon Chicken & Rice”
My sister recently returned from an internship in Mauritius (an island nation in Eastern Africa), and immediately wanted boulettes. Boulettes are a steamed ball of minced meat that she would often get as street food. The ones she loved had chayote and green chilli paste. She immediately made some of the steamed meatballs and savedContinue reading “Chicken Meatballs”
My (white) boyfriend’s Dad always made a “Korean” Beef recipe that he absolutely loved growing up. I believe it was modeled after a ground beef dish that was modeled after bulgogi, and has definitely evolved far past what could be considered Korean food and into the category of “Asian-Inspired American Food”. Regardless of its cuisineContinue reading ““Korean” Ground Beef Bowls”
My 2018 Skin Prick Test showed positive for Salmon. Although I was told it was potentially a false positive, I had a few reactions (which I now think were reactions to the wood it was smoked with) to smoked salmon, and avoided it for years. After my 2021 skin and blood tests showed negative, IContinue reading “Lemon Pepper Salmon”
When I was reacting to what felt like just about everything, salt and pepper chicken wings became a staple. They are simple, tasty, and easy to make! Dark meat chicken has more flavor than white meat, and these wings are an easy and simple hit for any meal!