Vegetable “Fried” “Rice” : A Story in Accidentally Going Meatless

So zucchini and I needed a break, but I still wanted something fairly healthy.  Seriously. I’ve bought 3-4 large zucchini at the store every week for the past month.  I also was (weirdly) craving snap peas, which is a bit unusual.  And I’ve been craving fried rice off and on for the past few weeks,… Continue reading Vegetable “Fried” “Rice” : A Story in Accidentally Going Meatless

Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boats: A Story of Trial, Error, and Evolution

So my ONLY problem with buffalo chicken dip is that it isn’t the healthiest.  And that’s an understatement.  Inspiration struck me: buffalo chicken zucchini boats! Great idea, right?  Turns out there was a bit of trial and error on this one, since I was improvising the entire time.  The recipe uses my family’s basic wing… Continue reading Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boats: A Story of Trial, Error, and Evolution

Mixed Berry Daiquiri: For When You Just Can’t Anymore, and it’s Only the Middle of the Week.

So my Wednesday last week was a bit much.  My raspberries and strawberries were extra juicy, so when they leaked all over my lunchbox, it was extra messy. When I came home, I didn’t even want to think about cooking anything.  All I wanted was a fruit smoothie and some type of cocktail, when it… Continue reading Mixed Berry Daiquiri: For When You Just Can’t Anymore, and it’s Only the Middle of the Week.

Lazy Mondays: Steak and Vegetable Bowls, or the story of how I shattered my olive oil dispenser

I was feeling very lazy on a Monday, so instead of portioning all of the dishes out individually,  I decided to throw it all together in a bowl.  Additionally, I also managed to break my glass olive oil dispenser.  As my mom says, granite counters are actually rocks.  Rock beats glass every time, in case… Continue reading Lazy Mondays: Steak and Vegetable Bowls, or the story of how I shattered my olive oil dispenser