Baked Veggie Egg Rolls

I remember growing up and waiting at the local Chinese take out place for dinner. We lived near a hole in the wall place where you walked in and there was a glass counter way in the back. There were a few tables and chairs, but it was mostly take out. They wrote your order […]

Asian Steak Bowl with Miso Lime Dressing

In cooking, not everything needs to start with a purpose in mind. Well, of course there’s the purpose of eating and ending the hunger. Duh! But you don’t have to walk in the kitchen with a recipe and knowing what you’re doing before you start. Sometimes the easiest and best tasting recipes are just accidental combinations […]

Spicy Turkey Noodle Soup

The weather here lately has really sucked. It’s been freezing cold, rainy, misty, or unseasonably warm and sweaty. Gah. If it’s going to be weather like this, it should at least snow or look pretty. Nope. Just plain bleh weather. I confess I actually went out and bought a heated blanket so I could sit […]

Chicken Pot Pie with Biscuit Crust

We’ve got two months left in the year and lots of holidays between now and then. Statistics say some of you set resolutions to lose weight this year or improve your health by eating better.  Are you one of them? How have you done so far this year? You’ve still got two whole months left […]

Three Problems With IIFYM and How to Fix Them

IIFYM stands for If It Fits Your Macros, and if you’ve been on the dieting scene for any length of time, I’m sure you’re familiar with the concept on a high level. You figure out your calorie needs for your goal, come up with a set of protein/fat/carb numbers to hit daily, and get to […]