I get asked quite frequently what I actually make with the groceries from my weekly hauls. The answer more often than not is "roast them". By now in my cooking journey, I've learned that roasting is one of the easiest ways to make vegetables taste great. But before I started to commit to eating more veggies, I was at a loss for how to cook them. If I have one suggestion for you, it's learn how to roast everything. Related: Save Money on Groceries with the … [Read more...]
For all you veggies out there.
Hummus is one of those really versatile things. You can use it as a dip with veggies, spread it on a sandwich as a condiment, or use it as a way to flavor chicken as it bakes. The thing that I don't like about commercially prepared hummus is the ingredients its made from. The number one ingredient is always chickpeas, which is great! But next comes the oil. Refined oils, such as canola, soybean and vegetable, are made at high temperatures, which oxidizes the … [Read more...]
I don't know about chez toi, but chez moi, chips have no chance of lasting more than one day. Now, I actually don't have much of a problem with plain old tortilla or potato chips, since they are made with just three ingredients, but having them in my house is a problem; the whole bag will get demolished. However, I've discovered a little secret for preventing this: Homemade Oven Baked Tortilla Chips. My theory with most junk food is that if you have to take … [Read more...]
I am not a morning person. If I had it my way, I'd never have to get out of bed before 9am... on early days. But alas, this is an unrealistic dream and each day I wake up much, much earlier than I'd like. To help coerce me out of bed, I've found having breakfast ready to go is a pretty good motivator. One of the easiest breakfasts to make ahead of time is Overnight Oats. Overnight Oats can be prepped days in advance and just hang out in your fridge … [Read more...]
I'm notorious for eating a whole sleeve of Oreos in one sitting. I avoid this bad habit by keeping the chocolate cookie sandwiches out of the house. But sometimes that hankering for a sweet treat comes on strong. So what's a girl to do? My theory on junk food is that if you have to take the time to make it yourself, then you should enjoy and indulge guilt-free! If you follow me on Instagram, you probably know that I love these homemade Almond & Sea … [Read more...]