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What’s the Deal with Plant Based Protein?
I was at the gym the other day chatting with a friend about eating protein to build muscle. He mentioned that he likes to eat rice and beans after lifting since it’s a “perfect protein.” I have another friend who i Read More »
Down with Vegetables?! Vegetarian, Vegan, or Omnivore, Choosing Health.
About 6 months ago I was perusing my online reviews, because you should do that every once in a while, and I came across a review that skewed my stats with a 1 star out of 5. This happens. You can’t be right for everyo Read More »
Cook This: Chipi Chipi (Venezuelan Clam Soup)
If you've read my past posts you may know that I'm always looking to try new Central and South American recipes. One of the cookbooks on my shelf, Latin Ladles, included recipe for a Venezuelan clam soup called Chipi Read More »
Cook This: Pepián de Pollo (Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Soy-free)
My son was adopted from Guatemala as an infant. We try hard to get him exposure to various things Central and South American, food included. Actually, given how much we love to eat, food especially. Today I made Pepián, Read More »
Cook This: Ling Cod Fish Tacos
I originally found this recipe calling for halibut on Epicurious. I've made it probably a dozen times but I wanted a slightly less expensive fish for a weekday meal so I asked Lyf at Flying Fish Co what he thought would Read More »
Cook This: Lemon Walnut Green Beans v2.1
I had another lemon-walnut green bean recipe up a few months back but the original poster took the recipe down. I decided to make some changes and ended up with this deliciousness. Read More »
Cook This: Grilled Monster Pork Chops with Tomatillo and Green Apple Sauce (not to be confused with applesauce.)
We had a few double cut pork chops in our freezer from, oh, about 9 months ago. Even though we had used the Seal-a-Meal Food Saver I was worried they'd be too old. Not so! They didn't even smell a little bit like freezer Read More »
Cook This (or heat it up, anyway): Quick Meals.
My weekend cooking days for the last 7 weeks have been spent nose to the grindstone behind my desk instead of flitting about the kitchen in my apron and slippers. Read More »
Cook This: Lemon-Walnut Green Bean Salad.
This recipe (and photo too) is pulled directly from a lovely blog called "The Whole Life Nutrition Kitchen." The one thing she recommends is adding the walnuts at the end when it's ready to serve but I kind of like the w Read More »
Cook This: Thai Chicken with Shallots and Basil
Although I'm not sure how the February Cook's Illustrated ended up on the top of my magazine pile this week, I was excited to find a recipe for Thai chicken that didn't cont Read More »

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