Hot & Sour Egg Drop Soup: Ready in 30 minutes or less

Hot & Sour Egg Drop Soup

Every winter I crave hot & sour egg drop soup like the kind they made at the Chinese restaurant near my university. I’ve tried making my own a few times but was always discouraged by the long list of ingredients I could never find and the hours spent cooking it. I have finally developed a version that can be made in under 30 minutes with only a few simple ingredients that you  may already have in your kitchen. If you like the classic Chinese soup but never have time to make it, you are going to love this version. Read more

Lemon Chicken & Rice Soup

A Twist on Classic Chicken Soup

With fresh ingredients like jalapeños, herbs & lemon juice this lemon chicken and rice soup will be sure to prevent and fight even the nastiest of colds. Winter is here and if you are lucky enough to have escaped the living hell that is the common cold, your immune system still deserves a big thank you. Read more

Four Ingredient Risotto with Bacon and Leeks

Risotto + Bacon + Leeks

Bacon and leeks have always been a match made in heaven, so folding them in with creamy risotto seemed like a no brainer. I have been kind of obsessed with risotto ever since I found out about my wheat allergy. It’s the one of few Italian foods that are not off limits. It’s easy to make and pairs well with most seasonal fall veggies. Read more

Roasted Garlic

Roasted Garlic: Your Must Have Thanksgiving Ingredient

With Thanksgiving right around the corner I have been recipe testing all week. So far the dinner menu consists of two different kinds of stuffing (one for my gluten free friends), truffle gravy, ham, cranberry sauce, and roasted garlic mashed potatoes. I’ve never been much of a turkey person but I do love playing around with fancy ingredients like truffles or roasted garlic that can add a depth in flavor. Read more

Overnight Artisan Bread

This bread is so fancy and delicious it will quickly become your favorite recipe! Make it in under 10 minutes, let it rise overnight and pop it in the oven in the morning. Use it to make sandwiches, croutons or garlic bread. This recipe does not disappoint. Unfortunately I discovered this one week before receiving the news that I am allergic to wheat! I will be testing out this recipe with some different all purpose gluten free flour over the next couple of weeks. In the  meantime, if you are a gluten lover like me and can indulge, make this bread!

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Cold Remedy Drink

After 4+ years working in public schools I have had my fair share of colds. This remedy drink became my secret weapon pretty quickly. It can be difficult to get down because of the intense flavors but after a day of drinking this, your immune system will thank you! Bonus points if you can get your hands on some local honey. Try it out and let me know what you think!

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The Most Amazing Oven Fries

These fries have quickly become one of my go-to weeknight meals! Crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. Truly what dreams are made of. Reduced guilt because they are BAKED in the oven! Try out this recipe and let me know what you think… I’m making poutine with them next week…

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