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Green peas and chile soup

Green peas and chile soup

This might be the easiest “dump and go” soup I’ve ever made. Layer ingredients in a souping blender. Wait for the magic Stir in some sour cream & enjoy! 1 lb frozen green peas 1 4 oz can chopped mild hatch chiles 1 tsp frozen […]

Pork Sirloin sous vide

Pork Sirloin sous vide

I’ve never purchased a pork sirloin before. I happened upon it while looking for a smallish cut of pork butt, but not something as lean as the tenderloin. This 1.5lb piece of sirloin called out to me. I did some quick Googresearch and realized that […]

Cauliflower Brie casserole

Cauliflower Brie casserole

When you are in the mood for cauliflower-brie soup, but soup doesn’t go that well with the meal you’ve planned, you improvise and make a casserole! Nicely blanched veggies Butter and onion magic Keeping it GF with rice flour Creamy cheesy goodness Ta-da! Ingredients: 1 […]

Cauliflower Brie Soup in IP

Cauliflower Brie Soup in IP

This is seriously the easiest soup you’ll ever make. I first tasted the Cauli-Brie combo at The Leaning Pear in Wimberly (awesome restaurant, btw!). I made a mental note to recreate it, and this recipe I put together got the thumbs up from my family […]

Pork Tenderloin with Dry Rub

Pork Tenderloin with Dry Rub

Browning in a cast iron pan with garlic In a nice bed of shishito peppers Served with bacony collard greens And roasted Brussels Sprouts So so good! And this wine made it even better 😉 For 2 logs of pork tenderloin (~2.2 lbs) Dry rub […]

Weeknight Tofu Steaks

Weeknight Tofu Steaks

In an attempt to reduce my meat and dairy consumption, I’ve been experimenting with Tofu recently. After a few texture fails, I’ve arrived at a process I really like. Bonus: it is incredibly easy. I buy 14oz packs of Nasoya Organic extra-firm tofu and cook […]

Almond Crusted Eggplant Parm

Almond Crusted Eggplant Parm

Grain-free eggplant parmesan. Or, as my son calls it, “Eggplant Pizza” 🙂 Eggplant slices sweating it out. Almond meal seasoned with oregano, salt, and white pepper. Ready to bake The final product! Ingredients: One large eggplant 1 egg 1 cup almond meal 1/2 tsp oregano […]

Broccoli Cheddar Soup in IP

Broccoli Cheddar Soup in IP

Possibly the easiest soup on Earth! Ingredients: Half yellow onion 2 garlic cloves small knob of ginger 1 large head of broccoli 1 c chicken broth (sub with veg broth to make vegetarian) 1/2 c bone broth (sub with veg broth to make vegetarian) 2 […]

Brownies!

Brownies!

I’ve been in a bit of a creative cooking slump, but that doesn’t mean its a full on cooking slump. Really, it just means other people’s recipes make it to my table instead of my own! Our pick for brownie recipe turned out delish. We […]

Weeknight Stir Fried Noodles with Lamb

Weeknight Stir Fried Noodles with Lamb

I’m a fan of (a) lots of veggies in my food, and (b) minimal dish use. So, stir fries of any kind are totally up my alley, specially when I have cold noodles sitting in the fridge, waiting to find their purpose in life. Crimini […]