Category Archives: Food

Deconstructed Shrimp Roll….and a little gratitude

This was good.  Like, really good.  I’ve seen deconstructed egg roll recipes before but when I was home this weekend my stepdad was telling me about the deconstructed shrimp egg roll he made and that spoke straight to my soul.  I made a few changes from what he did but that’s just because I wanted…

Smoky and Sweet Turkey Burgers

If you haven’t noticed I’m really in to sweet and savory flavor combination. They’re like a match made in heaven. I just refuse to accept that healthy food has to be boring. So let’s keep the bland food for peak week only.  I’m two days away from a week in the mountains with my family.…

Sweet and Tangy Bison Steaks

So from my last post you all know there have been some female health issues I am working through. Becoming anemic has been one of the side effects-so I have been looking for lean sources of protein for this prep that are higher in iron. Bison has an average of 3.42mg of iron per 100g…

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

This recipe has been a long time coming.  It was actually inspired by my favorite vegan restaurant HeartBeet Kitchen in Westmont NJ.  If you haven’t been there and it’s within reasonable driving distance, please do yourself a favor and check them out.  When I say it’s an experience, I truly mean it.  The town is quaint,…

Don’t Settle. 

This past weekend I was in Omaha Nebraska (hi. go to WheatFields if your travels take you to the corn husker state- I promise it won’t disappoint.) celebrating the marriage of one of my dearest friends. If you know me, you know I’ve had quite a road when it comes to romance so often times…