Food Phobias: An Esculent Trip Through the Trimesters (Plus a Recipe: Pregnant Lady Chicken Biscuits)

The emotional/mental pregnancy trip has manifested itself in me in interesting ways. I wouldn’t say I’ve been “nesting” (no more than normal, anyway) or “ooing” and “aahhing” over “cute” baby things. My trip with food has been a bit of a roller coaster, though. I started off first trimester feeling ill, mostly induced by dehydration […]

3 Bean Vegetarian “Burgers”

It’s Blake’s ultimate plan to go completely vegan at some point in the future. Food politics aside–although we both see reason in a variety of aspects of why to not eat animal products in terms of cruelty, sustainability, and so on–it is important for him to watch his animal fat intake due to a history […]

Supreme Portabella “Personal Pan” Pizza with Salmon (and a Science Lesson on the Side)

In this post, I’ll teach y’all how to make an easy paleo/primal gluten-free alternative to a personal pan pizza! I’ll also walk you through learning to chiffonade your herbs and tell you how abusing your leafy greens can make them even healthier for you! Ingredients I don’t really list quantities here in any definite sense. […]

The Little Civic That Could

Eek! Just spent $500 in repairs on the old civic, but I think it was money well spent. The nice men at the garage did a bunch of the work for free since I was already going in deep on repairs on such an old vehicle and getting 4 new tires. I think I’ll follow […]

Culinary Post-Work Delight: Quick Turkey Lime Zucchini Pasta

I had zucchini pasta first at my friend May‘s house a few weeks ago. I’d heard of the idea to intersperse pasta-cut veggies with actual pasta in order to get kids to enjoy their vegetables, but I’d never tried the veggie pasta myself. Having only eaten breakfast, I returned home from teaching Design I in […]

Why I’m Cutting Back on My Fatkins Diet

Egg Muffins with spinach, onions, garlic, and hog sausages the neighbors made. WARNING. AS USUAL, THIS POST CONTAINS WAY TOO MANY PHOTOGRAPHS. JUST KEEP SCROLLING. Easter weekend we visited Aunt Pe & Mike in the Florida Panhandle. We had a great time laying sod, sea kayaking in the waterways, playing with the neighbor’s dog, cooking […]