Let's talk about chicken and rice in bowls. While I have no issues thinking up what to cook for dinner, breakfast and lunch ideas have me hitting a mental wall. I'm not a good breakfast eater, and an even worse lunch eater (if I even remember to eat... I know it's bad). So a little rice bowl like this goes a long way - it's a filling dinner, and a light enough lunch for the next day. And best of all, it's a throw-in-the-pot-and-forget type deal - I can make this in my sleep and so can [Read more...]
We don't talk enough about chocolate - and I'm going to fix that right now, especially when the prep to belly time here is 30 minutes - that's right. This Chocolate Cake with Cocoa Buttermilk Ganache is moist, chocolaty and just lightly spongy, with melted chocolate oozing down the sides...oooooommmmm... It's a chocolate lover's fix... that time of the month fix... or, because you just want to stay in bed and eat cake kind of fix... or all of the above.
Every now and then, I stumble across an intriguing food idea - the kind I realize might be a monumental failure, but I end up making anyway out of sheer nerd-like curiosity. And once in a blue moon, I'm wrong about the bad assumptions (isn't that just a plain 'ol slice of life?) and my mind is blown. Chocolate Tofu Tarts? Why not? Taking risks is good - so here's a rich, sweet, creamy dessert with all the health kicks - and if you weren't told that the secret ingredient was tofu you'd never [Read more...]