Category: Cooking

Lemon Blackberry Panna Cotta – Vegan!

  Oh my. I have a treat for you!  Panna cotta is a traditional Italian dessert typically made with heavy cream, sugar, and gelatin, which makes it not even vegetarian. I love the custard...

Cucumber Fennel Salad

  Yesterday, I didn’t go for a run outside because with the wind chill the temperature was 33 degrees – too cold for me! Today, I went for a run and the temperature was...

Broccoli Cheddar Risotto

Both Martin and I have been craving cheese lately. A cheese craving is not something to ignore. Broccoli Cheddar Risotto was the perfect recipe to satisfy this craving. Risotto is a traditional Italian dish...

Wheat Berry Arugula Salad

I’ve been loving wheat berries lately. I loved them in the winter Orange Wheat Berry Salad and I love them in this spring salad. They are a nutritious and versatile grain. Plus, I love their...

Bulgur Pilaf Delight

  I’ve been fascinated with bulgur lately. Since this handy pantry staple has only a small amount of the bran from wheat removed, it is a whole grain that cooks amazingly fast. I prefer...

Homemade Vegetable Broth

It’s not as intimidating as it sounds. I’ve always balked at making my own vegetable broth. Buying vegetables specifically for broth seemed like such a waste! I may be squeezing out the flavor, but...

Orange Wheat Berry Salad

  Even though it is cold out and we are having the coldest winter since 1981, I’ve been craving salads. Maybe I’m just craving meals with an overflowing of green leafy vegetables, but that...