Monthly Archives: September 2016

Smashed Sweet Potatoes with Avocado Mash

Making these potatoes was an exercise in patience and slow breathing, especially once I set off the fire alarm five times. So…oven cleaning is a thing. I learned that lesson the hard way when I heated mine up to 450 … Continue reading

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St. Louis and a Birthday Dinner

I think it was Thomas Wolfe who said that you can’t go home again. Well, I did last weekend. WolfeΒ has a point. Everything changes, whether you want it to or not. Sometimes those changes are for the better; other times, … Continue reading

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Zucchini Bake with Mozzarella

I was scrolling through Instagram on Sunday morning and I stopped when I saw a picture of a zucchini bake with mozzarella. Whoa, I thought to myself. This is happening. The picture didn’t come with a recipe, so I decided … Continue reading

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Mixed Berry Pitaya Smoothie Bowl

When I started making smoothie bowls and was looking for inspiration, I kept seeing pictures of bright purple smoothies. I wanted to make ones with the same color, but then I realized that everyone was using dragonfruit, a.k.a. pitaya. D.C. … Continue reading

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Caramelized Peach Pancakes

I’ll never forget these pancakes, partly because I cut off part of my thumb trying to make them. Before I go any further, I’ll stop because I realize there are some among us who are queasy and don’t like the … Continue reading

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