Recipe: Hidden Veggie Marinara

Confession. For an embarrassingly long time, I didn't know you could make marinara. I didn't know you could easily open a few cans, chop a few veggies, and throw everything in a pot, creating a meal with love, all while making your kitchen smell like an Italian restaurant. (Big bonus there, my friends.) I pretty much…

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Back in the Recipe Creation Game

Not going to lie. I'm feeling inspired to be in the kitchen. I spent the month of September living in an apartment with limited cooking utensils (at least by my standards) and with a goal of keeping the amount of ingredients on hand to a bare minimum. I had absolutely no desire to pack up…

Who Knew?

I just learned something. I love it when that happens. Curious? Well, let me tell you. I just learned turmeric is an ingredient in curry. Perhaps you already knew, or maybe you don't care, but for me, it cleared up my confusion concerning the name of this recipe. For the life of me, I could not…

Perfectionism and Cashew Queso

Probably not seeing the connection, are you? Let me explain. I have a lot of drafts for the blog (47 to be precise). Drafts that are waiting ever so patiently to get published. Drafts that have not been published because they are not "perfect". Drafts that have not been published because they are not perceived as…

Cheese Sauce (But Hold the Cheese)

Ever feel like something is too good to be true? See the wrap? Beautiful, isn't it? Vibrantly colored. Lots of texture. Now take note of the yellow stuff drizzled on top. That's the "too good to be true" part. See how cheesy looking it is? See how it hugs the avocado? See how it drapes over…