Peanut Butter Brownies (Grain, Gluten Free Paleo Dessert)

These tasty “brownies” only have five simple ingredients. They are chewy, sweet and nutty. Just like me. Kidding! Well, at least about the chewy part. The taste of peanut butter in a brownie… Continue reading

Rosemary Garlic Yucca Fries or How to Make Yucca Fries

Little did I know that this root vegetable is used for so much more than consumption. You can make sandals and rope with its skin. You can use it to treat high cholesterol and aid digestion. You can poison your… Continue reading

Cold Guac Soup (With or Without Bacon)

I’m not a big bacon eater, but today, I caught myself feverishly shoveling burnt bacon into my mouth.  I mean, it is bacon, but still. So naturally I thought,  why don’t I put… Continue reading

5 Minute Coconut Pancakes (Sugar, Dairy & Grain Free)

Ever wake-up on the weekend feeling like you just want to go back to bed? Yeah, that’s what I thought. These pancakes are so easy and quick you can practically make them with… Continue reading

Lemon Caramel Cake Bars (Gluten & Grain-Free Paleo Dessert Made With Honey)

The weather is finally getting warmer here in New York City. ‘Tis the season to eat lemons. Lots and lots of lemons! These are great for brunch, a mid-afternoon snack or breakfast on-the-go!… Continue reading

Q & A With Cathy Erway on Writing Her First Taiwanese Cookbook

I was honored to meet Cathy Erway, author of the blog Not Eating Out in New York and the book The Art of Eating In, to ask her a few questions about her Taiwanese cookbook that… Continue reading

Buttered Coffee Hot & Iced (With Homemade Butter)

Would you put butter in your coffee? In a quest to find the perfect form of dairy substitute to add to my morning coffee, I kept coming up blank. Cream seemed obvious (and so… Continue reading

This intro is a Little Wilted: Crispy Kale Chips.

I have had rather primitive food addictions throughout the years. In junior high it was Cheez-its. In high school it was vanilla milk shakes sold from a big creepy clown whom shall remain… Continue reading

Mint Chocolate & Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Recipe

Food not only fuels our bellies, but also our experiences and memories in life.  Now I have my own kitchen, where I can create and share recipes that I never would have thought… Continue reading

(Giant) Grapefruit and Mint Salad

For $3.99 at the Chinese fruit and fish market in Sunset Park Brooklyn, you can purchase a grapefruit the size of your head. I’ve lived in New York City for many years and… Continue reading

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