These Golden Days: A Food Story

There are times that are golden, which will always hold a special place in your heart. These days may be happy or sad, or somewhere in between. I think that sometimes a good meal can become a solidified part of these memories, and eating that meal again can bring us back to the laughter, the... Continue Reading →

Kimchi Fried Rice

Ingredients Sesame oil 1 cup water 2 cups leftover rice 1/4-1/2 cup soy sauce 1 whole carrot, cut into small pieces 1/4 yellow or sweet onion, cut into small pieces 1 green onion , sliced thick 1/4 cup kimchi, cut into small pieces Directions 1. Put a drizzle of sesame oil in large pan on... Continue Reading →

Lemon Meringue Bars (Non-Dairy)

This is my second adventure with lemon bars, and I think it turned out better this time around. The recipe I referenced is not dairy-free, so I used Melt buttery bar in place of real butter, which gives the base of the bars a hint of coconutty flavor. I chose to only use egg whites,... Continue Reading →

Matcha Almond Milk Latte

When we were in Seattle last month, we went to the historic Panama Hotel in the international district and had matcha lattes which were DELICIOUS. I finally splurged today on some matcha ($17 for 1.5 oz), but it is such a nice and tasty treat!

My Recent Food Adventures (A Summary)

Happy Sunday! I'm back again posting about food I've eaten recently, from snacks to home-cooked meals. I am not vegetarian or vegan by any means, but I have stopped eating dairy, and finding alternatives can be tough at times. I never realized how much of what I normally eat contained dairy! Anyway, here are just... Continue Reading →

Healthy Snacks

I'm 25 and while I don't really feel like that's a hugely significant age, I have been feeling a bit less youthful the last year or so. That's why I'm working on making healthier choices and really thinking more about what I put into my body. So tonight after working out I thought I'd share... Continue Reading →

From-Scratch Pizzas

I love pizza. Seriously, it's abnormal and unhealthy. I am so addicted to pizza. My first job was working in a family-owned pizza place, and I love trying different toppings and sauces. So I got to thinking that it might be good to try making my own (also better for my budget). I've gotten a... Continue Reading →

Lazy Ciabatta Sunday 

Today was supposed to be a busy, productive day, but I woke up with a terrible migraine. So instead, it turned into a relaxing, lazy baking day.  I started the ciabatta dough last night so the yeast could sit, then continued the process around 2 pm this afternoon. I had to relax a while until... Continue Reading →

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