One Pot Salmon with Greens

Pots. Simultaneously the joy and bane of my existence. We need pots to cook food. But do you know what the worst part of a pot is? It must be cleaned! In this recipe, I will teach you how to use ONE DOGGONE POT to make a delicious meal. And, there’s an added bonus: this…

I Got Wet at Whole Foods

Ah, Whole Foods Market, my version of Disney Land. Ah, torrential downpours that come out of no where. The calling card of the Houston Metro Area. This past Sunday, I visited my local Whole Foods Market to pick up some salmon and epsom salts. I think having those two items on my shopping list gives…

Stove Top Grilled Vegetables

Vegetables get a bad rap, don’t they? They can be bland, yet colorful, little carriers of vital vitamins and nutrients, yet so few of us eat enough of them! I have discovered that one way to make your vegetables a bit more exciting is by grilling them. “But, but…I am poor and I don’t have…

Cooking Farro for the First Time

Have you ever cooked farro? Have you ever even heard of farro? I have the great and almighty Whole Foods to thank for my introduction to farro. I saw it on the Whole Foods salad bar and decided to try it. It looked like some kind of lovely and fluffy, more gangster version of brown…

Low Motivation Sunday

Happy Father’s Day! It’s raining in Houston today (yay!) and I’m suffering from low motivation to go to the grocery store. Right now, I would rather: Watch a movie Vacuum the house Not do anything Organize my purse Literally anything else to avoid going to the darn grocery store! How do you motivate yourself to…

Giant Ass Zucchini

Cooking your own food means discovering the wonder of vegetables. Vegetables are like people: they come in all shapes, colors, and sizes. Like people, some vegetables definitely have more length and girth. Take, for example, this big ass zucchini. I bought this giant zucchini at Whole Foods the other day. It’s labeled as organic, so…

Celery Juice: The Basic Way

Have you heard of celery juice? If not, which rock have you been living under? I’d like to come knock on your rock and tell you about celery juice. I am not a nutritionist, or really much of anything other than a smartass. I only decided to try celery juice this morning because a close…

Despair at Whole Foods

I work from home and most days, I try to get out of the house and enjoy the horrors of being around other people. Lately, I have been visiting this lovely little coffee shop in Montrose, a neighborhood in Houston, Texas, where I currently live. The coffee shop is called Inversion, and they sell the…

Basic Ass Mashed Potatoes

Do I even need to introduce our next guest to the basic ass recipe party? It’s mashed potatoes! I feel like if you have been alive for longer than 35 seconds, you are familiar with mashed potatoes. So, what new spin can I put on mashed potatoes? Actually, not a damn thing. There’s no spin…

Healthy Steamed Broccoli

The worst part about writing a recipe about broccoli is that I have to remember how to spell the word broccoli. Have you ever spelled the word “broccoli” without assistance? If you have, then good for you. I hope you won the spelling bee as a child. Enough horsing around, let’s get down to broccoli…