The Perfect Summer Dessert: Kahlua Cake

Sharing an old (old!) post today because it's just so dang good and perfect for summer parties! ...more

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Homemade Naan Bread

I don't think there's much better in the world than warm, homemade naan bread. Normally, naan is made in a tandoori oven, but my version can be done in in your normal home oven and requires no special equipment. Once you make it, naan will become a regular in your house!...more

Butter Chicken

I fell in love with Indian food in college. Coming from Small Town, Texas neither Blythe nor I had ever tried Indian food before we left our tiny towns for the big bad university world. For both of us, it was love at first bite. While chewing, we both looked at each other in utter disbelief. I didn't know that my life was missing Indian food until that moment, but I've done my best to make up for my Indian-foodless years since then. Today, I'm sharing one of our favorite Indian food dishes with you!...more

Ratatouille

Many of the dishes I have posted thus far on my lovely little blog have not exactly been light and healthy. I've noticed this, you've noticed this, my waistline has definitely noticed this. My intent has been to share some of our favorite recipes with all of you wonderful people and that generally leads to me sharing comfort food (yum!). Unfortunately for our waistlines, and fortunately for our stomachs, Blythe and I need to eat all of the food I make for the blog... my tight pants have now convinced me that it's time to enter into a phase of light summer cooking! So for the next few months my recipes will be focusing on healthier summer dishes from around the world and I could not be more excited! As much as we love comfort food, Blythe and I really eat dishes like this more often and I can't wait to share some of our favorites with you!...more

Is Your Cookware Poisoning You?

For more than 40 years scientists have known that the fumes which evaporate from hot non-stick pans tend to kill pet birds. So how dangerous you think they are to you? Multiple studies have been conducted into health concerns surrounding Teflon, results have been quite disturbing. While the lethal effect on birds is not in dispute but much of other evidence tends to be downright confusing....more

7 Best Ways to Increase Your Metabolism

One of the biggest concerns during any healthy living journey or weight loss journey is metabolism. A good metabolic rate works wonders while a slow one – well, that’s not fun is it? The problem here is that everyone’s metabolic rate is different....more

CEREALIA.LA FESTA DEI CEREALI. CERERE E IL MEDITERRANEO. 2016

Promoted by M.Th.I., Archeoclub of Italy - Rome, Aisu verso Ithaca, with the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco and  in collaboration with the Moroccan community in Rome, the festival tries, like every year, the bring its contribution to the cultural exchanges in the Mediterranean at various levels. Among the already confirmed institutional we mention the patronage of MIPAFF, Lazio Region, Municipalities of Tarquinia and Vibo Valentia....more

Chao vegan cheese review

Along with bacon, cheese is the greatest hurdle to overcome when reducing animal products in your diet. Or it was, B.C. - before Chao.There are many vegan cheese options, but Chao slices are my absolute favorite. They come in 3 flavours, including Creamy Original, Coconut Herb and Tomato Cayenne....more

Quick Bok Choy & Mushroom Recipe

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