Homemade Green Tortillas With Spinach and Cilantro

These tortillas have some spinach for color and a bit of cilantro. It's just the right amount of surprising flavor. You must try and see for yourself.  ...more

20 Food Blog Trends That Need to Die in 2015

Honestly, people, we don't know why we even bother. We do the very hard work of reading all the blogs and spotting all the hackneyed trends for you, and for what? We've officially lost the war on stripey straws, mason jars, quinoa, and pumpkin spice. ...more

How to Go Vegan in 9 Easy Steps

SURPRISE! The blue-haired hippie is a vegan! Who'd have guessed it, right? There are a number of reasons why people go vegan, which is a post for another day, but in this one I'm going to assume you already have your reasons and are ready to take ...more

Use Extra Christmas Candy to Make These Fudge Recipes

My husband and I rarely eat dessert but if you opened our pantry you'd find yourself facing a whole shelf of candy. We rarely eat it but if we ever get a late-night craving for Skittles, Nerds, jelly beans or Swedish Fish, we're covered. Don't get me ...more

10 Foolproof Good Habits for People With No Willpower

Yes ... you can claim a happier and healthier you in 2015!...more
Is there going to be a test afterwards!? I'm hoping to get a passing grade! LOL! I made it to ...more

5 Deliciously Low-Carb Super Bowl Snacks

Have you finished planning your game day menu? I usually have menus planned well in advance, but I've not decided what our Super Bowl spread will look like this year. If you're still undecided, like me, I dedicate this series of game day posts to you! ...more

How to Make Healthy Homemade Ginger Chews

Ginger is a fabulous aid to digestion, and these Homemade Ginger Chews are great for warding off those sugar cravings. Ginger chews are simple to make; I used agave nectar and coconut instead of sugar. Simple, sweet, and a hint of spice, just like a good life! Homemade Ginger Chews...more

Cheesy Loaded Nacho Tater Tots

These hearty, crispy tater tots (or you can use fries) are loaded with cheddar, tomatoes, avocado and beef. So easy, so cheesy and irresistibly indulgent. Perfect for game day snacking! ...more

Notebooks: like or dislike?

Welcome to Like or Dislike, where you get to share how you really feel about ingredients from the pantry, ingredients I'm thinking about adding to my pantry, other seasonal foods, and favorite cooking gear. The things you like are sure to find their way to the recipes here on The Perfect Pantry, so do tell. Call me old-fashioned, but I keep my recipe ideas, kitchen experiments, and wish lists in notebooks, the non-electronic kind, filled with lined paper ....more

Chili Recipes!

A collection of chili recipes perfect for your game day festivities or anytime! You are sure to find just what you are looking for with this list! Today, because it is the Saturday before the biggest football game of the year and because I’ve been craving chili for the last couple of days like nobody’s business, I thought it was the perfect time to share a big ol’ list of chili recipes ....more

Meyer Lemon-Rosemary Campagne Boule

Since moving into our temporary home and using our temporary-too-small kitchen, I think I’ve spent more time reading about bread than baking bread. First, I read a review copy I received of In Search of the Perfect Loaf by Samuel Fromartz. This is a memoir of a bread baking journey ....more

Mustard Eggs on a Mushroom

Mustard Eggs on a Mushroom This is the ultimate veggie, grain-free, toast-free breakie! Most meals in western culture have some form of bread or grains and while i love my bread i can’t deny the benefits of going grain-free and reducing carbs. Grains and carbs are said to effect insulin sensitivity, your brain and mood,......more

Mushroom Stuffed Sole

If you are...more

French Onion Soup Burgers

So I know when you think of a nice big fat juicy burger you think of summer and firing up your grill so you an keep your kitchen clean… or you think of heading to the closest burger place to let them do the hard work.Not any more my friends!This burger is SO simple to make and absolutely delicious. With just a few ingredients and a few minutes of work your burger craving will be cured and you’ll be eating the juiciest burger you’ve ever tasted....more

Pesto Spaghetti Squash Pasta

I can't even begin to tell you what a relief it is to read Eragon. Jumping in between the pages of this book is like curling up in comfy bed when there is a blizzard going on outside and work tells you don't bother coming in. Sorry I'm gushing over this book right now, but after some of the things I've been reading it's like coming home after a long ways away… ...more

Shrimp Stir Fry Bites

Happy Friday, Week going alright for ya? It's Friday! YEY! ...more

a year of us | day 80

day 80 “I never believed that groundhogs were looking for their shadows. I thought they were looking for girlfriends to get early babies for spring.” +++++ I’m giving this yearlong project a spin. Undoubtedly, I will fall and pick up again ....more