"COOKIN " IT( Ultimate recipe ideas)

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Oatmeal Muffins

Couscous with sautéed mushrooms, onions and roasted garlic

Couscous pronounced Koose-Koose with sautéed mushrooms, onions & roasted garlic.  YUM!Don't you just love couscous?  Tiny, light, fluffy semolina pasta, which takes just minutes to prepare...more

Super-Sour & Nutritious Lemon-Lime Juice

Photo credit: Nancy Anne HarbordLemons and limes are absolute powerhouses of positive, alkalising nutrition, reducing the risk of contracting various long-term health problems and giving a boost to the immune system in general....more

Snap Peas and Mushrooms in Wine Sauce

On my way home from work the other night I was thinking about everything in my fridge and pantry trying to decide what to make for dinner. I knew I had wine (always do) and I had these beautiful looking sugar snap peas that were craving a dish to be in. Conveniently I had some leftover whipping cream too. After mulling through my options, this Snap Peas and Mushrooms in Wine Sauce was born....more

Buddha Hand Sugar Syrup And A Sweet Ever After

The Buddha hand fruit was only available in the supermarkets during the Chinese New Year festive season; two weeks after the festive celebrations, these fruits were all removed from the shelves. Curiosity got the better of me and I had to buy them back home before they were gone in order to find out more about these little (freaky) wonders of nature....more

Cinnamon Applesauce Bread

It’s finally mid-March and spring is just around the corner (or so I’m telling myself). The weather this past week has been crazy! Monday started off nice, with temperatures in the upper 40’s. Snow was beginning to melt and I could see brown patches of grass showing up everywhere. But I had to remind myself not to get too excited, because after all, this is Chicago weather. By Wednesday, we got hit with yet another snowstorm. And  do you know what’s even harder to believe? On Friday, temperatures were in the mid 50’s, and then today, back to the 20’s....more

Quinoa and Feta Salad

As my alarm went off this morning, I rolled over, blinking the sleep out of my eyes. It’s Wednesday, which means it’s halfway through my work week. Hooray! This week (not to mention month) has been flying by! Pretty soon the weekend will be here, which will signify that we’re halfway through March and spring is almost upon us. As I stumbled into a hot shower, my mind drifted onto my weekend plans. ...more