More Fruit & Curd Yogurt Parfait

In addition to kiwi and key lime curd, today I added persimmon slices and pomegranate seeds. Also, while the serving size for the curd is a tablespoon, it’s actually quite sweet, especially mixed with the fruit, so next time I might halve it. The sharpie marker and sticky notes are because I’m trying something new:…

Fruit & Curd Yogurt Parfait

I love those Chobani flip cups. But I’ve also been trying to eat healthier, and each of those has nearly 30 grams of sugar. I can’t say this doesn’t have a lot, since there’s a lot of fruit, but the tablespoon serving of lime curd I bought only has 7g of sugar. Use as much…

Autumnal Quinoa Porridge

Via https://foolproofliving.com/coconut-quinoa-porridge-berries-quinoa-crunch-topping/ I added mango, pomegranate seeds, fresh fig slices, and blackberries. Another day I added persimmon. Celebrating autumn.

Getting back into healthy (kind of)

Topping: A simplified version of this yummy recipe by Alison on Allrecipes. 1 cup Quinoa rinsed then boiled, per instructions on your Quinoa bag/box/the internet. Into a small bowl mix a pinch of salt and lime juice of 1.5 limes. Pour over chilled Quinoa and add dried cranberries and cilantro to your taste. Baby spinach…

Cranberry Oatmeal

Irish breakfast tea with milk and blueberries on the side of my morning oats: 1/2 cup quick oats +1c. water and a handful of dried cranberries, microwave for 2 min., add about 1/4 c. almond milk.

Chicken Veg Korma

I used Patak’s Korma sauce, but while the label just says to add chicken, I also added carrots, red bell pepper, and sweet peas. I have a cheap pot which doesn’t adequately seal off, even around the lip, so I always wrap plastic wrap over the lid when steaming rice.Obviously , this could be a…

Refocusing this blog

Take a gander at the ‘about’ page and you’ll notice that I’m about to do things differently here. Long story short, I’ll leave the ruminating over books and writing to another blog and just post recipes I try out here. It keeps me motivated to cook well when I rummage in the kitchen and think,…