Grist

I’m sure I wasn’t the only person who early in the pandemic bought more dried beans, lentils and peas than they would eat in a year. I wanted to read Grist because of two sentences in the introduction: “Prep the ingredient instead of the finished dish so that ingredient canContinue Reading

Healthy Easy Mexican

Mexican food is so delicious! And here, in California, it is plentiful. However, everyone should try to eat healthier. In a restaurant, you may be eating foods fried in lard. If you create the same dish at home, you can control the fat and calories. So, how does the HealthyContinue Reading

Epic Vegan Quick and Easy

Epic Vegan Quick and Easy is exactly what it says it is—quick and easy. The cookbook contains 11-15 recipes in each chapter. The chapters are for breakfasts, snacks/apps, soups/stews, handheld foods, lunch meals on the go, main dishes and desserts. Most of the recipes have familiar ingredients that you mayContinue Reading

No recipe no problem

Do you follow recipes religiously? Do you create a weekly menu and then buy all the ingredients to make it? Are you tired of all that work? Then you are ready to read No Recipe? No Problem! Freestyle cooking is usually used by the non-planners among us. However, everyone canContinue Reading

Plant-Based Budaha Bowls

I am still struggling with my New Year’s resolutions: eating healthier and reducing food waste. However, I believe Plant-based Buddha Bowls will help me achieve both. Every Sunday I cram my fridge with fruit and veggies along with my good intentions. Every Saturday I feel guilty about throwing out mostContinue Reading

The Power Plate Diet

The Power Plate Diet has four rules: No super-starchy carbs after 4 p.m. Cut back on added sugar Cut back on sodium Cut back on alcohol In addition, what goes on your plate varies based on meal. For breakfast, it’s a third each of proteins, carbs, and fruits/non-starchy vegetables. ForContinue Reading

The Ultimate Spam Cookbook

I really thought that I had used Spam in many creative ways over the years. Fried rice? Of course! Toasted Spam and cheese sandwiches? Yes! Mac ‘n Cheese with Spam and peas? It’s a no-brainer! But The Ultimate Spam Cookbook has provided me with so many fresh ideas for myContinue Reading