Food Album: August 29-September 4, 2021

This week was lovely.  School was less intense, and I got to sleep a little bit more.  My parents visited over the weekend, and my cousin had a birthday!  I got a lot of wonderful food at some fantastic restaurants in Reno. Other than that, my food has looked fairly standard: morning toast and yogurt,… Continue reading Food Album: August 29-September 4, 2021

Soft-Boiled Eggs on Avocado Toast

This is my favorite way to cook eggs for multiple reasons.  First, there is virtually no mess.  All that is needed is a pot of water, and I simply rinse the pot after finishing.  Second, I get a runny, jammy yolk housed in a perfect egg-white cup when I slice the eggs in half.  This… Continue reading Soft-Boiled Eggs on Avocado Toast

Chickpea Nuggets

Sometimes I want some chicken nuggets but can’t be bothered to get them at the store.  Instead, I make this overly-complicated recipe as a replacement and congratulate myself for being lazy and staying home.  I hope y’all enjoy. Ingredients 2 cups chickpeas, cooked¼ onion, roughly chopped3-5 cloves garlic, minced½ red bell pepper, chopped1 tsp. cumin,… Continue reading Chickpea Nuggets

Misir Wat Nuggets with Sunflower Seed Dipping Sauce

This is by far the best nugget recipe I have had yet.  The lentils mixed with the farro make the texture chewy and sticky, so they don’t crumble when bit into.  They are fantastic, especially with the dipping sauce.  I would say this leftover recipe is better than my original Misir Wat.  Don’t take my… Continue reading Misir Wat Nuggets with Sunflower Seed Dipping Sauce

Misir Wat with Sunflower Seed Spread

This Ethiopian red lentil stew is spiced with a unique blend called berbere that is heavy on the cayenne, so if you like heat, this dish is the one for you!  The lentils add a heartiness that leaves you full and happy after your meal.  I added spiced cabbage and carrots also called Atakilt Wat… Continue reading Misir Wat with Sunflower Seed Spread

The OG Smoothie Bowl

I have made many a smoothie bowl for this site, but this is the humble beginning of the famous nice cream.  All you need is bananas to have the greatest soft serve treat you’ve ever had.  Let me know how you like it! Ingredients 5-6 frozen bananas Fruit and nuts for garnish Method Place the… Continue reading The OG Smoothie Bowl

Berry & Basil Smoothie Bowl

Have any of y’all tried adding basil to your green smoothies?  It is delightful.  The herb adds a refreshing tone to the taste, and extra greens never hurt anyone.  Try this one for yourselves!  I also recommend using raspberries as the frozen berry. Ingredients 3-5 cups spinach (depending on how green you want it) ½… Continue reading Berry & Basil Smoothie Bowl