Healthy Baked Ziti with Cauliflower

Now I love my baked pasta. It's cheesy and tasty but normally so calorific that if I made it I, a bulking teen, would end the day way over my calorie goals. It also is so void of nutrients. I mean, white pasta, processed tomato sauce, and cheese. So many nutrients, amirite? That's why I … Continue reading Healthy Baked Ziti with Cauliflower

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How to Make a Low Calorie Delicious Cheese Sauce

So cheese sauces are great. I use them all the time for cheesy bakes, for making veggies more palatable (curse you bell peppers), and just to eat with a spoon. However, these sauces normally require metric tons of butter and flour and guys, that is not necessary. You really only need a few ingredients and … Continue reading How to Make a Low Calorie Delicious Cheese Sauce

Culture Week: Spanish Quiche with Chickpeas

So last week in our school was culture week. We basically spent the week celebrating other cultures and ended the week with a big feast. As language students, we were required to being in something and I decided to bring a quiche. The inspiration for this dish came in Spain. My mom ordered a chickpea … Continue reading Culture Week: Spanish Quiche with Chickpeas

Grilled Halloumi on a Zucchini Corn Mexican Salad

Halloumi cheese. That simple sentence makes my mouth water. Well technically it's not a sentence but ya know, I English well enough. Anyways, if you haven't heard of Halloumi, it is a Greek cheese that has a high melting point, allowing you to grill it like meat. Basically, it can survive more torture. Now as … Continue reading Grilled Halloumi on a Zucchini Corn Mexican Salad

Gruyere Saladwith a Baked Potato

Gruyere is love, Gruyere is life. Seriously, I love Gruyere cheese. So. Much. So if you haven't had Gruyere cheese, it basically tastes like a cross between Swiss and Parmesan. Now, Gruyere is great when grated for melting and for making cheese sauces but at the store one day I accidentally picked up smoked Gruyere … Continue reading Gruyere Saladwith a Baked Potato

PSA: Use Spices When Cooking

So I'm an extremely conservative seasoner. At least I was. I always used to just stick with salt and pepper and ignored the vast array of spices I had sitting right next to me. However, I've recently begun to add spices and oh man are they game changers or what. Spices allow you to add … Continue reading PSA: Use Spices When Cooking

Green Lentil Pasta with Broccoli

I wish I were Italian. Then I would, for one, have an awesome Italian accent and, two, get to eat pasta all day. Now sadly, I'm not Italian but I do have access to pasta. Well, crappy grocery store pasta but hey, it counts! However, since I actually started reading the labels on products, I … Continue reading Green Lentil Pasta with Broccoli

Blue Cheese Sauce Fail

Cheese sauces can be poured on literally anything. Vegetables fruit, cake, it'll make anything taste better. Well blue cheese is like my favorite cheese so I thought why not make a blue cheese sauce and oh man did it go wrong. First off, I added too much milk. Then, I forgot to add the flour … Continue reading Blue Cheese Sauce Fail

Why I Love Jamon Iberico

Pork is gods gift to man. It's pink so it's manly and it tastes good so it's edible. Now jamon iberico is basically meat from a pig that has been fed an all veggie diet. Man, that pig musta had a sucky life. I mean, he's fed only veggies his whole life and then dies … Continue reading Why I Love Jamon Iberico

Three Cheese Green Bean Casserole

You guys already know how much I love cheese. I don't even have to mention it. Buuuuut, I'm still going to. Oh cheese, you are my love, my life. Oh cheese, I'm in love. Hold ooooon, hold oooooooooon. Anywho, what's better than cheese you may ask? More cheese. Especially with blue cheese. Is the word … Continue reading Three Cheese Green Bean Casserole