Gluten-Free

Indian cuisine has always fascinated and inspired me.  I come from a large extended family with roots strongly set in the British Empire and their colonies.  My Granddad and his siblings scattered around the globe as railroad engineers, some moving to Australia, others to South Africa, and most to India….

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Pork Fried Rice

One of the best things I ever did was learn how to cook ethnic food.  Thai, Indian, and Chinese are VERY popular in our house and are so much fun to make.  My husband and I have been making variations on this fried rice for years – every batch is…

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First thing’s first – What the heck is jicama?! Jicama is a tuberous root vegetable, indigenous to the Americas (mostly central and southern).  The texture is akin to a raw potato or an unripe pear – very crisp and slightly sweet, with the tendency to take on the flavor of…

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This morning, I’m bringing you a new variation on my classic protein pancakes after discovering some leftover toasted coconut from yesterday’s Chocolate Snickerdoodle Bites.  (More on those soon – promise…) My Toasted Coconut Protein Pancakes with Mixed Berry Syrup are PERFECT for a Spring breakfast to fuel an outdoor run…

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Chicken Tamale Pie

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I found this recipe on Food52’s Instagram feed – a great place for food inspiration, but NOT a great place to find fat loss-friendly eats. Good thing I never let that stop me.   I made a few changes to this recipe: Reduced fat – I reduced the amount of…

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