How to Brew Kombucha at Home!

About 5 years ago, I started brewing my own kombucha. I was pulling weeds and cleaning out garden beds at work one day and my colleague described how he brews a batch every couple of weeks and had some extra SCOBY to give away. I thought about it and decided to give the hobby a […]

Let’s Go Chia! Overnight Oats

I love overnight oats. They are a quick breakfast to wake up to during a busy weekday. Combine a few wholesome ingredients, stick it in the fridge, and the next morning they are ready to pour into your cereal bowl. Overnight oats are also versatile – perfect for the picky eater! Topped with yogurt, nuts (or […]

Herb & Cheese Buttermilk Biscuits

Herb & Cheese Buttermilk Biscuits This recipe is a modification of Mom’s Buttermilk Biscuits Ingredients: 1 egg 185g (3/4 c.) buttermilk 65g (1/3 c.) canola oil 200g (1 1/2 c.) all purpose flour 65g (1/2 c.) wheat flour 2 TBS flaxmeal 1 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1 TBS baking powder 3 TBS mixed dried […]

The Best Oatmeal Cookies!

This is my take on Laura Bush’s… COWBOY COOKIES These cookies are the best oatmeal cookies you’ll ever bake! Give them to friends and I guarantee they will ask you for more! Note: the ingredients are in metric so that the measurements are consistent. You can convert to volume but they might not turn out […]

Veggie & Tofu Noodle Soup #30minutemeals

Since living in Torrance, California, Cobalt and I have found some pretty authentic Thai, Korean and Japanese restaurants around town. Not having many of the Asian condiments at home, I find the recipes difficult to recreate authentically. Still, I really enjoy cooking Asian-esque meals, inspired by random veggies in the fridge, some veggie broth, a […]

Winter in LA + Chili Time!

Three years in — four if you’re counting this one — and I’m still not used to these Los Angeles winters. I just took an hour walk in sunny 70-degree weather whilst wearing shorts and a 3/4 sleeve t-shirt. Sitting at my desk, having just returned to my apartment, I feel a smidge sweaty and dehydrated. […]