Hello Lovelies, Chickpeas are an amazing legume with endless possibilities. Not only do they provide us with yummy hummus and are absolutely delicious in soups, they also roast really well. By spending a long period of time in the oven, they get very crunchy throughout, even more so than chips. You wouldn't think legumes … Continue reading Want a Healthy Snack? Try Roasted Chickpeas!
Fermenting food is a lost art, but gaining momentum recently. It is one of the original ways of preserving food. Yet most do not realize that we already eat some fermented foods. Coffee, olives, and soy sauce to name a few. Vegetables though, are fantastic when they are fermented. Why? The nutrition within that vegetable … Continue reading 7 Easy Steps to Make Homemade Fermented Sauerkraut
Hello Lovelies, As always, I've been cooking my fool head off! One meal we cook often is Pernil. My family loves Pernil and it is so easy to make especially since I didn't grow up with this type of cuisine. For those who aren't aware, my darling babydoll is Puerto Rican. It is a marinated … Continue reading Puerto Rican Pork Shoulder (Pernil) -Getting the Most Out of Your Meat
Hello Lovelies, First let me start by saying, that I am no expert, this is based on my own research and public information. In looking at the different types of dog treats and dog food, I've found that just like our food labels, not all ingredients must be displayed on pet food. There is a … Continue reading Easy 3 Ingredient Homemade Dog Treats
Hello Lovelies, I had a lot of canning to do this weekend and included in all my food glory was my grandmother's spaghetti sauce. I had some larger jars that I didn't have new canning lids for, so I decided to keep them in the fridge and attempt to make my own pasta. It was super … Continue reading Homemade Pasta! Fresher is Better