October 2008

I did manage another healthy slow cooker last night, but I will get to that postl ater in the week when I have more time. This was what we had for dinner on Saturday though I am sure it would be excellent in the slow cooker as well. Sorry about the picture, but I had […]

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Slow Cooker Squash, Chickpea & Red Lentil Stew Recipe

27.10.2008Comfort
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Every Monday night I have a late meeting with our offshore team and so I try and get organized so I don’t have to cook (or eat crap) on Monday evening. Every week I have the best intentions, but usually this doesn’t so much happen and I end up eating one of Ichiban, takeout or […]

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Cranberry Banana Walnut Bread Recipe

26.10.2008Quick Bread
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I love all my fellow bloggers out there. However, some days when I am attempting to eat healthy and I am reading through my feeds, all the cream based pastas and soups, cookies, brownies, pies and other delicious snacks are… distracting. So I have been reading all these fabulous healthy blogs along with my usual […]

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Light Salmon and Fennel Chowder Recipe

23.10.2008Comfort
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This is what you should make if you find a piece of salmon in the back of your fridge that you didn’t label and are not so sure about. It is sad and past it’s sashimi prime but you don’t want to throw it away so disguise that sucker in some soup and it will […]

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Chicken Thighs with Tomatoes, Zucchini and Basil Recipe

18.10.2008Chicken
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This chicken thigh recipe is very similar to a classic ratatouille, except rather then fresh summer tomatoes I used a can of san marzanos. Serve it with pasta, rice, some hearty bread or faro like I did. [print_this] Chicken Thighs with Tomatoes, Zucchini and Basil (serves 4) 1 tablespoon olive oil 8 boneless, skinless chicken […]

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Whole Wheat Pizza Dough Recipe

08.10.2008Bread
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Since I am on a health kick I have been working on a whole wheat pizza dough that is easy, satisfying and filling. This is actually harder then it sounds. I started with a Mark Bittman recipe which was good but not great and modified it until it was too my liking. What I didn’t […]

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Curried Sweet Potato, Spinach and Chicken Soup Recipe

07.10.2008Comfort
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I really wanted soup with kale in it, but alas there was no kale at the store so I had to settle for spinach. I still prefer my greens cooked to in salad form which is why I love fall so very much. I actually got up for a run early yesterday morning and was […]

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Whole Wheat Walnut Bread Recipe

06.10.2008Bread
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This is a crappy picture because I left my camera at home this weekend so I had to use my iPhone, but this bread is so good I simply had to post about it anyways. Simply put this is the best loaf of bread I have ever made, In fact that was the first thing […]

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Black Bean and Beef Chili Stew Recipe

05.10.2008Beef
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Thank goodness I was feeling lazy yesterday! It was pouring rain by the afternoon and I went out for a big run in the morning so all I wanted to do was curl up and read my book and bake a loaf of bread. So when we saw the stew meat I gave J the […]

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