Avocado Garlic Pasta

Avocado Garlic Pasta

I like to eat this when I’m too lazy to go grocery shopping and happen to have a ripe avocado around. I am also usually hungover when I make this which is fitting because hungover people crave rich, fatty foods to replace the nutrients lost while binge...
Jerked Black-Eyed Peas and Greens

Jerked Black-Eyed Peas and Greens

Beans and greens!  The best way to eat on the cheap.  It is even cheaper if you buy dried black eyed peas in bulk and cook them yourself! (This could be seen as another advertisement for getting a pressure cooker.) Honestly, I take the best dumps after I eat a meal...
Portobello Saltado with Baked French Fries

Portobello Saltado with Baked French Fries

I love to make Portobello Saltado when I’m short on time and want to eat something flavorful and satisfying.  It is also pretty good for you if you bake the french fries (which I recommend unless you are a renegade and want to buy a supersize from a garbage food...
Patsy’s Famous Jambalaya

Patsy’s Famous Jambalaya

I know, Harwood, ND seems like a strange place for a Cajun food tradition to begin.  But whatever, it’s cussing cold there and we need all of the spicy, filling food we can get.  Patsy, my darling mother, would make big batches of Jambalaya for celebrations,...
Quinoa Pinto Spicy Taco Filling

Quinoa Pinto Spicy Taco Filling

This is really the stuff.  The ingredients are mostly pantry staples so you can save yourself a trip to the store!  I love using quinoa and beans together because they combine really well into an amazingly flavorful and very versatile mush that you can use in tacos,...