Review: J&L BBQ

What: Chicken, Jalapeno and Cheese Hot Link, Mac & Cheese, Baked Beans, and three different sauces Where: J&L BBQ – 2915 Colby Ave, Everett WA Rating (1-5):  🌿🌿🌿🌿 The other evening, my husband and I were in Everett to meet some friends. Admittedly, I don’t know a lot about Everett. I never hear things about it that makes me want to go there often, but the experience I … Continue reading Review: J&L BBQ

Cauliflower Nuggets

You’ve likely seen cauliflower nuggets on Pinterest. It’s a novel idea. Honestly, for being what they are, cauliflower are incredibly versatile. For example, one of my favorite ways to prepare it is as a low-carb garlic mash (replacing garlic mashed potatoes, recipe to come!). I’ve seen different variations of cauliflower nuggets online, and in my hasten to make something easy to store and re-heat in … Continue reading Cauliflower Nuggets

Review: Spicy Braised Tofu, Homegrown

What: Spicy Braised Tofu Bowl Where: Homegrown – 7841 Leary Way NE, Redmond, WA, 98052 Rating (1-5):  🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿 I’ve mentioned before that I love Homegrown. It’s just a great little chain. I honestly have no idea how large the chain is, because I only heard about them after moving to the Seattle area. Even still, one Friday a friend I decided to have a small adventure in downtown … Continue reading Review: Spicy Braised Tofu, Homegrown

Chicken Parmesan vs Zucchini Parmesan

One of my husband’s favorite dishes, of all time, is chicken parmesan. I still remember when he told me that, and I made the meal for him for the first time. I am happy to report that he loved my chicken parmesan, and the more comfortable I’ve gotten over the years with cooking, the better it’s gotten! Because I’m very confident about my own version, … Continue reading Chicken Parmesan vs Zucchini Parmesan

Family Pancake House – Eggs Benedict Review

What: Eggs Benedict, California style, served with hashbrowns Where: Family Pancake House – 17621 Redmond Way, Redmond, WA 98052 Rating (1-5):  🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿 Family Pancake House is a staple for us. We go at least once a month. Growing up in the South makes you love a good diner. Even the sloppy ones. But Family Pancake House isn’t sloppy. It’s always clean, plenty of seating, plenty of food, … Continue reading Family Pancake House – Eggs Benedict Review

Taco Tuesday: Colorful Taco Bowl

I love to add splashes of color to my food – food is art, after all. This recipe for a vegetarian taco bowl is full of super foods, flavor and texture and multiple layers of fresh goodness. The other night my husband wanted tacos. Trying to determine how I could spin a vegetarian version of that for myself, I started rummaging through what produce I … Continue reading Taco Tuesday: Colorful Taco Bowl