Ground Turkey and Mushroom-Pine Nuts

Ground Turkey Couscous & Mushrooms with Pine Nuts In lieu of my usually horridly unhealthy baking post of the week, I though I’d share with you two of my more recent weekly dinner meals. Normally I try to aim for something mildly healthy – with a good mix of starch, vegetables and protein. The first…

Autumn Chili

Autumn Chili I want to begin by making a confession. I used a chili mix for this… I couldn’t help myself! Walking down the German grocery store aisles and looking at all of the options they had underneath auflaufs, soups and casseroles, the temptation was strong. How could I not at least try one of…

Ground Beef Skillet-Casserole

In honor of my leaving Germany, I set about thinking of a perfect goodbye meal for my dear friends living in Berlin. It couldn’t be too fancy or difficult to make… but it also had to scream *comfort* and *I promise I’m not leaving you*. Hmm, what to cook? Then it struck me, a casserole…

Stovetop Garlic-Tomato Chicken

Chicken should be hailed potentially the best meat to cook with, if you haven’t cooked meat in months. That would be my issue. Living with a vegan for the past five months has certainly opened my eyes (rather forcefully) to the great options for vegetarians and cooking. There’s nothing I’d rather do now than do…

Successful Adulting

As of last week, I feel like I have finally learned a little more about “adulting,” in small quantities at least. I didn’t write my usual weekly post last week, mostly because nothing at all happened that could have made for interesting reading. My job is *eh* fun, but I can’t write about the different…

Tasty Tofu Scramble

So. I was originally planning on doing an old-fashioned book review today, but then lunchtime came around (and after scrolling through Pinterest for the past 2 hours) – surprise – I wanted to cook something. This is a post adapted from the Minimalist BakerĀ – Enjoy!