Papusa: stuffed corn flour flatbreads

These are Salvadorian packages of deliciousness.  A savory filling, generally including beans, is flattened inside of a corn flour exterior that’s a bit thicker and fluffier than a normal corn tortilla.  The preparation and cooking of a papusa creates a softer wrap than the dense dough around a tamale.  The outside gets toasty with aContinue reading “Papusa: stuffed corn flour flatbreads”

Nutrition Discussion: Sprouts!

A silly, personal story first, because if I don’t say it now, I’ll be thinking about it the whole time.  Two important facts: when I was young I had long hair, like past my behind long, and I grew up eating weird food.  I still do, obviously, but as a child I ate more carobContinue reading “Nutrition Discussion: Sprouts!”

Nutrition Discussion: Legumes and Beans

Considering the first two recipes on this blog have included legumes, I simply had to write them up as my first nutritional article.  To clarify, legumes are the overarching plant family while pulses are the edible seed of the legume plants, the bean or lentil (or pea).  I will likely use them interchangeably within theContinue reading “Nutrition Discussion: Legumes and Beans”

Chili: Winter Warmth in a Bowl

It’s winter here, and when the temperature is cold, what could be better than warm, comforting food that fills your tummy and leaves your taste buds pleasantly toasty?  This recipe came from Minimalist Baker, she has a ton of gluten free, vegan options.  https://minimalistbaker.com/1-pot-butternut-squash-quinoa-chili/  I originally tried it because I had a little butternut squashContinue reading “Chili: Winter Warmth in a Bowl”

Granola: a Breakfast Staple

I love granola, I eat it or oatmeal probably 4 or 5 times a week!  It’s also one of the first things I ever learned to make, my mother taught me.  I have branched out a bit since then though and been amazed at the variety of recipes out there.  This recipe from Pick UpContinue reading “Granola: a Breakfast Staple”

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