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My weekend, in photos

Weekends are generally pretty excellent, but weekends during the summer… well, that is a particular sort of delight. When we are not visiting or traveling anywhere, my husband and I have a series of rituals that often hinge on spending time together. Here is a little chronicle of this past weekend: We typically get up … Continue reading

Sweet potatoes and doing things with the least amount of effort possible.

Don’t let the title of this post fool you, I have the ability and desire to work hard. Really. I just can’t get on board with working hard on everything. Some things HAVE to be easy, right? That said, I think that eating delicious, whole-food ingredient meals should not have to take a lot of … Continue reading

Stars, Stripes, and a Reprisal

Ahem… (**tap tap**) is this thing on? I’m baaa-aack! Recently, I was inspired to start writing again so I’m going to give this another go. I have a few ideas in store so look out, internet! Things are about to start happening in Lishy’s Kitchen again. What better way to kick off a return to … Continue reading

Acclimating to the chill: Double Chocolate Spiced Cocoa Cookies

The weather has been chilly out here on the prairie and I have been suffering from the usual sniffles and ills of the season. In this case, “ills” include some reporting deadlines at work. All of this is a recipe for some comfort food. Hubs and I went out with some friends last night and … Continue reading

A reprisal.

It has been a crazy year. Deaths in the family, changes, hubs and I went to Spain, the summer whipped by, I celebrated y 30th birthday. It’s been a real BFD.   Thanks to some serious prodding from my friend, Peter (hi Pete!), I am reprising the blog and getting my act together in this … Continue reading

Originally posted on Food Freedom:
By Robert McCollough Across the country rage is growing about GMOs and their being unleashed one after another on the country.  While Europe, despite immense pressure from the Clinton administration, initially banned them, the FDA hid 40,000 documents indicating their extreme toxicity, to get them introduced in the US. Ten…

Extra Cozy Comfort Food

This has been a ridiculous month for me. A death in the family, work travel and a lot of deadlines have led to a stressful few weeks for me. Discomforting times call for easy, simple food. I have been relying a lot on my slow-cooker lately, but this weekend I needed a little treat. I … Continue reading

Failure is not an option.

I was reading a story recently on one of my favorite sites that was a critique of feminine standards of beauty  and how the expectation that we “have it all” or “do it all” are essentially setting us up to fail. Upon consideration of this, I had some thoughts about my own journey and my … Continue reading

Breakfast cobbler

I love breakfast. I love dessert. This recipe is a glorious union of both worlds. you know the difference between weekday and weekend breakfast? Weekend breakfast usually reigns supreme. On occasion I like to look out for opportunities to have a weekend breakfast in the middle of a hectic work week. Few things are better … Continue reading

French toast cupcakes

Everyone loves a good cupcake. I like having a treat in the house and look forward to making something sweet for dessert during the week. This can often be the biggest obstacle between me and healthy eating because my sweet tooth is a little out of hand. So, I try to make the lowest-fat, nutrient-dense … Continue reading