Crispy Ranch Garbanzos

This post was originally published on this siteAfter going through my pantry and locating some dried garbanzo beans, I decided to take my chances with a recipe I’d been thinking about. This would also work with canned beans, although I prefer to soak mine from the dry state first to reduce phytic acid. Mixed with … Read moreCrispy Ranch Garbanzos

Steak Tartare

Steak tartare is nothing more than beef tenderloin, minced, spiced, and served with a variety of vegetables or some crusty sourdough bread (or with forks, like at my house). Nutritionally speaking, you really can’t go wrong with a lovely piece of tenderloin from a grass-fed and pasture-raised cow. In fact, by cooking beef, a percentage of … Read moreSteak Tartare

Vegetable Noodles

This post was originally published on this siteDo you have a spiralizer yet? They are so fun. Mine attaches easily to my KitchenAid mixer, but there are others that are much more affordable and work just as well. My kids enjoy making noodles out of any vegetable we have in the fridge and enjoy eating … Read moreVegetable Noodles

Sourdough Croissants

This recipe incorporates an ancient grain (kamut) as well as unbleached white flour, and the dough is very easy to work with. The end result looks very much like a traditional, yeasty croissant.  Ingredients 1/2 cup white flour starter 1/3 cup whole wheat flour starter 1/2 cup plus 1 Tbsp warm filtered water 2 Tbsp … Read moreSourdough Croissants

Miso Braised Pork

Here in Minnesota, we are very fortunate to have access to restaurants that source food from clean sources. As much as I’d like to, we simply cannot afford to go out to eat very often. With a family of five, eating anywhere but home is a special treat, so I took it upon myself to … Read moreMiso Braised Pork