Coconut Carrot Miso Soup

Coconut Carrot Miso Soup (Vegan!) | PDXfoodlove

A rich and velvety soup to start the winter off right.

Cooked up on November 7, 2017

More like this: dairy free | easy | fall | fitness focus | frugal | gluten free | healthy eating | lunch | make ahead | meatless | soup/stew/chili | under 1 hour | vegan | vegetarian | winter

Coconut Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet and Sour Coconut Chicken | PDXfoodlove

A real winner of a chicken dinner. Do you see how much restraint I have?

Cooked up on March 31, 2017

More like this: chicken | dairy free | dinner | easy | gluten free

One-Pan Tofu, Chard and Chickpea Curry Simmer (Vegan!)

One-Pan Vegan Tofu, Chard and Chickpea Curry Simmer | PDXfoodlove

Time to warm up with an easy peasy vegan weeknight meal.

Cooked up on January 18, 2017

More like this: dairy free | dinner | gluten free | healthy eating | lent | lunch | make ahead | meatless | under 1 hour | vegan | vegetarian

Pineapple Strawberry & Coconut Smoothie

What do you do when you have tiki party leftovers? Make smoothies! Without the rum.

Cooked up on October 17, 2016

More like this: breakfast | brunch | drinks | fitness focus | frugal | fun | gluten free | healthy eating | meatless | under 1 hour

Chocolate Donuts with Cacao Nibs and Coconut

Chocolate Donuts with Cocoa Nibs and Coconut | PDXfoodlove

Happy Friday, people! Let’s all make plans to make donuts tomorrow, whaddaya think?

Cooked up on April 16, 2015

More like this: baking | breakfast | brunch | chocolate | dessert | fun

Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons

Chocolate Dipped Macaroons | PDXfoodlove

Happy Sunday night/Monday, ya’ll. As you can see, this is not a Cocktail Diaries post. Sunday morning I had a small medical episode, and now I am on some medication that is not supposed to be mixed with alcohol. Booo 🙂 but yay to feeling much better. This weekend I had a pretty big asthma […]

Cooked up on April 13, 2014

More like this: baking | Candy | cookies | fun | meatless | Uncategorized

Toasted Coconut Lime Bars

Toasted Coconut Lime Bars | PDXfoodlove

I’m not sure what caused it – maybe it was this lovely, horror movie-grade fog that we’ve been having – but sometime this week I began to long for the tropical. It’s not really very cold. But the occasional sunshine that comes out in the afternoon has me dreaming of warmer days, and that’s definitely […]

Cooked up on January 20, 2014

More like this: baking | boozy | cookies | dessert | entertaining | fun | meatless | Uncategorized | under 1 hour | winter

Coconut Butter Cookies

Coconut Butter Cookies

Here’s an important question: Are cookies the world’s most perfect food? You can basically package any flavor you want into a sweet, buttery dough. Then it’s instantly portable, lasts for a long time and doesn’t make a mess. Checkmate, pizza. A while back Dave and I bought a fresh coconut with no real plan for […]

Cooked up on May 24, 2013

More like this: baking | cookies | dessert | fun | Uncategorized | under 1 hour

Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

chocolate coconut macaroons

One of the first things Dave did when he got back from New York last weekend was to start cooking. I think we made both these cookies and some ice cream in the same day – because after making an ultra-rich and delicious ice cream (recipe coming soon), we had EIGHT egg whites to use […]

Cooked up on March 6, 2013

More like this: baking | Candy | cookies | dairy free | date night | dessert | gluten free | pantry | Uncategorized

Fitness Focus: Sort Of Thai-Leaning Salad

So, Dave came home from a business trip Saturday and we decided to have a salad made with what we had in the fridge (Though, we still did walk to New Seasons to get a loaf of bread). So, I took stock of what we had in the house – which really is a lot […]

Cooked up on July 8, 2012

More like this: fitness focus | garden | healthy eating | lunch | pantry | salad | under 1 hour | uses for leftovers | vegan | vegetarian