Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze and Candied Carrots

Easter/Spring Carrot Bundt Cake | PDXfoodlove

Who needs layers? Keep things simple with a bundt cake for Easter!

Cooked up on April 6, 2017

More like this: breakfast | brunch | cake | dessert | entertaining | spring

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

Strawberry Shortcake with Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream

Strawberry Shortcake with Vanilla Bean Cream | PDXfoodlove

The ultimate spring dessert. Or breakfast. Or snack.

Cooked up on May 31, 2016

More like this: baking | berries | breakfast | brunch | dessert | oregon

Epic Spring Salad with Asparagus, Chicken and Garlic Scapes

Springy Salad with Asparagus, Garlic Scapes and Chicken | PDXfoodlove

When in doubt this spring, pile all the veggies into a huge salad like this one.

Cooked up on May 27, 2016

More like this: dairy free | date night | dinner | fitness focus | frugal | fun | garden | healthy eating | lunch | make ahead | salad

Green Spring Salad

Spring Green Salad | PDXfoodlove

Power salads are my favorite right now!

Cooked up on April 27, 2016

More like this: dairy free | dinner | frugal | fun | garden | gluten free | healthy eating | lunch | meatless | oregon | salad | spring | summer | under 1 hour | vegetarian

Raspberry Chocolate Donuts with Lavender

Raspberry Chocolate Donuts with Lavender | PDXfoodlove

I seem to have caught a case of the Old. Last night I was dying for sleep at 9:30. Tonight I played 90 minutes of rec soccer and feel like I got hit by a truck. I’m going to chalk it up to not being quite back in soccer shape yet. 90 minutes is a […]

Cooked up on June 23, 2014

More like this: baking | breakfast | brunch | chocolate | dessert | garden | meatless | oregon | under 1 hour | vegetarian

Spicy Asparagus Slaw

Spicy Asparagus Slaw | PDXfoodlove

This dish came from a cooking frenzy that happened on Sunday, right after I made most of a new dress. I guess it was some kind of creative frenzy. Wish I had those more often! I have been thinking about getting one of those “You have as many hours in a day as Beyonce” mugs […]

Cooked up on March 24, 2014

More like this: appetizer | date night | dinner | frugal | gluten free | healthy eating | lent | lunch | meatless | salad | side | spring | Uncategorized | vegetarian

Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus | PDXfoodlove

What a nice day it has been! In Portland today it was somewhere in the mid-high 60s, and it was glorious. On my way home I stopped by the new World Foods, which is from the folks who own one of my very favorite places, Barbur World Foods, so it had been on my list […]

Smashed Pea Crostini with Radishes and Pesto

When thinking about making this crostini I had spring veggies on the brain. Specifically radishes. I am not sure why, but all of the sudden I am trying to work them into meals all the time. So I developed this recipe around the idea of eating a lot of them. But it wasn’t until I […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

When we bought our house just over a year ago, there was one funny-looking plant in the raised beds in the back. We figured we would have to rip it out before planting our stuff. Then we inspected more closely, and found that in fact it was a rhubarb plant. Needless to say, we decided […]

Cooked up on May 13, 2012

More like this: baking | dessert | family | garden | Uncategorized