Lentil & Sweet Potato Chili

Spicy Vegan Lentil and Sweet Potato Chili | PDXfoodlove

Part one of a three-part series on flexible weeknight dinners – a spicy lentil chili you’ll be able to use in all kinds of meals!

Cooked up on February 20, 2017

More like this: dinner | fall | frugal | gluten free | healthy eating | make ahead | meatless | soup/stew/chili | winter

Pumpkin Cranberry Swirl Muffins

Pumpkin Cranberry Swirl Muffins | PDXfoodlove

Got some leftover cran sauce? Have I got an idea for you 🙂

Cooked up on November 27, 2016

More like this: baking | breakfast | brunch | dessert | frugal | holiday | make ahead | uses for leftovers | winter

The Best Chicken Noodle Soup Ever

The best chicken noodle soup ever | PDXfoodlove

No really, this soup is the best chicken soup ever.

Cooked up on October 30, 2015

More like this: chicken | dinner | fall | fitness focus | oregon | soup/stew/chili | winter

Pesto Polenta with Kale and a Fried Egg

Pesto Polenta with Kale and a Fried Egg | PDXfoodlove

What’s better than a fried egg? Almost nothing, except a fried egg with grits.

Cooked up on February 4, 2015

More like this: breakfast | brunch | dinner | frugal | gluten free | healthy eating | lunch | meatless | under 1 hour | winter

Grapefruit Olive Oil Cake

Grapefruit Olive Oil Cake | PDXfoodlove

The best thing about olive oil cake is the savory richness – a great contrast to citrus!

Cooked up on January 26, 2015

More like this: baking | breakfast | brunch | cake

Melty Apple, Ham & Swiss Panini

Melty Ham, Apple & Swiss Panini | PDXfoodlove

Good morning from the first day of winter in Portland. Somehow, school is canceled. There isn’t a single flake of snow on the ground. I’m a little grumpy about not getting the snow I was promised. I was looking forward to busting out my now one-year-aged eggnog. It seems far less appropriate without snow. But […]

Cooked up on November 13, 2014

More like this: dinner | fall | fun | lunch | sandwich

Kale & Celery Root Purée

Kale & Celery Root Purée | PDXfoodlove

Whooooo, where in the world did this week go? I feel like I’ve been saying that about a lot of weeks lately. But usually, it also means that Friday is nearby. This time I’m fresh off a very fun work trip to Seattle. Every time I’m up there I try to find new places, but […]

Lentil Soup (Vegan!)

Vegan Lentil Soup | PDXfoodlove

I’ve been wanting to make lentil soup ever since Dave and I spent a romantic Valentine’s Day weekend in Seattle. We had a delicious soup at Petra’s in Belltown – it was part of a great meal overall and a really special weekend that took us all over the city to the EMP museum (awesome; […]

Cooked up on February 27, 2014

More like this: dairy free | dinner | fall | frugal | gluten free | healthy eating | meatless | pantry | soup/stew/chili | Uncategorized | under 1 hour | vegan | vegetarian | winter

Vanilla Pear Muffins

Vanilla Pear Muffins | PDXfoodlove

Hoo boy. You guys, it is no longer pitch black at 5:15 when I leave the office to go home. The end is nigh. Spring is getting ready to…. spring. Maybe it’s the rain, but it seems like the light on winter days is even shorter here in Oregon than I remember having in the […]

Cooked up on February 24, 2014

More like this: baking | bread | breakfast | brunch | dessert | fun | meatless | Uncategorized | under 1 hour | vegetarian | winter

Under 1 Hour Thanksgiving Ideas

Piquillo Pepper Dip

SO, you’ve been invited to Thanksgiving. You’re supposed to bring something. Thanksgiving is tomorrow, or today, depending on when you are reading this, I guess. The problem is, you have no idea what to do. Panic sets in. I have never, EVER, done that myself, no siree. Of course I have. But not this year. […]

Cooked up on November 27, 2013

More like this: appetizer | dessert | dinner | entertaining | fall | holiday | party | Thanksgiving | Uncategorized | under 1 hour