Pot Roast with Sweet Potatoes

We were blessed with a rare (at least so far this year) sunny day this past Saturday, giving us a chance to get some outside chores done finally.  On days like that, when you're out raking and picking up fallen branches and cleaning up the tangles of brush that have cluttered the yard throughout the soggy … Continue reading Pot Roast with Sweet Potatoes

Gluten-Free Granola

Miss your cereal or just want a great snack? My friend Brad gave me a great recipe for grain-free granola.  It's cool I can say friend although I have met him only once.  We communicate mainly through his nutrition log via the computer.  He tells me what he eats, I make a comment.  We have some … Continue reading Gluten-Free Granola

Malaysian Chicken Soup

This recipe started out inspired by a dish called laksa that comes from Malaysia and Indonesia.  Traditional laksa is a spicy noodle soup, of which there are numerous local incantations involving either curry or tamarind for flavor, and a greatly varied list of ingredients such as tempe, boiled eggs, poached fish, rice noodles, bean sprouts, and shrimp … Continue reading Malaysian Chicken Soup