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Amanda K.

South Windsor, Connecticut
I'm a foodie that's brand new to foodie-m. I am an exceptional picky eater, so my journey through finding delicious food has been a difficult one. But never fear! I can cook! So join me on my journey through trying to find delicious find to cook at home and still keep it healthy.
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Iced Coffee Owns My Soul...wait, isn't that like four things that do now? by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Geez, my soul must be huge for me to have so many things that own it. I love iced coffee. It has much more caffeine (double, from what I hear!) and is super refreshing in ... Read on »
Roasted Vegetables and Mouthgasms! by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking No lie, I really wanted to title this "Roasted Veggies and Oral Orgasms" but I figured I'd get the wrong kind of traffic. Anyway, I happen to have pretty awesome news. I ... Read on »
Chicken Chorizo Sausage w/ Thin Spaghetti: Oh Em Gee by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hi, guys! Long time no see. Apologies for the absence - life has a crazy way of working. In news, I moved from Connecticut back to Brooklyn! I'm so thrilled. The opportun ... Read on »
A Frankenstorm is a'Brewin! by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking So being here on the East Coast, the scene as of recent years of many a storm, we are preparing for the latest storm to hit us! Hurricane Sandy! Aside from normal hurrica ... Read on »
Quiona Salad w/ Chicken and Artichoke Hearts by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If you're like me sometimes you go a little bananas trying to figure out what to do with your leftover rotisserie chicken. Should I make soup? Chicken salad? What about thro ... Read on »
A Pretty Personal Post by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Good morning! I didn't plan on getting this blog up and making many person posts. But in light of the recent SNAP benefits challenge some other bloggists are following , I ... Read on »
Weekend of Firsts! by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Happy end of the weekend! Mine was eventful! On Saturday Andrew and I took a hike on the Vernon Rails-to-Trails that's nearby where we live. It's a nice four mile hike wi ... Read on »
Recipe Review: Whole Foods' Chocolate Chip Soda Bread with Raspberry Butter by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I read a lot of food blogs A lot. It's disturbing how many. But recently I've been in an incredible rut of what to cook. I feel like the kid opening up the f ... Read on »
Summer Leftovers by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking During hot months, I truthfully don't mind being in the kitchen. Seriously. Stop looking at me like that. But for real, I don't mind the heat. It takes until it's o ... Read on »
Peach Cake with Cherry Vanilla Frosting by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This squirrel thinks it's hot. The cats think it's hot. I think it's hot. So what should we do when it's hot? BAKE A CAKE! I KNOW! I come up with the greatest ... Read on »
Chicken sausage owns my soul by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Guys. I have an addiction. And it's chicken sausage. It's invaded everything forever always in my soul. I love it. I love adding it to great dishes and biting into it ... Read on »
A three hour tour! by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking ♫The weather started getting rough, The tiny ship was tossed, If not for the courage of the fearless crew The minnow would be lost, the minnow would be lost!♫ I know ... Read on »
Affording the movies by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking So some of you may know that I'm currently on medical leave from my job, which leaves me at home and usually very rarely able to afford to go out unless it's free. My loc ... Read on »
Rainy, rainy day! by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Well! It's been a bit whacky here in the Northeast. Today I woke up, thought about going to the pool because it was already hot, but knew it was going to rain. And boy, did ... Read on »
Breakfast is the best time of the day by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It's no secret: I love breakfast. Any meal that I can sit around in my pajamas and cook is a great meal to me. There are so many different great breakfast recipes   out ther ... Read on »
Cinnamon Apple Oaty Bake by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I'll be the first to say it: I'm not a baker. I'd much rather be throwing random ingredients into a pan and figure it out as I go along. There's just so much planning and th ... Read on »
Strawberry Festival by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Over the weekend I had the fun opportunity to go to the Strawberry Festival they hold here in my town. They had 150 crafters, including: jam makers, jewelry makers, wood cut ... Read on »
My first "couple" bento... by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking ...and it's kind of a work on progress, like all relationships! (*Sips tea and nods wisely*) LOL! I've never worked with molding rice before, so it didn't work out perfectl ... Read on »
More food for others! by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hi bentoers! I'm posting another bento that was meant for me but went to Boyfriend. I'm still pretty ill and not able to eat normal food yet. I had blood work and a ... Read on »
Late night dinner bento by Amanda K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Boyfriend works second shift, so he's at work from about 5pm to 11:30 or 12 at night. Sometimes later. So when he gets home it helps to have food that's easy to reheat or ea ... Read on »