Yesterday, I was strongly recommended by my sister to post a pie recipe since today is Pi day! So, last night I did some quick googling “Paleo Pie” and found a ton of recipes for something called Taco Pie. As a kid, tacos were truly my favorite food (I literally had tacos and pumpkin pie… Continue reading 3.14 Taco Pi
Looking for some last minute ideas for dinner tonight? Take a peek at our (mostly paleo) 2012 NYE menu. SB and I decided to stay in this year because a) I’ve had the stomach flu for the past week, b) it’s freezing outside and c) they closed our favorite NYE restaurant a couple months… Continue reading Last minute NYE menu
I don’t think I’ll ever forget the first time I had Thai food. With apprehension I sat down at a small table in a Thai restaurant located in Squirrel Hill, a neighborhood just outside of downtown Pittsburgh. I decided to order Pineapple chicken curry since I knew that, at the very least, I liked two… Continue reading Fight the common cold and more with Souper soup: Part 3, Spicy shrimp coconut curry
Work has been challenging these past couple of weeks (critical thinking, creating and planning), which means that by the time I get home I don’t often feel like cooking a really involved meal. I’ve found myself wishing that I had taken the time over the weekend to prepare a huge pot of soup that I… Continue reading Souper soup: Part 1, Wedding Soup
Have you ever stopped to think about what your food looks like at the molecular level? We pretty much take it at face value when we hear that a certain food has “X” nutrient and therefore, will make us healthy. But what about moving one step further to learn about the structure of that particular nutrient… Continue reading Broccoli Fritter and Mustard Mayo: the dynamic duo of cancer prevention
Estrogen is a female growth hormone, which gives breast cells the green light to start dividing. Approximately 60-70% of post-menopausal women have breast cancers that are dependent on estrogen for survival and are characterized by increased estrogen production. It is not surprising, then, that multiple chemotherapeutic strategies focus on targeting different aspects of estrogen synthesis. … Continue reading Can portobello mushrooms help prevent breast cancer?
Recently, I checkout out ancestry.com with the hopes of finding out more about my ancestors and their immigration to the United States. I was able to find passenger lists of my great grandfather and his young family as they traveled from Naples, Italy to the US in the early 1900’s. Upon arriving, my ancestors changed… Continue reading Primal Spaghetti and Meatballs