lemon confit + poppyseed parfait!

This yummy breakfast includes 3 healthy eating ingredient staples that you probably have in your fridge and pantry right now: plain low-fat Greek yogurt, lemons, and nuts. So, you are halfway to having Lemon Confit + Poppy Seed Parfait tomorrow morning – yay! Confit is a French cooking technique which sounds very fancy, dahling! but… Continue reading lemon confit + poppyseed parfait!

insanely delish comfort food (that’s also vegan & gluten-free)!

Two years ago, I was living proof of the adage, “Never trust a skinny chef.” I was experimenting a lot in the kitchen and cooking rather fabulous meals 3 to 5 nights a week, usually indulging in seconds because everything tasted so good, and found myself 15ish pounds heavier in less than a year’s time.… Continue reading insanely delish comfort food (that’s also vegan & gluten-free)!

giveaway contest!

Wanna snag a cute apron, hand-held spiralizer, and garlic rocker for free? Just enter the perfect! (almost) Instagram giveaway contest! The rules are easy peasy: Follow @perfect_almost on Instagram. Like the “giveaway” post. Tag 2 friends who like to cook in a comment. This contest is open to residents of the continental United States only.… Continue reading giveaway contest!

memorial day picnic!

It may not be hot and sunny where you live, but it sure is in Florida aka perfect! (almost) headquarters, so this light, fresh meal is perfect for a Memorial Day picnic in the park, on the beach, or poolside. Even if your climate is less than ideal, you can transport yourself to summer by… Continue reading memorial day picnic!

fried not fried red lentil falafel!

Lately, I am legume obsessed, especially with lentils! After making a traditional falafel for dins one night last week, I decided to eat falafel much more often, yet regular falafel isn’t the most healthy option, as it is deep fried, so I set out on a quest to create a healthy falafel one could enjoy… Continue reading fried not fried red lentil falafel!

passover x japan

As previously mentioned in the Galentine’s Day Party post, one of my three favorite holidays is Passover. In case you are unfamiliar, Passover is a Jewish holiday which celebrates the Israelite slaves being freed from Pharaoh in Ancient Egypt. The holiday is chock-full of symbolism and ritualistic menu items, which make appearances throughout the Seder… Continue reading passover x japan

galentine’s day party part 2: the recipes!

As promised, here are the recipes for each menu item from my Galentine’s Day Party. If you try any of the recipes, please let me know how they turn out in the comments section. Mini Chicken and Waffle Sammies For the waffles, follow Marion Cunningham’s Raised Waffles recipe which can be found online here. Please… Continue reading galentine’s day party part 2: the recipes!