Author Archives: haikugirl

Caprese Pasta Salad with Asparagus

Remember me? I wouldn’t blame you if you didn’t. I’m that girl. The one with the blog about vegetarian comfort food? You know, with the utensils. Is it coming back to you now? Oh, good. Hello. *waves* And look! I come bearing a recipe! Yes, it’s a salad. Yes, my last post was about how [...]

Step Away From The Butter

Butter. It’s tasty. It’s versatile. It’s a nice shade of yellow. And while I don’t actually blame it for my jeans not fitting around Thanksgiving of last year, I totally blame it for my jeans not fitting around Thanksgiving of last year. To be fair sugar, cheese, maple syrup and garlic bread probably share some [...]

Wild Rice Porridge

Show me something I can put maple syrup on and I’ll show you me abusing that option. While I stop short of spaghetti, I seek out foods where it is appropriate. Yogurt. Ice cream topping. Cereal. And this: porridge! Wild rice porridge can be a welcomed addition to your Thanksgiving spread. It is crock-pot friendly [...]

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Driving home from a weekend away, we wondered why it was getting so dark. Sure, it was raining. Sure, there were overcast skies. But the real reason was because it was 4pm and the sun was starting to set. Welcome to Fall. It’s time to make soup. Continuing on the theme of butter becoming my [...]

Raspberry White Chocolate Scones

Word on the street is that these very scones are what the Queen of England demands for breakfast each morning. She eats promptly at 6am and her meal is comprised of one perfectly round scone and one cup of Earl Gray tea. With milk. If it has been a particularly stressful week she will request [...]