Kof-tot curry: My recipe for potato kofta curry using tater tots

Potato koftas are made with riced potatoes, onions and spices. Most of the recipes I read went through the painstaking instructions of how to make these potato balls… I read through them and realized, "They are just making tater tots!" I've been known to scoff at home made tater tots in all shapes and sizes so I decided that I'd make my own version of potato kofta for our lunches this week… Here's how to make my "kof-tot curry."


Easy no-bake protein snacks to pack in your workout bag

If you're trying to same some cash but still want yummy pre- or post-workout treat options, these no-bake protein snacks will save your butt (and help your butt with those squats!). Or if you're not so into working out, they're still rad as hell just for snacking and breakfast. And right now! Let's grab the nearest mixing bowl and get to making these super easy no-bake little treats full o' goodness.

Use up all those summer tomatoes with these easy tomato recipes

If you grow your own tomatoes or simply snag them from your local grocer or farmer's market, you know that our love affair is almost over. Soon it will be fall and we'll be rolling around like dogs in pumpkin puree instead. So we need to celebrate the summer fruit veggie fruit(?) that is… the luscious tomato. Here are three of my favorite easy tomato recipes to use up your summer supply.

Staple Sauce: My fool-proof (usually) marinara sauce recipe

I started dating someone who had never before been exposed to home-cooked food. The bar was set so low, and his appreciation was (and still is) so genuine, I that I felt no fear when trying out new things in the kitchen. So with that being said, here is one of the first recipes I tried on him when we decided to make homemade pizza.

I started with a family recipe and tweaked it until it fit my taste. This recipe is a great one to start with because it's simple and once you become comfortable with the bare bones, you can add or substitute ingredients until it becomes what you want.