Turkey and Veggie Sandwich with Spicy Mayo

You never know when inspiration will strike! A little while ago I found myself in the grocery store, wandering around, waiting for something interesting to catch my eye. I happened upon the prepared sushi section where I found a favorite–veggie sushi. But this version was different; it had a beautifully red-hued mayonnaise splashed on top,

The Fridge Arrives and Chicken and Artichoke Tagine

The fridge finally arrived on Tuesday! Yippee! Though this is still an apartment-size fridge, it’s quite a bit bigger than my previous one. There is so much room inside I don’t know what to do with myself! The only downside is that the light is kinda funky. It’s a very pale blue that hardly lights

Chicken and Noodle Stir-Fry

Food allergies—what a drag! I’ve talked about how I’m lactose intolerant here, but what I haven’t mentioned is some of the new food allergies I’ve developed in the last year. On December 30, 2011 I had my gallbladder removed. Since then I’ve developed an allergy to kiwi (my tongue swelled), sunflower (skin tingles), and most

Baked Spaghetti Squash and Cheese

My name is Brooke and I’m a cheese-aholic. It was a sad, sad day when I became lactose-intolerant shortly after starting college. No more milk, cheese or ice cream? Sob! Things have gotten better since then—there are a myriad of lactose-free alternatives; Lactaid milk is a Godsend; and Cabot Cheese has a wide variety of lactose-free