{Nourish} DIY Coconut Milk Yogurt + Overcoming Kitchen Fears

DIY Coconut MilkA culinary school degree and years spent cooking does not absolve me from cooking insecurities and if I am honest–it happens often! You know, there are those recipes and cooking techniques (I’m talking to you pressure cooker) that you want to try but they just feel overwhelming! Sometimes they are silly like I used to be afraid to cook grains without a rice cooker and others are legit but that doesn’t mean you have to enable them! For me, my kitchen insecurities are more about a fear of failure than a kitchen catastrophe which is important to point out because a botched recipe isn’t really that scary as it can’t cause much harm!

“There is no illusion greater than fear.” ― Lao Tzu

Continue reading “{Nourish} DIY Coconut Milk Yogurt + Overcoming Kitchen Fears”

{Nourish} Moroccan Root Vegetable Stew

Moroccan Root Vegetable Stew

This stew speaks to me in so many ways.  It’s a one pot meal which means simple to cook and easy to clean up.  The hearty root vegetables are comforting, filling and nutritionally dense.  Earthy, savory spices like cumin and cinnamon provide warmth and soul.  As if that were not enough to sell you, the genesis of this stew is rooted in my infatuation with Morocco.  I’m not quite ready to leave my wee-one for the time it takes to travel to and enjoy this magical place…so for now, I will play pretend in my kitchen.  Continue reading “{Nourish} Moroccan Root Vegetable Stew”