Book Report: Happy Food + Bonus Recipes for Sweet Potato Cakes with Dill & Cashew Yogurt

So, another new cookbook! It’s called Happy Food by Bettina Campolucci Bordi of Bettina’s Kitchen. This book makes me happy because I am always looking for new ideas for combinations of ingredients that I haven’t thought of yet! And this book delivers. Maybe that is why it is called Happy Food!

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Cinnamon Apple Overnight Oats Inspired By The Original Bircher Muesli

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When I got The First Mess Cookbook, the first recipe I made was the Bircher Breakfast. It is the author’s recipe for overnight oats. I didn’t know why it was called Bircher and she didn’t explain it, but being curious, I googled it. It turns out there was a guy named Maximilian Bircher-Benner, a pioneering physician and nutritionist, who created muesli, which consisted of apples, lemon juice, nuts, oats, milk and honey.

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Crepes with Roasted Asparagus (and Other Asparagus Ideas!)

This post is an ode to the amazing, earthy, spring (and summer!) vegetable: asparagus. Do you love it as much as I do? Do you wait all year for it to arrive in the market? I usually buy a big bunch, and because I am the only one in my house who eats it, I make fun and different lunches for myself. Here are three of my latest ideas. Continue reading “Crepes with Roasted Asparagus (and Other Asparagus Ideas!)”