Lime Mint Slush

Lime Mint Slush | thekitchenpaper.com

SPRING IS HERE! I know I keep rambling on and on about spring, but seriously: it’s here. Hallelujah! Except for the last few days in Portland. Sorry, Oregon, but you’ve gone back to cold rain. NOT COOL. But I know spring is under there somewhere! WE WILL MEET AGAIN! You know what goes will with… 

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Butternut Squash Stuffed Shells with Browned Butter Squash Sage Sauce

Butternut Squash Stuffed Shells with Browned Butter Squash Sage Sauce | thekitchenpaper.com

Throwback Thursday! This recipe is from waaaay back when I first started blogging and had no idea what to do with a camera. Every Thursday I’ll be featuring an “old” recipe with a little makeover! This recipe is still one of my favorite “healthier” takes on a classic old Italian dish — it’s still cheesey… 

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Creamy Pesto Pasta

Creamy Pesto Pasta | thekitchenpaper.com

SUMMER! BASIL! PESTO! Are we there yet? Um, nearly. Can you tell I’m excited about it? Give me a few days of 75 degree weather and I’m plunging straight into July. YAH SUMMER! Seriously though. I am excited for summer, and living in Portland for my first summer since … Um… the 90s? Scratch that,… 

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Whole Wheat Mexican Vegetable Pasta

Whole Wheat Mexican Vegetable Pasta | thekitchenpaper.com

I think I’ve reached my limit on color coding my calendar. And that is definitely a sentence I never expected to say! I told you guys I came up with this new plan to be more organized with blogging — which means scheduling everything weeks in advance, only cooking two days per week, etc. —… 

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Jalapeño Shortbread Cookies (+VIDEO)

Jalapeño Shortbread Cookies | thekitchenpaper.com

I put a vegetable in a cookie! I’m not sure if this is a first for me or not, but it seems weird and awesome and SPICY — and it is. AND AWESOME. Don’t forget awesome. ALSO: I made you another video! I choke on spicy jalapeño sugar fumes. Nbd. Check it out here, or… 

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Banana Pecan Pancakes

Banana Pecan Pancakes | thekitchenpaper.com

Remember when I said I wanted to teach yoga? Ha. Well. I still do — don’t worry. But all of a sudden I am TEACHING YOGA — I have six classes on my schedule next week… which is way more than I ever anticipated. Only three of them are my regularly scheduled classes (which will… 

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Naan

Naan | thekitchenpaper.com

This might possibly be the post with the shortest title EVER on TKP. NAAN. Good ol’ regular tasty-as-heck naan. It really doesn’t need any other descriptor in the title! I made you guys a naan without yeast a few months ago, to go with the life-changing butter chicken, and even though that’s great for a… 

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Healthy Slow Cooker Indian Butter Chicken

Healthy Slow Cooker Indian Butter Chicken | thekitchenpaper.com

Thank you all so much for the great response to my first video!! If you missed it, you can find it on The Kitchen Paper YouTube Channel! xoxo Remember a few months ago when I pretty much wrote a love letter to Indian food and made extreme claims of a life changing recipe? I WASN’T… 

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Turmeric Tea (+VIDEO!)

Turmeric Tea (+VIDEO!) | thekitchenpaper.com

Ummm hellllooooooo awkward! I made you guys a video. I’ve been resisting making videos for over a year now because 1) awkward, 2) awkward, 3) awkward. Can you tell I’m not super comfortable with video? I sound weird. I made weird faces. I accidentally cut the top of my head out of the frame. I… 

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Hot Honey Ginger Lime Tea

Hot Honey Ginger Lime Tea | thekitchenpaper.com

YOU GUYS! I taught a yoga class to 20 TOTAL STRANGERS last night! Aaaand it was awesome. I still get super nervous to teach, but I figure after a few weeks of teaching 3x per week I should be pretty comfortable with it — which is the goal! I know I enjoy it, and that… 

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Favorite Fudge Brownies

Favorite Fudge Brownies | thekitchenpaper.com

Throwback Thursday! This recipe is from waaaay back when I first started blogging and had no idea what to do with a camera. Every Thursday I’ll be featuring an “old” recipe with a little makeover! These brownies are my “go-to” brownies — I use them as a base for any brownie variations (like these or… 

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Toasted Coconut Candied Lemon Shortbread

Toasted Coconut Candied Lemon Shortbread | thekitchenpaper.com

Say whaaat!? I am SO EXCITED ABOUT THIS RECIPE!!! Remember when I blathered on about blogging and editorial calendars yadda yadda yadda? Yeah, here I am throwing all that malarkey out the window. I mean, I’m still all googley-eyes for my editorial calendar, BUT: I couldn’t wait THREE FREAKING WEEKS to post these photogenic beauties… 

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Chili-Lime Salmon Tacos with Pineapple-Basil Salsa

Chili-Lime Salmon Tacos with Pineapple-Basil Salsa | thekitchenpaper.com

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! I spend this weekend, and last, at the beach with my family. Woop! That means having delicious smoothies for breakfast, walking four hours either along the beach or up into the hills, and lounging in my penthouse room (no heat, but it has 360 degrees… 

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Savory Parmesan Oats with Poached Egg

Savory Parmesan Oats with Poached Egg | thekitchenpaper.com

I’ve had this recipe in my brain for a while. It’s been bouncing around with all different variations — different cheeses, toppings, etc. — but I FINALLY made it this week and IT WAS AMAZING. My family, who I told about this delicious experiment, was grossed out. WHAT?!?! I thought everyone would be like “OMG… 

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Simple Black Bean Cakes

Simple Black Bean Cakes | thekitchenpaper.com

Throwback Thursday! This recipe is from waaaay back when I first started blogging and had no idea what to do with a camera. Every Thursday I’ll be featuring an “old” recipe with a little makeover! These black bean cakes are one of my favorite easy vegetarian dinners — they’re ridiculously simple to throw together, and… 

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Salty Honey Cookies

Salty Honey Cookies | thekitchenpaper.com

I’m not exactly the trendiest food blogger out there. I don’t really pick up on trends before others, nor do I really care that much about them (I’ve yet to buy matcha, but I REALLY want to!). Salty honey pie is one trend, though, that I’ve been wanting to get on for about two years… 

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Chicken Curry Pot Pie

Chicken Curry Pot Pie | thekitchenpaper.com

Let me just admit something straight off here: I’ve never made a pot pie before. I mean, clearly I’ve just made one, but BEFORE this one… NADA. I’m not sure if that’s normal, and no big deal, or a huge “who the heck am I and why haven’t I done this!?!” kind of moment. I’m… 

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