Family Fun Night: Okonomiyaki

Okonomiyaki {The Reluctant Hippie}

The Hippie Husband has fond memories of cooking okonomiyaki tableside at bars when he interned in Japan. He described it to us as cabbage-bacon-omelet-pancakes. We made okonomiyaki a few times before we had kids, but we hadn’t had it in awhile.

Both kids love cooking and were happy to give this a shot. We set up the griddle, chopped the ingredients, and set out on an adventure. It was dinner and entertainment. We had a blast. Continue reading


Steel-Cut Oatmeal

I should’ve shared this a long time ago. Steel cut oats are brilliant. They are minimally processed, so they retain a lot more of their nutrients than old-fashioned oats do. They also take longer to digest because they are closer to the whole grain format, so they tend to leave you feeling full for a longer period of time. Continue reading