Author Archives: FoodArchMage

About FoodArchMage

I'm enthusiastic about food, but wanted to share recipes and write without the seriousness that frequently accompanies heath food... so I decided to keep it lighthearted and write from a mage's perspective!

Lentil-Barley Vegetable Soup

Some people think any female practitioner of magic is called a witch.  I am a mage, not a witch, though- to clarify- there’s nothing wrong with being a witch! In fact, several of my dearest friends are witches. From them, I … Continue reading

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Quick Conjurations! Steamed Green Beans

Another trick here to get a spare veggie in a hurry! While green beans are crazy cheap for much of the year, many people don’t know if they like them. If you’re only thinking of them in terms of a … Continue reading

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Caulifredo

So, the time of year has come when mage’s robes are the most cumbersome, and days go by where I can’t seem to cool off, no matter how many walls of ice I cast. Running the oven would only make … Continue reading

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Sweet and Spicy Carrots and Chickpeas

I’m particularly proud of a bit of magic I was able to do this past week. Over the weekend I had gone on a broomstick tour, which was definitely fun, but put me behind on household errands and chores. I … Continue reading

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Quick Conjurations! KAAAALE!!!

Okay, so being totally honest, there was a time in my life when I honestly thought that spinach was the only green I needed from the apothecary, even if sometimes I wished it didn’t turn into a bog monster when … Continue reading

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Apple Pie Quinoa Porridge

Weekends are magical in their own right. Without the responsibilities of work or studies, they have a much more relaxed pace. Weekday mornings, I rely heavily on the pre-programmed setting on my coffee pot and eat overnight oatmeal that I … Continue reading

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No-Noodle Lasagna

I have to confess a couple of things that I haven’t quite figured out how to replace since becoming a mage. First, I haven’t found a spell more situationally effective than a well-timed threat. But that’s probably true for most … Continue reading

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