Creative Cooking for Modern Life

We're here to cook & to have a little fun. And we don't want the same thing for dinner every night! Won't you join us?

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Welcome to Foodwhirl!

A little while ago, we had the idea to pull together real cooks like ourselves–who have lives and families, but still want to be creative and fun in the kitchen–and ponder the answer to that eternal question… “What’s for Dinner??” So we found some cool cooks, with different kinds of households, with different types of expertise–with the goal of pooling our inspiration & creativity, providing a resource to like minded cooks, and building a community!

This is not just another recipe site… You know, a like big bank of recipes for you to look up how to cook something (we’ve got Google for that, right?). No, this is a dynamic work in progress, where we’ll be sharing our ideas, recipes, and tips as we go along using them ourselves!

What will you find here?   Lunch and dinner ideas, fun and creative sweets, techniques to help you cook and prep more efficiently, entertaining ideas… even tips to help you shop and plan more effectively!  {Read More about our categories.}

Want to play along with us?  We’ve got lots of recipes and ideas thus far… take a look around the site to see!

Think you have a recipe that should be on Foodwhirl?  Go here to find out how to Contribute!

What's for Dinner

Creamy Avocado Smoothie - Perfectly Paleo & Vegan

Creamy Avocado Smoothie – Perfectly Paleo & Vegan

I’ve never really been a big smoothie fan. It just seemed like a quick way to drink a whole bunch of calories, and i’m not really into sweet drinks. But I’m doing a Fall fitness challenge this month at FitWit, and I’m trying to eat healthy and get all my fruits and veggies in. So I figured why not come up with a good smoothie that gets your veggies in, with minimal fruit and extra sugar, a…

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Mains & Sides

Shrimp Tostadas with Avocado Cream

Shrimp Tostadas with Avocado Cream

Shrimp Tostadas with Avocado Cream. Fried corn tortillas layered with refried beans, rice, shrimp and a zesty avocado cream. Get the Recipe: Shrimp Tostadas with Avocado Cream

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Sweet Treats

Low Fat Plum Brownies

Low Fat Plum Brownies

I searched for some low calorie recipe of brownie and end up with this Low Fat version, with some plums in hand and frozen cranberries I got excited about adding a splash of red with plums and cranberries in my brownie, with this Plum Brownie I think I should end my Plum experiments until next season of stone fruits, I don’t want my readers to come back and complain about my obsession with Plums. Ingredie…

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Spotlight

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin Spice Latte

A creamy latte made with real pumpkin, spices, and frothy milk. Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Latte

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Techniques

Baked Bacon

Baked Bacon

Easy clean up Bacon! Just as crispy as frying over the stove top! From the original site: I love bacon, and really who doesn’t! But frying it can be a bit messy and you can easily burn it. To be honest, my Grandma made the best bacon on the planet. It was in a pan on the stove, low and slow for what seemed like hours. I’ve tried to duplicate her methods many a times, but never succeeded. Nothing will ever compare to her…

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Shopping & Planning

40 Meals in 4 Hours

40 Meals in 4 Hours

Crock Pot Freezer cooking is the way for a busy family to do it! Take an afternoon and you can put together 40 meals all ready to go into the crock pot! Get the Recipe: 40 Meals in 4 Hours

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Entertaining

Cucumber - Lemongrass Lemonade

Cucumber – Lemongrass Lemonade

Cucumber lemonade flavored with basil and lemongrass From the original site: After my first successful experimentation with cocktail recipe (Hot Apple Toddy) I am on a high spirit to style and shoot more and more drinks, sometimes when first trial comes out well it in a way gives you so much confidence to explore new horizons of possibilities and opportunities. Likewise, I always confined my blog to non a…

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Holiday!

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse

I thought of many desert recipes for the Valentine’s Day but I myself never prefer to get into baking mess at the last minute of my romantic meal so Chocolate Mousse is perfect desert for me when you want to sit, relax and enjoy your desert rather than concentrating on your oven. Prepare Chocolate Mousse the day before, pop it into the fridge and simply serve after the dinner with fresh strawberries. Fr…

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Other Recent Articles

Yellow Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream Frosting

Yellow Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream Frosting

Super moist yellow cupcakes topped with a creamy Nutella buttercream frosting. Get the Recipe: Yellow Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream Frosting

Mediterranean Brown Rice Pilaf

Mediterranean Brown Rice Pilaf

Mediterranean flavored brown rice pilaf From the original site: After too much cooking and indulgence for continuous two days yesterday night I planned for a humble meal a simple pilaf with dollops of fresh yoghurt and green salad, we both filled our plates with p

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