stay gourmet when life gets in the way!

Everyone is a Constrained Gourmet.

We all have cooking challenges. We can be too busy to cook, lack skills, be constrained by budget, feel lazy or moody, or don’t have the right kitchen tools to follow a recipe.

This is not just a recipe blog. It’s a blueprint for making the prioritization of healthy cooking a reality.

My blog is dedicated to helping you navigate those constraints to keep you healthy and gourmet, even when life gets in your way!

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Sandra Richardson is the founder of Constrained Gourmet. Sandra created CG working as the co-founder of a software company with her husband. Her yearning to cook kept her busy life in balance. She used her free time to create meals at night and on weekends that kept her family healthy and gave her a needed break from her busy corporate life.

Realizing that everyone has these challenges, she created CG as a resource to help others overcome these constraints. Sandra is a serial entrepreneur in technology and business. She is the founder/co-founder of six businesses. She currently consults as a senior advisor to startups and fast-growing tech companies in the areas of strategy, operational models, M&A, and strategic partnership development.

Sandra also has other creative outlets. She is the creator and author of ‘Stirring Stories from Around the Kitchen Table’, a series of short story fiction that revolves around the nucleus of the family, the kitchen table. You can read excerpts from Sandra’s stories on CG and get the recipes that she writes about in her fictional tales.

Personally, Sandra has lived in Washington, D.C., Virginia, Napa and Sonoma wine country in California, Illinois, New Hampshire, England and Germany. She currently resides in the beautiful St. Augustine, Florida with her husband and rescue dog. Sandra is an animal lover and has rescued three cats and four dogs. She is a winemaker and oenophile, frequently suggesting complimentary wine pairings to her recipes.

Bon Appetito!