Detox Recipes · Gluten-Free · Main Dishes

Savory BBQ Tofu & Brown Rice Bowls

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s been almost three weeks since my last post. Although I hate taking a break from blogging, this brief respite was due to a series of recent events including my first two weeks of studying at the Natural Gourmet Institute in New York City. As I start my third week… Continue reading Savory BBQ Tofu & Brown Rice Bowls

Main Dishes · One-Pot Meals · Sauces & Spreads · Vegan

Vegan One-Pot Creamy Mushroom & White Bean Pasta

Happy Friday, readers! This week has gone by super quickly for me. Makes sense though. After returning from Costa Rica on Monday night, I had this week off before starting school on September 12th. After 11 days of traveling, I was quite content simply hanging around my Williamsburg, Brooklyn apartment all week. I did some… Continue reading Vegan One-Pot Creamy Mushroom & White Bean Pasta

Traveling Foodie

Traveling Foodie: Monteverde & Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

  Growing up, my family went on two long vacations a year, always to the same two places. In March we head to Boca Grande, Florida where we stay in a beautiful house or condo on a private beach. We spend the 2+ weeks sunning and exploring the cute shops in town by day, and… Continue reading Traveling Foodie: Monteverde & Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Detox Recipes · Gluten-Free · Lighten Up · Main Dishes · Quick & Easy

Lighten Up: Curry Chickpea Salad

Let me tell you, this has been and will continue to be quite the week for me, in more ways than one. Firstly, it’s officially my last week working in corporate fashion. I have just a few days left until this chapter of my life comes to a close. And then, on Friday morning, Matt… Continue reading Lighten Up: Curry Chickpea Salad

Lighten Up · Main Dishes

Lighten Up: Ratatouille Lasagna

Hello hello, readers! I have a good one for you today and I’m calling it Ratatouille Lasagna. If you saw my last post, the Ratatouille part might sound familiar. That’s because the Ratatouille Sauce I made earlier this week became the star of today’s lasagna. If you’ve never had Ratatouille before, it’s a simple and… Continue reading Lighten Up: Ratatouille Lasagna

Detox Recipes · Gluten-Free · Sauces & Spreads · Vegan

Hearty Ratatouille Sauce

I’ve been cooking and experimenting in the kitchen since I can remember. One of my earliest memories of becoming absolutely obsessed with cooking is the day I fell in love with Rachael Ray after seeing her very first episode of 30 Minute Meals. From then on, I didn’t miss an episode. I remember her making… Continue reading Hearty Ratatouille Sauce

Vegan

Battle of the Vegan Bacons: Smoky Tofu Fakin’ Bacon

I’m on a mission, guys. I’m actually on lots of missions at any given time, but this one is a particularly important one. Why? One word. Bacon. Yep, you heard me. This vegetarian whole-foodie needs bacon in her life. As always, it’s not about the meat here. It’s about the smoky flavor and hearty texture… Continue reading Battle of the Vegan Bacons: Smoky Tofu Fakin’ Bacon

Homemade Takeout · Main Dishes

Roasted Eggplant & Fresh Mozzarella Pizza

Yesterday was a very big day for me. A day that marked the beginning of an end and also the start of a new chapter. You see, for the last five years, ever since graduating from college, I’ve worked in New York City for the same fashion company. More recently, I decided that fashion is… Continue reading Roasted Eggplant & Fresh Mozzarella Pizza

Detox Recipes · Gluten-Free · Main Dishes

Caprese Bowls with Pesto-Rice & Peaches

Hello readers! I’m just going to jump right in because I’m so excited for this post. I don’t say this often because I’m cooking literally all the time, but this recipe tops the charts for me. One of┬ámy favorite dishes I’ve ever come up with. While this dish is really simple, there’s a lot going… Continue reading Caprese Bowls with Pesto-Rice & Peaches

Cheap & Easy · Detox Recipes · Main Dishes

Cheap & Easy: Mexican Pita Pizzas with Fresh Mango Salsa

Happy Monday, everyone! Ugh, I kind of hate when people say that. Really what I mean to say is, I hope everyone had an awesome weekend and that the feeling of awesomeness is trickling into Monday, making it at least somewhat bearable. Anyway, I had a nice weekend, particularly on Friday night when a few… Continue reading Cheap & Easy: Mexican Pita Pizzas with Fresh Mango Salsa