Apps & Snacks · Best of Basic · Cheap & Easy · Dairy-Free · Gluten-Free · Sauces & Spreads · Side Dishes · Vegan · Vegetarian

5-Minute Zesty Pinto Bean Purée

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, a flavorful sauce or spread is the key to making healthy, satisfying and unforgettable dishes. This super easy pinto bean purée is the perfect addition to tacos, quesadillas, nachos, enchiladas, salads, rice bowls and just about any other dishes inspired by Mexican cuisine. It’s also equally as delicious when… Continue reading 5-Minute Zesty Pinto Bean Purée

Apps & Snacks · Cheap & Easy · Lighten Up · Main Dishes

Creamy Spinach & Artichoke Pizza

If you’ve lived in New York in relatively recent years, I’d find it hard to believe it if you didn’t know the name Artichoke Basille’s Pizza. With several locations in NY, each serving up their famous signature slice, Artichoke Pizza is, in my opinion, a staple to the NYC food scene. This signature slice I… Continue reading Creamy Spinach & Artichoke Pizza

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

Cheap & Easy · Homemade Takeout · Main Dishes

Cheap & Easy: Garlicky Spinach & Feta Pizza

In our household, Friday night is always dinner date night. Although Matt and I eat dinner together just about every night, there’s something about Friday night (or any night without work the next day) that feels so much more relaxed and intimate. You can really focus on the food, enjoy a couple drinks without fearing… Continue reading Cheap & Easy: Garlicky Spinach & Feta Pizza

Apps & Snacks · Best of Basic · Cheap & Easy · Homemade Takeout · Main Dishes · Vegan

Best of Basic: Quick Pizza Dough

In my world, Sundays are usually spent in the kitchen, whether prepping lunches for the week ahead or experimenting with recipes old and new. Surprisingly, we didn’t have anything planned come this past Sunday morning, and due to the physical aftermath of Saturday night’s Christmas party and really wanting to avoid a trip to the… Continue reading Best of Basic: Quick Pizza Dough