Dinner · Gluten-Free · Health & Wellness · Healthy · Main Dishes · Soup · Vegan Optional · Vegetarian

White Bean Stew with Rosemary

Attention, friends! I think this is my favorite soup recipe ever. So simple, so healthful and so tasty. I make loads of soups and stews, and I obviously try to make each of them amazing. But this one, it’s just so so sooooo good. Hard to believe too, because the ingredient list is short and… Continue reading White Bean Stew with Rosemary

Best of Basic · Dairy-Free · Detox Recipes · Dinner · Gluten-Free · Health & Wellness · Healthy · Lunch · Main Dishes · Vegan · Vegetarian

Zesty Black Bean Soup

First recipe of the new year! Exciting stuff, right? More like weird stuff since I continue believing the 90’s were just a few years back. Nope, 18 years ago. 18 years. Call me basic, but seriously, I can’t even. Anyways, soups and stews are popular items when I cook for clients. As a personal chef,… Continue reading Zesty Black Bean Soup

Dinner · Lunch · Main Dishes · Vegetarian

Kale Pesto & Roasted Veggie Flatbread Sandwiches

This Pesto & Roasted Vegetable Flatbread Sandwich recipe was one of the crazy-good ways I used my kale pesto this week. It’s simple and easy, perfect for a weeknight meal, plus it’s packed with tons of satisfying vegetable goodness that even meat eaters will love. You can change up the roasted vegetables, to use up what you have in the fridge already, and pair with fresh fruit as a healthy side dish. Talk about a winner. Enjoy!

Dinner · Greek · Healthy · Homemade Takeout · Lunch · Main Dishes

Portobello Shawarma Wraps with Creamy White Sauce

I am super excited about today’s post. Like so stoked. And that’s because I honestly didn’t expect much out of this cooking adventure, at least not out of the first attempt at it. I mean, I knew it had potential. The potential was just realized sooner than expected. Despite knowing nothing about Shawarma (other than… Continue reading Portobello Shawarma Wraps with Creamy White Sauce

Dairy-Free · Dinner · Gluten-Free · Healthy · Homemade Takeout · Main Dishes · Mexican · Vegan

Speedy Fajita Lettuce Wraps with Marinated Tomatoes (Vegan Optional!)

Happy Cinco de Mayo, everyone! Now, I personally do not need an excuse to eat Mexican food, but I’ll take one without complaint. And a Corona Light with a squeeze of lime for that matter. Yes, that sounds muy delicioso. In honor of Cinco de Mayo this year, I decided to not only share a… Continue reading Speedy Fajita Lettuce Wraps with Marinated Tomatoes (Vegan Optional!)

Breakfast · Brunch · Dairy-Free · Dinner · Healthy · Lunch · Main Dishes · Vegan

Best of Basic: Avocado Toast

I was long distance chatting with my mom the other day, and because our conversations often revolve around food, she was raving about an avocado toast she recently had for lunch at a cafe in my hometown, St. Louis. She then proceeded to ask how to make Avocado Toast. I could feel my face twist… Continue reading Best of Basic: Avocado Toast

Dairy-Free · Dinner · Healthy · Lunch · Main Dishes · Soup · Vegan

Vegan ‘Shroom & Barley Soup

It’s April. Not a month typically viewed as stick-to-your-bones-soup-worthy. But I am once again reminded that my black and white vision of what the weather should look like during each month is totally irrelevant. Mother Nature does what she wants, and although she had the whole month of March to transition to true Spring, it’s… Continue reading Vegan ‘Shroom & Barley Soup

Dinner · Healthy · Italian · Lunch · Main Dishes

Cheap & Easy: Eggplant Parm Melts

Moving is the worst. It doesn’t matter how exciting the prospect of a new home is, when it comes time to move, misery is the prevailing emotion. That’s how it is for me, at least. Also contributing to the misery is the fact that I need things to be perfectly organized and scheduled, and when… Continue reading Cheap & Easy: Eggplant Parm Melts

American · Dinner · Healthy · Lunch · Main Dishes · No-Cook Recipes · Sauces & Spreads

Super Green Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Happy St. Patty’s Day! I’m still in Florida, soaking up my last few days of vacation, trying not to concern myself with the goings-on of the world. And because of that, I’m going to make this post short and sweet. But in honor of SPD I felt compelled to share a recipe that’s a least… Continue reading Super Green Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

American · Brunch · Dinner · Greek · Healthy · Lunch · Main Dishes · No-Cook Recipes

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Sandwiches with Feta & Peppers

Greetings from Florida! I can’t even begin to express how nice it is to be totally checked out of reality for the week. No work, no hustle and bustle, no mass transit. It’s just sun, sand, and relaxation here in Boca Grande, Florida. I’ve been coming to Boca Grande since I was a tot. It’s… Continue reading Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Sandwiches with Feta & Peppers

American · Breakfast · Brunch · Dairy-Free · Dinner · Healthy · Lunch · Mexican · Vegan

Easy Homemade Whole Wheat Tortillas

I try really hard to eat fresh, whole foods as much as possible. And if I do purchase packaged foods, I like them to be made with only recognizable ingredients. For example, pasta isn’t difficult to buy prepackaged because it’s easy to find organic pasta made with only 100% whole wheat flour and water. But… Continue reading Easy Homemade Whole Wheat Tortillas

American · Dinner · Healthy · Main Dishes · Mexican

Balsamic Veggie & Goat Cheese Tacos

This past weekend was essentially the last weekend in the Brooklyn apartment I share with my boyfriend, Matt, and two of our friends. Matt and I are moving into our very own apartment at the end of this month, and before that, we’re heading to Florida for a week with my family. I can’t hardly… Continue reading Balsamic Veggie & Goat Cheese Tacos