My mom was the first person to introduce me to the idea of sheet pan dinners. It’s a no-hassle, easy method to get a complete meal on the table, with minimal dishes, and even less work. With this sheet pan cauliflower gnocchi, you get protein, carbs, healthy fats, tons of yummy garlic, and roasted veggies. […]
Hello dear readers! I spent the past few days shivering as Los Angeles had a bit of a cold streak. (Let’s all please remember temperature is relative.) To combat the cold, I made this plant based baked ziti, and I have been enjoying the leftovers all week.
Nothing beats this creamy carrot soup on a cold January day. This recipe came about when I looked in my fridge and had nothing but carrots left after the holidays. Spruced up with caramelized onion, plenty of garlic, spices, and bone broth, this creamy carrot soup is heart-warming and flavorful. The best side kick for […]
As a lifelong vegetarian, I know the struggle with veggie burgers inside and out. Frozen store-bought patties are either cardboard, fried, or taste great but cause indigestion hours later. I have been making variations of these crunchy quinoa polenta veggie burgers for years now, and they are great for many reasons.
Making something out of nothing is one of my favorite things to do in the kitchen. And that is exactly what these southwestern stuffed sweet potatoes are. I had a sparse fridge and a growling stomach, so out of necessity, started throwing things together. My mom calls this dish “a meal in a peel,” which […]
It is common knowledge that my mom is a force to be reckoned with in the kitchen. This morning over breakfast, my boyfriend asked me what she is known for. The two things that popped into my head were Applesauce Cake and soup. My mom is a soup maestro. Growing up, Mondays were soup nights. […]
A typical dinner for me usually consists of some sort of grain, a bunch of veggies, and a protein, all of which are in this recipe for tangy tofu buddha bowls. I’ve been eating like this for a while now, and I sleep well, wake up feeling refreshed, without bloating. I spend a LOT of […]
Towards the end of summer, I feel swamped by all the zucchini and yellow squash. But because they are such versatile veggies, I end up eating them every night, prepared in different ways. My mom sent me a recipe for Zucchini Tortillas a few weeks ago and I felt intimidated; it seemed time consuming, used […]
I feel like I should start this off by saying that my parents own a family-style Italian restaurant, where each dish starts with a pound of pasta; and that my older brother married into an Italian family. So pasta, is in my blood. Or at least, very close by. Tomato garlic zoodles have become my new […]
This heart bone broth lentil soup is basically a superfood. It’s full of amazing ingredients like sauerkraut, bone broth and rainbow chard. Not only is it really good for your gut, it is comforting, almost reminiscent of a rustic tomato soup, but with more dimension. And it is crazy how addicting it is. Like, my […]