Fennel is one of those herbs that, once you discover it, you wonder where it has been all your life. Fresh, crisp and clean, the fennel plant has SO much to offer. It is great caramelized or just braised in white wine like this recipe.
This 3-ingredient recipe uses butternut squash to add flavor and depth to traditional mashed potatoes, meaning no dairy required, making a quick vegan.
The perfect way to indulge if there ever was one. Fresh asparagus covered in gooey Gruyere cheese and then topped off with a fried egg.
It’s National Grilled Cheese Month but you know I ain’t happy unless I’ve stuck an avocado in something so here we go!
This side dish is slightly sweet and smokey (thank you bourbon!) with just a hint of spice from the cardamom pod. Of course, the thyme helps round out all those flavors and giving it a bright finish. This dish is as beautiful on the taste buds as it is to photograph!
Kale is not only super healthy, it is also super tasty. Well, that is if you pick out the right bunch. Using these quick tips, you can have the freshest and healthiest kale out there. Frist off, always buy organic kale. Last year, kale was added to the Environmental Working Group’s Dirty Dozen. The Dirty […]
While the flavors required to make an amazing chili are complex, the recipe itself only has one simple rule. If you don’t cry while making it or sweat while eating it, you’re doing it wrong! This quinoa and coffee chili does both. Oh, and you’ll be surprised to find out that it is vegan. 1. […]
I love the idea of a warm salad so why not a salad with fire? A Caprese seemed liked the best choice. Typically served cold, this would be an interesting twist one wouldn’t expect.
Super Bowl or not, these fried risotto balls (arancini) make the perfect appetizer. Made with beer soaked risotto, fresh Gouda cheese and lots of love, you will need to make a double batch of this recipe.
Eat healthy with this simple taco recipe. Using mushrooms instead of meat, these vegan tacos are delicious and easy to make.
I am always looking for fun and exciting ways to add heat to a meal. I put it in my sangrias, popsicles and pretty much everywhere. Well, sometimes I just want to go straight to the source.
Kiwi salsa gets a kick in the pants with fresh Jalapeños and earthy cilantro. This is the perfect winter salsa, spicy enough to warm you up! And it is vegan.
Fire up the grill because it is summer BBQ time and I have the perfect summer ketchup for whatever you are eating. This Peach Sriracha Ketchup is great on burgers, fries, or even on its own. Don’t just me! Make it and you will see what I mean.
Yummy, creamy vegan macaroni and cheese is stuffed and baked inside fresh poblano chile peppers. Now that is dinner!
Kiwifruit is a welcome winter treat. But the it’s also a difficult fruit to enjoy. With very little effort, you can easily waste a lot of it just trying to trim and clean it for eating. This tip on peeling kiwifruit will not only save your kiwis but also time and money.
What better way to celebrate the 4th of July then with this super-cheesy, extra gooey, grilled cheese sandwich. I mean, it’s all in the name of freedom. So it is okay, right? America…f*ck yeah!
Is there anything cauliflower can’t do? Aside from standing in as a gluten-free alternative, like this twist on a traditional tabbouleh salad, cauliflower is also great if you are trying to eat more drought-friendly, which you should. California is in its worst drought ever, which not only sucks for us here in Cali, but the rest of the nation too, as we supply 40% your fresh produce. Yup, that much!
Boozy roasted cranberries and gooey brie make this mouthwatering grilled cheese sandwich a quick favorite. What better way to use up all that leftover homemade cranberry sauce?
Fresh asparagus, when cooked right, can be a lovely addition to almost any meal. It’s crisp, earthy flavor is undeniably unique and so tasty!
This sandwich is part PB&J, part French toast, and full on awesome. If you thought a peanut butter & jelly sandwich recipe couldn’t be decadent, you thought wrong. Oh, and so did I! Enjoy.