Category Archive: Easy

Stir-fried Greens with Cherries and Mixed Nuts

What I had in my kitchen tonight was some stir-fry greens that were dying, some scallions that were almost dead, dried unsweetened cherries, and salted mixed nuts (the latter 2 I’d originally bought… Continue reading

Roasted Acorn Squash with Tempeh and Brussels Sprouts

This recipe started from TasteFood’s acorn squash recipe, which features my three favorite spices: cumin, coriander, and, of course, paprika. Yum! That’s what sold me. And I plan to use this combination in… Continue reading

Quick Office Breakfast

This is hardly a recipe, but I’m so in love with it that I had to share! I’m one of those people who eats like 3 breakfasts a day, and this is definitely… Continue reading

Sweet Potato with Aduki Beans and Green Pepper

An old roommate of mine (see Why I Heart NYC) used to make this, or something similar, all the time. She’d throw a poked sweet potato into the microwave for 8 minutes, and… Continue reading

Easy Bean Dip

I’m convinced this dip can be made with any bean, as the original recipe from Lemons and Anchovies called for cannelini beans, but all I had was pinto. I realized last minute that… Continue reading

Football Avocado Deviled Eggs

I wanted to make some fun party food in honor of the Super Bowl. I got the idea for these from Cute Foods for Kids – they have 26 different football-shaped food ideas!… Continue reading

Kitchen Sink Smoothie

Smoothies are amazingly versatile. Skip the ice, add in protein, fat, and veggies, and they can be dinner!! Fruit will cover the taste of almost anything – especially bananas – so add in… Continue reading

Fried Tofu and Cabbage with Peanut Sauce

This recipe from Tall Grass Kitchen was simple and delicious: a protein, a vegetable, a grain, and a sauce. I kept all the basic elements the same, and just made the following changes:… Continue reading

Baked Eggs in Tomato or Ham Cups

A friend of mine had posted a picture on Instagram of what looked like an egg in a cupcake wrapper made out of ham – so beautiful and delicious looking! And then I… Continue reading

Broccoli Pesto

I’d heard you can make pesto out of pretty much anything, so I thought I’d try it with broccoli. I got the general idea for this recipe from Green Kitchen Stories and, sort… Continue reading