Parsnip and Carrot Fries

Ok, it’s official – parsnip fries are delicious! I renounce the need for potatoes in my cooking hence forth!! (see My Favorite Substitutions) This recipe came from Weekly Greens. All it is is:… Continue reading

Kale, Sun Dried Tomato, and Swiss Frittata

I had friends coming over for brunch and wanted to make something a little more exciting than omelets – although I had all the ingredients: Eggs Kale Sun dried tomatoes Mushrooms Swiss cheese… Continue reading

Pumpkin Lasagna

This recipe from Food Mayhem definitely seemed a little weird at first because of the combination of ingredients: Fresh MOZZARELLA Ricotta Butter GARLIC Pumpkin Brown SUGAR Maple syrup CINNAMON Nutmeg Salt PEPPER Lasagna… Continue reading

Mixed Rice with Black Beans and Broccoli

This was one of those “I have broccoli and black beans – what can I do with them?” I found a recipe from Finding Joy in my Kitchen that gave me the blueprint… Continue reading

Coconut Vegetables over Rice

This was the first thing I made in my new kitchen!! I got the basic outline of this dish from Apple Pie, Pastis & Pâté but I didn’t use shrimp paste or ginger… Continue reading

Sun-dried Tomato Sauce with Tahini

I’m moving this weekend (my own kitchen!!!) and so didn’t want to buy anything new, and honestly I was feeling lazy and wanted to make something quick and easy. In my fridge/cupboard I… Continue reading

Green Beans with Pine Nuts and Grapefruit Zest

This came about because I’d bought green beans, and I had parsley and pine nuts in my fridge from yesterday’s eggplant dip. I searched on epicurious for a recipe that would work and… Continue reading

Roasted Eggplant Dip with Sun Dried Tomatoes

I feel a little bad about this one because I didn’t tell anyone I was making it, and I ate it ALL before anyone could even get a taste. It may have been… Continue reading

Tri-color Bites

These bites were inspired by yesterday’s sandwich fiasco – because red pepper, hummus, sautéed kale, and avocado do go well together! I took little bits of each, stuck them to Mary’s Gone Crackers… Continue reading

Pregnancy Sandwich

I’m all for new taste combinations, especially when you’re like, ‘Who knew those would work so well together!’ Well, this is a combination I certainly never would have put together: coconut oil, hummus,… Continue reading