Japanese Style Pickled Cucumber & Carrot Salad + Chili Garlic Tofu

Japanese Style Pickled Cucumber & Carrot Salad + Chili Garlic Tofu

You know the cucumber salad you eat with your sushi?  I love it. I mean LOVE LOVE LOVE it. When I was in high school, I would come home from cross country practice, slice up an entire english cucumber, drizzle it in rice vinegar and 

Chickpea Miso Salad Dressing

Chickpea Miso Salad Dressing

I’ve really been craving Asian inspired dishes recently! Sushi, Fried Rice, Dumplings, Lo Mein, Garlic String Beans! I want it all–but not the sodium! I’ve been trying to recreate some of my fave dishes at home using healthier ingredients. One of my favorite things about 

Swiss Chard & Kale Salad

Swiss Chard & Kale Salad

Ingredients 1 bunch of lacinato kale, cut in ribbons 1 bunch of swiss chard (I used red chard), cut in ribbons 1/4 cup of sunflower seeds (roasted or raw) 1 apple, diced small for Salad Dressing Instructions click here: Dijon Vinaigrette Salad Dressing 1/4 cup 

Twist on the classic “Wedge Salad”

Twist on the classic “Wedge Salad”

I always think the wedge salad looks so delicious when I see people order it at a restaurant.  But, 1) It always has bacon, which I don’t eat. 2) I’m 7 months pregnant and Blue-Cheese is on the “no-no” list for foods to avoid when 

Kale Salad with (Tempeh) Bacon

Kale Salad with (Tempeh) Bacon

People always ask me how I get my protein since I am a vegetarian.  This salad has 30 grams of protein! This is a typical lunch for me.   Looks delicious right?  But are you asking yourself “What the heck is Tempeh?” Here’s a little 

Raw Corn + Arugula Salad

Raw Corn + Arugula Salad

This recipe is inspired by Whole Food’s Market “Corn and Arugula Salad” I love it so much I don’t mind paying $7.99 per pound. BUT. It’s so easy to make…let’s not get too lazy. Perfect salad on pizza night, or for a BBQ side dish, 

¡Fiesta Fiesta! Superfood Enslada

¡Fiesta Fiesta! Superfood Enslada

I’m studying for finals today–so I need brain food!! Plus, I needed a break from the books…so I stepped into the kitchen and concocted this pretty little mess. Ingredients: Rainbow Quinoa, cooked (I use this kind) Baby Spinach Mixed baby greens Cabbage, finely sliced Jicama, 

Zucchini Noodles + Arugula + Pesto

Zucchini Noodles + Arugula + Pesto

I woke up today majorly craving raw fruits and vegetables, after an over indulgent weekend. Inspired by some pesto I tasted at the farmers market last week, I decided to make my own and mix it with zucchini noodles. I made it two ways, with 

Creamy Avocado Pesto + Zucchini Noodles

Creamy Avocado Pesto + Zucchini Noodles

I’m sorry I’ve been slacking on posting my recipes for you guys! I’ve been swamped with Organic & Bio Chemistry homework and studying. I have a lot of new recipes to share. I have perfected my veggie ramen, I have a new favorite “classic ranch” 

Cali-Mex Kale Salad (2 ways) raw vegan + Sautéed with chicken

Cali-Mex Kale Salad (2 ways) raw vegan + Sautéed with chicken

This is a rendition of the Cali-Mex Quinoa I made the other day.  It uses all the same raw ingredients, but instead of serving it with quinoa you toss it with kale.  My Dijon Vinaigrette or a chipotle dressing would work nicely with this.  I was lazy