Greek Orzo Salad

Greek Orzo Salad

I have brought this salad to every potluck & barbecue we’ve been invited to all summer! It’s a huge hit! The recipe I share is the ‘bare bones’ but for extra protein: add chickpeas and/or rotisserie chicken. For extra veggies: I love it tossed with 

Cilantro Lime Red Rice

Cilantro Lime Red Rice

I absolutely love this rice. It’s 100% whole grain which means it retains all of its wholesome bran layer, where the grains nutrients are stored. The addition of 3 simple ingredients: cilantro, lime and garlic take this organic red rice to a level of pure 

Meal Prep: Taco Tofu + Salsa Chicken

Meal Prep: Taco Tofu + Salsa Chicken

Happy New Year! Started off 2019 by making dinner for the next 3 nights! It came out so delicious, I wanted to share. As you may know, I have been a vegetarian for 20+ years, my husband is not.  I eat high vegan. But I 

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 

Grilled Gypsy Peppers

Grilled Gypsy Peppers

Labor Day means I can look forward to Hatch chile peppers being on sale at Whole Foods and receiving “Gypsy Peppers” in my Farm Fresh to You delivery. It means summer is coming to an end and fall is near. Like other peppers–I normally just throw 

Rosemary Roasted Spiralized Spuds

Rosemary Roasted Spiralized Spuds

This is such a simple side dish (or snacky snack).  I roast potatoes about 1x a week, it’s just too easy and delish. I mix it up by the way I cut the potatoes: spiralizing, mandolining, cutting in circles, cutting like steak fries….whatever I feel 

Herb Roasted Parsnips & Carrots

Herb Roasted Parsnips & Carrots

This dish was my Thanksgiving contribution.  Everyone from my 1 year old cousin to my 90 year old grandfather LOVED this dish.  It will be playing on repeat all winter in our house. So simple. So Yum. Parsnips: contain a wide variety of vitamins, minerals & 

Pasta Night! Summer Vegetable Fusilli

Pasta Night! Summer Vegetable Fusilli

  Sometimes you just need a good ol’ pasta night! I don’t know how Paleo’s do without it! (I’m certain they eat it when we’re not looking). Loving this gluten free fusilli from Trader Joe’s! Seriously, couldn’t even taste that it’s gluten free.  Even though 

Oven Roasted Zucchini sticks + Tomato Sauce

Oven Roasted Zucchini sticks + Tomato Sauce

  This is a very easy + healthy side dish.  It can be made vegan by omitting the parmesan cheese. Serves 1 or 2 depending on how hungry you are.  I ate this all by myself! Ingredients: 2 zucchini, cut into sticks 1/2 cup of 

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