Jalapeño + Cheese Egg Muffins

Jalapeño + Cheese Egg Muffins

I’ve made so many egg casseroles in my life. Some gluten free, dairy free, some loaded with veggies, some with egg whites.  But, I always come back to this recipe. These eggs are so fluffy, it’s almost as if you are eating a soufflé–but none 

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 

Coconut Bacon

Coconut Bacon

There are many plant based bacon alternatives out there.  Some of my favorites are tempeh bacon, mushroom bacon, and this easy to make coconut bacon! You can find all the ingredients at your local Trader Joe’s. I use this in salad, on avocado toast, in 

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 

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 &