Mango Salsa

Everything you know and love about mango salsa, with a few surprising twists. But can I just say….Mangoes. Are. Amazing. They’re super high in antioxidants, cancer-fighting, help to lower cholesterol, great for digestive health, and keep the ‘ole noodle going strong. Eat mangoes. But more specifically, eat mangoes as salsa. Wine not? Not much to … Read More

Creamy Sweet Potato Dip

Alright, so you may go coo coo for cocoa puffs over this sweet potato dip… wait, wrong cereal. Silly rabbit. This dip is actually magically delicious, and of course, it is green in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Take a bite and you’ll agree this party staple is creamy, silky smooth, full of protein, and … Read More

Rainbow Spanish Rice

You needed an easy recipe to take to your Cinco de Mayo fiesta, right? Also, I know you need it to be extra colorful and muy, muy delicioso. Enter the stage, Rainbow Spanish Rice! My Mexican Roots Recently, I’ve been finding it sort of amazing that through all of these allergies, I have been able … Read More

Balsamic Seared Two Bean Salad

Another recipe perfect for the holidays….well, yes. The holidays that just passed. I like to pretend it’s still Christmas time, so play along. Just like most recipes so far, this Two Bean Salad is not only quick, it’s easy enough for beginners, too. You’ve got 3 main ingredients and a few spices that will all … Read More

Savory Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Did she just say savory sweet potatoes? But, sweet potatoes are…sweet. Yes, and that is the beautiful duality that makes this sweet potatoes recipe so terribly addicting. In less than an hour (most of which can be spent surfing the interwebs while they bake), you can eat an entire batch of sweet potatoes. Or, share … Read More

Mom’s Secret Recipe: 3 Bean Salad

This quite literally is about to become your favorite side dish of all time. To be perfectly honest, I have almost eaten entire batches of 3 Bean Salad in one sitting. It’s healthy and addicting, so watch out. Did I mention? 3 Bean Salad…. YUMM!! Thanksgiving week seemed like the perfect time to introduce this … Read More

Sun Dried Tomato Hummus

No more will you need store bought Sabra or Athenos hummus in your fridge. It’s time for some flavor-packed sun dried tomato hummus to make an appearance. But first… You need to know why garbanzo beans are such a prominent player in my recipe making. Garbanzo beans, or chickpeas, are probably the most versatile legume … Read More