BBQ “Walking Tacos” with Blanco Sauce

If you’ve ever been camping before, you’ll know how awesome Walking Tacos are. (Also known as Frito Pie, Frito Salad, and Taco-in-a-Bag.) So of course, I had to give this satisfying classic an even more delightful twist. Barbecue! And except for the Fritos themselves, this recipe is just as healthy as it is tasty. Let … Read More

Tangy South-of-the-Border Quinoa Bowl

Creamy avocado, tangy citrus juice, antioxidant-filled quinoa, protein-packed black beans, and a spicy serrano kick! A quinoa bowl ready in less than half an hour, what’s not to love? So the last few weeks I’ve been…well, let’s say a little less “smiles and rainbows” than usual. With a slew of new food allergies, financial struggles, … Read More

Strawberry Lime Poppy Seed Muffins

All the goodness of lemon poppy seed muffins, with a tangier, summer twist! Did I mention that they’re only 150 calories and 4 grams of sugar per muffin? No guilt for eating these, you stud muffin, you. Let’s have a little blast from the past: You guys, I won’t lie to you. Vegan baking is … Read More

Coconut Crusted Butternut Squash

Inspired by sesame crusted tofu, this vitamin-rich roasted butternut squash recipe has all the goodness of that dish, without the soy overload. A little bit of sweet, a little bit of spicy, and enough Vitamin A to last you two days! Best part is, there is no flour, no gluten, and no cholesterol, but there … Read More

Indian Spiced Roasted Cabbage Wedges

I know what you’re thinking….”Cabbage? I don’t know about this one, I’ve never liked cabbage….” Hey, I’ll level with you! I can’t say that I eat cabbage any other time. In fact, unless cabbage is in a dish that someone else makes, I won’t even bother buying it! Yet, here we are with this Indian … Read More

Sweet Potato Tostadas with Tangy Mango Sauce

I may be going off the boat just a tad when I throw this one out there, but instead of Taco Tuesday, I’m celebrating Tostada Tuesday with these sweet potato tostadas! You’ll be pleasantly surprised to try such a great twist on traditional savory tostadas. These sit on that perfect balance between tangy, sweet, salty, … Read More

Twice Baked Loaded Sweet Potato

This recipe has been a treasure for a long time now. In fact, I must have thought it was so good, I unknowingly created two different “loaded sweet potato” versions of it a few months apart. This mash-up (no pun intended) is the best of both! Crunchy toasted cashews, sweet onions, broccoli, and melt-in-your-mouth twice … Read More

Savory Spinach and Pepita Crepes

My taste buds are going crazy over these flavorful crepes. Strong enough to hold all the delicious fillings you can imagine, but thin and light like a great crepe should be. I decided to concoct savory sautéed spinach and garlic, hummus, and pepitas combination for the filling with a drizzle of sriracha sauce on top. … Read More

Tomato Bisque Soup

In the spirit of making the most of the cooler weather, this soup will make the perfect snuggle-up-in-a-warm-afghan-and-watch-Netflix companion. Who doesn’t love a savory tomato bisque soup? This week… I bet you were wondering if you’d see a new recipe this week…so was I. This week I’ve been so preoccupied with a brand new personal … Read More

Cilantro Pesto

If your recipes have been feeling a little bland lately, boy do I have a kicker for you! This quick and easy cilantro pesto is ready in a little over 5 minutes, and it compliments SO many other recipes. Tacos, rice bowls, pasta, stir fry dishes, and of course, as a delightful spread to thick, … 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