Homemade Salsa Two Ways: Salsa Verde Crudo and Salsa Roja

Homemade Salsa Two Ways: Salsa Verde Crudo and Salsa Roja

These easy homemade salsas are so much more delicious than the jarred variety! In this post I will show you how to make salsa verde crudo, which is a raw tomatillo-based salsa, as well as a salsa roja (red salsa) made with jarred fire roasted tomatoes and poblano and jalapeño peppers. I have been a [...]

Crispy Oven-Baked Teriyaki Wings

Crispy Oven-Baked Teriyaki Wings

Nothing beats a shatteringly crisp, juicy chicken wing! Usually crispy wings are achieved via frying, but this method of oven-baked wings results in perfectly crispy skin without drying out the meat. The secret? Corn starch! It absorbs moisture as the wings cook letting the skin crisp up and brown. I mean, check these babies out! [...]

Bold Teriyaki Sauce

Bold Teriyaki Sauce

This bold teriyaki sauce is so easy to make and so delicious! By using less sugar than your typical teriyaki sauce, the flavor of the ginger, garlic, and sesame oil really shine through. Adding just a bit of fish sauce, five spice, black pepper, and red pepper flakes give this sauce a lot of dimension [...]

Burger Bowl with Figs and Balsamic Onions

Burger Bowl with Figs and Balsamic Onions

A delightful mix of sweet and savory, this burger bowl with figs and balsamic onions has it all! Burger bowls take all the toppings from whatever burger combos your mind can create, in bowl form, minus the bun. Buns are DELICIOUS but I am a topping fanatic so burger bowls are the ideal way to [...]

Za’atar Roasted Eggplant over Quinoa and Chickpeas

Za’atar Roasted Eggplant over Quinoa and Chickpeas

If you're a fan of za'atar you will love this golden brown and crispy za'atar roasted eggplant! It is super simple to make, vegan, and packed with flavor. I love to serve it on top of a mix of quinoa and chickpeas seasoned with coriander and cumin and a simple tomato-cucumber salad. Some tahini sauce [...]

Lemony Kale Salad with Olives, Golden Raisins, Parmesan, and Sunflower Seeds

Lemony Kale Salad with Olives, Golden Raisins, Parmesan, and Sunflower Seeds

This kale salad is studded with Castelvetrano olives, golden raisins, parm and toasted sunflower seeds to make a side salad full of flavor or texture. Dressed with a super simple lemony dressing sweetened with just a touch of honey, it is as easy to make as it is delicious. Salads might seem simple or basic [...]