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 [...]

Truffled Mushroom Toast with Lemon Zest and Chives

Truffled Mushroom Toast with Lemon Zest and Chives

Golden brown mushrooms are infused with black truffle oil and lemon juice and zest before being piled onto garlic rubbed toast and topped with fresh chives and shredded Grana Padano cheese in this tasty toast. The umami level is off the chain! But all the richness is balanced with bright and acidic lemon juice, pops [...]

Refried Bean and Egg Tostadas with Chunky Tomato-Avocado Salsa

Refried Bean and Egg Tostadas with Chunky Tomato-Avocado Salsa

A crispy, freshly fried tortilla is topped with creamy 'refried' beans, a runny egg, pickled onions and a chunky tomato-avocado salsa in these best ever breakfast tostadas. This take on refried beans uses bone broth to simmer the beans down until they burst, forming the smooth texture we all know and love about some good [...]

Goat Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Goat Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Do you like spinach and artichoke dip? In other words, are you human? These portobellos are stuffed with a lighter but just as decadent spinach and artichoke dip inspired filling using goat cheese instead of cream cheese. I find goat cheese to be less heavy but also more flavorful than cream cheese - it gives [...]

Hidden Liver Kofta with Tahini Sauce and Sumac Tomato-Cucumber Salad

Hidden Liver Kofta with Tahini Sauce and Sumac Tomato-Cucumber Salad

These delicious beef kofta are packed with onion, parsley, garlic, and dried spices making for an ultra flavorful base perfect for hiding a secret super healthy ingredient: liver! Add a classic tahini sauce and a sumac spiked tomato-cucumber salad and you have a delicious meal that is filling but light, herbaceous and fresh, and full [...]

Rainbow Bowl with Green Tahini Sauce

Rainbow Bowl with Green Tahini Sauce

Made with a quinoa base, all the colorful veg, and a parsley-lemon green tahini sauce, this rainbow bowl is an explosion of freshness, texture, and flavor. This is the kind of bowl you can eat for any meal of the day! It is modeled after the rainbow bowl from Bluestone Lane Cafes, which happens to [...]