Roasted Eggplant and Bell Pepper Arugula Salad with Ramp Vinaigrette

Roasted Eggplant and Bell Pepper Arugula Salad with Ramp Vinaigrette

Ramps! Every year I cannot wait to get my hands on em'. They work AMAZINGLY as the star of the vinaigrette in this salad featuring arugula, roasted red bell pepper, crispy roasted eggplant, and torn fresh mozzarella cheese. The ramp vinaigrette was the starting point and the salad was built around it - it is [...]

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 [...]

Crispy Salmon with Garlicky Preserved Lemon Yogurt

Crispy Salmon with Garlicky Preserved Lemon Yogurt

I am one of those people who only makes the same meal twice or maybe three times a year. What can I say? I love variety! BUT I find myself craving this crispy salmon with garlicky preserved lemon yogurt on a weekly basis. Today I am finally sharing the recipe! I see a lot of [...]

Bacon and Egg Breakfast Salad with Sumac Vinaigrette

Bacon and Egg Breakfast Salad with Sumac Vinaigrette

Breakfast salads are one of the most satisfying ways to start the day IMO. Packed with protein, fat, and veggies, I feel fuller for longer with less cravings than I feel when I start the day with lots-o-carbs. These benefits aside, this bacon and egg breakfast salad with sumac vinaigrette is freaking delicious!  Bacon and [...]

Portobello Fajitas with Habanero Avocado Crema

Portobello Fajitas with Habanero Avocado Crema

Being from Arizona, southwest flavors are always close to my heart and on my mind. These portobello fajitas with habanero avocado crema are a vegan version of a southwest classic... and honestly with the meaty goodness that portobello mushrooms provide who even needs meat?! With a super fast sear in a blazing hot pan, the [...]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Butternut Squash, and Shallots with Spicy Yogurt Sauce

Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Butternut Squash, and Shallots with Spicy Yogurt Sauce

Looking for an easy winter side? These roasted brussels sprouts, butternut squash, and shallots with spicy yogurt sauce is here for you.  The hardest thing about this dish is peeling and cubing the butternut squash - which is optional. Get the pre-cut stuff if you feel so inclined! All the veg are roasted on a [...]

Mushroom Bahn Mi Bowls with Vegan Sriracha Mayo

Mushroom Bahn Mi Bowls with Vegan Sriracha Mayo

These vegan-ified Bahn Mi bowls served with a sriracha 'mayo' are a perfect meal to prep for a week of healthy lunches! Each component can be made in advance and then packed together the day of or the night before for a crave-able lunch that left me reaching for every last grain of rice. Mushrooms [...]