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 [...]

Roasted Asparagus with Capers and Anchovy

Roasted Asparagus with Capers and Anchovy

Asparagus can hold its own when paired with bold flavors just like the capers, anchovy, and garlic in this easy, punchy side dish. Salty capers and umami packed anchovies are a match made in heaven - just ask puttanesca sauce. Add in some savory garlic (which turns golden brown when roasted at high heat, mellowing [...]

Little Gem Lettuce, Pea, and Pickled Onion Salad with Lemon-Basil Avocado Dressing

Little Gem Lettuce, Pea, and Pickled Onion Salad with Lemon-Basil Avocado Dressing

Little gem lettuce means spring is here and it is here to stay y'all. This little gem lettuce salad looks and tastes like a big bowl of springtime sunshine and I'm obsessed! Peas are the easiest spring ingredient ever because you can just buy the frozen ones and steam them. Of course you could always [...]

Broccoli Greek Salad with Crispy Falafel Spiced Chickpeas

Broccoli Greek Salad with Crispy Falafel Spiced Chickpeas

I am a sucker for a classic greek salad, but sometimes you gotta switch things up a bit, know what I mean? Enter this delicious broccoli greek salad with crispy falafel spiced chickpeas. Think your good ole' classic greek plus thinly sliced broccoli florets which soften as they absorb and marinate in the herb-spiked vinaigrette. [...]

Farro with Roasted Beets, Sautéed Beet Greens, Balsamic, and Goat Cheese

Farro with Roasted Beets, Sautéed Beet Greens, Balsamic, and Goat Cheese

When you get a bunch of beets with some beautiful, fresh greens in tact you get two veggies in one! Don't throw em' away - use those beet greens to make this warm farro-based salad. This dish combines the earthy flavors of beets and their greens with chewy, nutty farro. A sweet balsamic reduction adds [...]

Mango Habanero and Avocado Salsa

Mango Habanero and Avocado Salsa

Life is a fiesta, and all fiestas need a good salsa (or two). Why not go tropical with this delicious mango habanero and avocado salsa? Made with cubes of sweet mango, creamy avocado, crisp bell pepper and red onion, and some chopped cilantro, this salsa is fruity, spicy, and bursting with flavor. Just add margs! [...]

Andouille Sausage, Broccoli Rabe, and Celery Skillet

Andouille Sausage, Broccoli Rabe, and Celery Skillet

A quick and easy dinner packed with veggies, protein, and plenty of spices, this andouille sausage, broccoli rabe, and celery skillet comes together in just 15 minutes! For me this is a light meal - it is low carb but very filling thanks to the fat, protein, and high fiber content. Make it two servings by [...]