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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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! [...]

Baba Ghanoush with Za’atar and Smoked Paprika Oil

Baba Ghanoush with Za’atar and Smoked Paprika Oil

Baba ghanoush is simple to make with a combination of eggplant, tahini, lemon juice, garlic and salt. My version is topped with a killer za'atar and paprika oil that you can make while the eggplant is cooking. Traditionally, baba ghanoush is made by charing eggplants over a woodburining fire. This method provides the deep smokey [...]

Roasted Garlic and Asiago Mashed Cauliflower

Roasted Garlic and Asiago Mashed Cauliflower

For recently starting this blog, I was worried that adding another mash recipe was a bit much, but I just had to share this delicious roasted garlic and asiago mashed cauliflower! You see although it might have a white and rather boring appearance, this cauliflower mash is packing major flavor. First there is the roasted [...]