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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Browned Butter Mashed Carrots with Cinnamon and Nutmeg

Browned Butter Mashed Carrots with Cinnamon and Nutmeg

In an effort to use up a bunch of carrots I had on hand, I discovered the greatness that is this browned butter mashed carrots with cinnamon and nutmeg. OMG the natural sweetness and flavor of the carrots goes so well with browned butter. It is like going to toasty-nutty-carrot heaven - not sweet enough [...]