Everyday Mushroom Pho

While this is not authentic pho – my Vietnamese friend makes the absolute best homemade pho and this is not that (I wish!!) – what I can claim, is that this is a quick and easy, super tasty noodle soup that our whole family enjoys. With umami flavors, extra delicious toppings, and healthy ingredients, thisContinue reading “Everyday Mushroom Pho”

Easy Pesto Chicken and Farro Salad

With an over-abundance of mint and basil in my garden, I felt like pesto was in order. The freshly made pesto and nutty farrow are just so good with grilled chicken and roasted red peppers. This recipe was a huge hit with my family and came together quickly. Perfect for summer nights at home! ThisContinue reading “Easy Pesto Chicken and Farro Salad”

Grilled Salmon with Pineapple Salsa and Spinach Quinoa Salad

For those of you who have been following me on social media, you may know I recently returned from a week-long trip to Big Island, Hawaii. We had a blast and food was absolutely incredible. The fresh fruits, vegetables, local-caught fish and marriage of cultural dishes from both the South Pacific and Asia were soContinue reading “Grilled Salmon with Pineapple Salsa and Spinach Quinoa Salad”

Weeknight Noodle Bowl

Noodle bowls are some of our favorite dinners – they are fast, so flavorful, and can be packed with endless varieties of vegetables. This version is made with edamame for protein, steamed broccoli, and tahini to provide some creaminess. And by deconstructing, I have dinner for my kids as well! This recipe is vegan, gluten-free,Continue reading “Weeknight Noodle Bowl”

Jalapeño and Roasted Corn Cotija Cornbread

Dry cornbread is one of my least favorite things. When I have cornbread I want it moist, buttery, flavorful, and slightly sweet. In my version, you also get a little heat from the jalapeño, extra corn flavor from the roasted corn, and a touch a salty cheese all topped with a salted honey butter. ItContinue reading “Jalapeño and Roasted Corn Cotija Cornbread”

Asian-Inspired Pitas with Sweet and Spicy Yogurt Sauce

This recipe came together when I was craving pitas, but had a lot of ingredients that pair well with Asian flavors. And the result was incredibly delicious! The yogurt sauce is so addictive, my family drizzles extra on every bite. This one is quick for weeknights, extra healthy, and vegetarian/kid-friendly. Serves 4 | Vegetarian, glutenContinue reading “Asian-Inspired Pitas with Sweet and Spicy Yogurt Sauce”

Shiitake and Bok Choy Vegetable Rice Bowls

This bowl just has everything – veggie-packed with a salty, spicy umami sauce and a toasty coconut sesame cashew topping. It’s so quick but so, so delicious. It’s one of our favorites and with bok choy in season here in Boston, it couldn’t be any fresher. Add this to your lineup this week – youContinue reading “Shiitake and Bok Choy Vegetable Rice Bowls”

Vietnamese-style Spring Rolls

My introduction to spring rolls had been at various Asian-inspired restaurants as a starter course. But when our Vietnamese friends introduced us to making spring rolls at home for a main course, there was no going back. They are easy, healthy, delicious, and FUN to assemble, making this an interactive dinner to keep everyone smilingContinue reading “Vietnamese-style Spring Rolls”

Kale and Broccolini Pasta with Chickpeas

If you are looking for a quick and healthy weeknight pasta dish, this is it! This is a complete main course – packed with veggies, protein, and so delicious. And if you are unfamiliar with broccolini, it cooks and tastes very similar to broccoli! This is Vegetarian, kid-friendly, easily vegan adaptable by omitting the cheeseContinue reading “Kale and Broccolini Pasta with Chickpeas”