Grapefruit Sage Quinoa Bowls with Roasted Hazelnuts

This bowl is packed with flavor and healthy ingredients. The grapefruit gives a sweet, citrusy tang that’s mellowed by honey, chili and sage and pairs wonderfully with quinoa, dates, celery and hazelnuts. It’s a combination that packs a punch in the best of ways. You can sub chickpeas or chicken in this dish and bothContinue reading “Grapefruit Sage Quinoa Bowls with Roasted Hazelnuts”

Napa Peanut Slaw

This slaw is the perfect side to your summer main. It is crunchy and peanut-y and lemony with a delicious subtle heat. We served ours with salmon, rice and sautéed green tonight and I fished up the leftovers for lunches all week. And with it done in less than 15 minutes, it’s an easy recipeContinue reading “Napa Peanut Slaw”

Grilled vegetables with cumin-spiced dressing

I love serving this as a side dish to samosas or adding chickpeas to make it a protein-packed main dish. It’s subtly sweet, a bit smoky, and deliciously spiced with freshly ground cumin and coriander seeds. If you haven’t tried grinding spices before, I hope this will convince you to give it a shot. It’sContinue reading “Grilled vegetables with cumin-spiced dressing”

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”

White Bean and Mushroom Polenta with Crispy Asparagus

It doesn’t have to take long to make delicious food and this dish is just that! This fast recipe comes together in under 30 minutes and pairs seasonal crispy asparagus with creamy polenta, protein-packed white beans, spicy kale and baby bella mushrooms for a gorgeous plate of seasonal comfort food. Asparagus is in season andContinue reading “White Bean and Mushroom Polenta with Crispy Asparagus”

Black Bean Tacos

I pulled out a household favorite for cinco de Mayo today – our quick and easy black bean tacos! Perfect for weeknights and packed with flavor, this one will be a sure winner at the table. Done in under 30 minutes this recipe is gluten free, vegetarian and vegan adaptable! Serves 4 | vegetarian, gluten-free,Continue reading “Black Bean Tacos”

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”

Vegetable “Enchilitas”

Created from my love of both fajitas and enchiladas, this is the ultimate “enchilita!” Grilling the vegetables gives you this delicious smoky filling that you wrap in a tortilla and cover with salsa, cheese and ALL the toppings. What could be better?! What I LOVE about this recipe is that is requires 30 minutes ofContinue reading “Vegetable “Enchilitas””

Sundried tomato arugula pizza

We love making homemade pizzas – so easy and endless flavor options. And since my kids enjoy it, it makes it family favorite on heavy rotation! I usually buy pre-made dough from Whole Foods, but also love Kate and Cookie’s quick no-rise crust (https://cookieandkate.com/easy-whole-wheat-pizza-dough/). This version is one of our all-time favorites. The secret? SlicedContinue reading “Sundried tomato arugula pizza”