Curry Lemon Roasted Cauliflower

Cauliflower is the oft overlooked cousin of vibrant broccoli. It’s pale appearance and inoffensive blandness have spent too long cowering the shadows of your plate in its quiet, limply translucent boiled form. BEHOLD! A transformation awaits! With the help of some olive oil, a touch of spice, a spritz of citrus, and now add the…

Simply Sauteed Frenched Green Beans

One of the key things my mom has taught me about cooking is the importance of prepping ingredients before you get to cooking. She and I are very different personalities. I am all rush, go, fast, next! She is deliberate, patient, measured. You see the difference in the way we cut and prep. I’m constantly…

Breakfast Egg Muffins

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but sometimes it’s tough to make time. This recipe makes it easier to me to get a quick protein hit to start off my day on the right foot. When I first read about these recipes, I thought they’d be dry and not very tasty, but…

Kale Super Salad with Crunchy Onions

  Yesterday I saw this great article on the top 10 kale salads in Dallas. The pictures were so mouthwatering, that I decided I had to make a kale salad for dinner. If you haven’t heard the buzz about kale, it’s one of the most nutrient-dense foods, has detoxifying and age-defying properties, and even has…

Greek Watermelon Salad

My friend Irma is Indonesian and her husband Anthony is Greek. She is an amazing cook and dynamic character full of good stories and good food.   I went to her house a few weeks back to learn how to make Greek food through Athena Hour – a women’s networking event I started this year…

Israeli Couscous, Kale & Butternut Squash Salad

My college roommate recently started a blog called “Life By Appointment” with her friend to share their ideas on food, fashion, and fun DIYs in between their busy schedules as doctors. They recently posted a gorgeous looking salad that I had to try, and it turned out fantastically! I had trouble finding farro at the…

Mushroom Garlic Kale Soup

A good collection of vegetarian-friendly recipes is always a great thing to have on hand. You can check out the ones I’ve been saving on Pinterest. As a host, I think it’s important to make sure your guests feel welcomed, and, to me, that means taking into consideration what people can/cannot eat when planning out…

Sesame Garlic Spaghetti Squash “Noodles”

If you haven’t tried out spaghetti squash yet, RUN now and go get you one for dinner tonight! These sunshiney, happy yellow squash are an excellent food to quell your noodley carby cravings while packing an excellent nutrition punch (fiber, manganese (good for your brain & bones & bootayyyy)) AND being very easy to prepare….

Barbie Beet Hummus

Hello, Hot Pink Barbie Hummus! This dish is too girly for words, and despite the super fluorescent color, is an all natural,  gluten-free, low-fat, tasty snack! I was originally inspired by this post on Smitten Kitchen because of the beautiful purple color the photos promised. But when I went to make the recipe, I realized my beets…