Recipes

Smoky Butternut Squash Tacos with Black Beans

These tacos are on fire. I’m not sure why I haven’t made butternut squash tacos sooner because they are absolutely amazing. First and foremost, we have butternut squash tossed with smoked paprika and roasted until they develop a beautiful crisp to them. Yes, the squash is the star of this taco but there’s more. Their…

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End of Summer Corn Chowder

Let’s talk chowder details, shall we? This chowder combines the magic of the end of summer with organic sweet corn and potatoes to create an unbelievably creamy (yet cream-less) soup that’s beautifully fresh and sweet. Despite its surprisingly simple ingredient list, the soup’s flavor is complex, and the hint of chives and parsley gives each…

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I’ve been waiting to share…

It’s been a big month, friends! Two things that I am so excited to share with you: I have a new website!  With free eBooks, easy to search recipes, a list of revised services PLUS you can now sign up for my cooking classes online which brings me to my next piece of news… I…

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Lentil, Green Bean & Potato Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

I love this potato salad. And I’m not ashamed at all to admit that I ate this. Standing up. With my camera still hanging around my neck. Here’s how this works, friends. First, you’re going to roast some baby potatoes until beautifully browned and crispy. While they’re in the oven, you blanch green beans, slice…

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Mexican Street Corn Salad with Smoky Cream Sauce

Mexican street corn meets salad in the best way possible. A great addition to your July 4th spread, this dish is inspired by Mexican street corn. If you’ve never had Mexican street corn, it’s basically grilled corn smothered in a blend of mayonnaise and/or sour cream, chili powder, and cotija cheese, and served with fresh…

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Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Cream

I’ve been cravings these tacos like no other. THIS combo of mild buffalo sauce + cauliflower topped with fresh, crisp cabbage and cooling avocado cilantro cream has got to be the best taco creation I’ve made to date. These are surprisingly super easy and come together in just under a half-hour. The cauliflower is hearty…

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Fat Blasting Watermelon Juice!

Fat Blasting Watermelon Juice is hands-down my new favorite beverage. It’s light, refreshing and the perfect balance of sweet. If you aren’t familiar with watermelon juice, it’s awesome. In addition to being my favorite shade of pink, it’s full of antioxidants, vitamin B, potassium and lycopene which reduces inflammation and will give your body a…

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Mexican Cauliflower Rice with Avocado

This dish is a serious treat for your taste buds. First, let’s discuss the wonders of cauliflower “rice.” If you’re not familiar, breathe. It’s just cauliflower florets that are pulsed in your food processor until they become rice-shape pieces and then sautéed until tender. It’s been all the rage since it exploded on the paleo scene…

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Broccoli Salad with Sunflower Seeds & Avocado

Fresh and tangy with an amazing crunch. This lightened up Broccoli Salad is straight-up delightful and is the perfect answer to that “what should I bring?” question that comes up for cookouts and parties all summer long. I know it’s not quite summer yet (okay we’re in the throes of a FREEZING spring?), but I’m…

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Creamy White Bean Dip with Rosemary & Almonds

If you like hummus even half as much as I do, you’re definitely going to lose it over this dip. It’s like a buttery smooth hummus, but lighter, and kicked up with the distinctive flavor of fresh rosemary and the nutty crunch of toasted almonds. Although I could just eat the stuff with a spoon…

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