Dinner or larger meal

Fettuccini with Kale, Caramelized Onions & Goat Cheese

The perfect meal for stress-free entertaining. Everyone knows that pasta and goat cheese are a fabulous duo and they certainly don’t disappoint in this recipe which by the way, requires only a few other ingredients. If you didn’t already know, it’s kale season and in this recipe, Tuscan kale adds beautiful color and texture. Caramelized…

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Lemon Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I could eat this whole pan. So what’s my secret to making these Brussels sprouts so good? There are three. First, these babies are roasted. Roasted veggies are the best kind, right? Second, the Lemon Garlic Honey Dijon sauce. Once the sauce-coated Brussels hit the hot oven, magic happens. And third, the balsamic glaze. And…

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Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Potato & Quinoa Salad

I’m prepping for Thanksgiving. In part because I love food, but primarily because any holiday that doesn’t require trips to the mall, costumes and/or hours spent on Amazon, is all right by me. Therefore, during the upcoming weeks I plan to experiment with recipes in order to fine-tune a menu worthy of being devoted to…

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Pumpkin Chipotle Chili

A full-on flavored meal. I’m pleased to report that this chili is a weeknight wonder. In addition to being incredibly filling and delicious, Pumpkin Chipotle Chili is a simple one-pot meal. After chopping onions & peppers, you just throw everything in a pot on the stove and let it works its magic. You could also…

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Roasted Butternut Squash Pesto Pasta

It’s October. By this time, I have typically made stews or a soups, whipped up at least a batch or two of apple baked goods. But this year, it’s been very slow because the weather lately has been summer like (no complaints here). I feel as though this is the perfect transitional dish to close…

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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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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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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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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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Creamy Roasted Red Pepper & Goat Cheese Sauce

This sauce is my current go-to. Sometimes you’re craving a red sauce that’s different from your typical tomato sauce. That’s where this sauce steps in to save the day. It is comprised of tangy goat cheese paired with sweet smokey roasted red peppers and when these two little things get blended and cooked together, serious…

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