Homemade Tortillas

This is a sure way to make your next taco night extra special! Adding homemade tortillas, either corn or flour (I’ve done both), adds that extra level of homemade flavor to your meal. This can be a time consuming activity, but if you have an extra hour or so, I’d recommend trying to make your…

Spicy Thai Broccoli and Bell Peppers with Sweet Potatoes and Rice

Hello again! As I make my way through the month of January, I have been reflecting, re-committing, and I’ve been cold! This spicy Thai-inspired dish is a sure way to stay warm and cozy – It’s packed with veggies and is incredibly filling and scrumptious. It’s a one-pot dish, so cleanup is a breeze, and…

Falafel with Tahini Drizzle

Updated: January 2022 As we are rolling into March and the days are finally getting longer and warmer, I’ve been re-evaluating and fine-tuning my daily routine. My personality is the type that has to plan, research, and think about things in depth before doing and committing to them, so needless to say it can take…

Homemade Pita Bread

Winter is heavy upon us, and if you’re looking for something scrumptious and filling, look no further! What could be more comforting than homemade bread? This pita bread recipe pairs great with homemade hummus, or you could stuff falafels inside with some toppings to make a pita sandwich! Although I’ve made homemade pita bread before,…

Linguine with Roasted Cauliflower and Pesto Sauce

Hello and happy January! In the season of new year’s resolutions, new habits, self-care, and personal growth, I am going to start posting more often. This means trying more new recipes, being creative, and doing lots of research. It also allows me to share my love for good (generally) healthy food that nourishes the body…

Veggie Tacos

Updated October 2021 Ingredients: 1 yellow onion, diced 3 bell peppers, cut lengthwise into strips 2 roma tomatoes, diced 12 oz frozen corn 12 oz baby bella mushroom, sliced 12 oz black beans (or whatever beans you prefer) olive oil ¼ cup cilantro, chopped  ¼ tsp paprika ¼ tsp cayenne pepper ¼ tsp cumin ¼…

Potato Gnocchi

As summer is ending and autumn is right around the corner, I’ve been starting to crave some heavier dishes. This gnocchi is incredibly delicious and easy to make. You can pair it with a variety of sauces, so it’s pretty versatile as well. Step 1: Boiling the Potatoes Step 2: Work the Dough Step 3:…

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

A super simple side dish, I pair it with everything! Ingredients 2 lbs baby potatoes, washed and halved 2 tbsp fresh rosemary, rough chopped 1/4 cup olive oil salt and pepper Directions Preheat oven to 425º and line a large sheet pan with parchment paper (for quick cleanup). In a large mixing bowl, toss together…

Haricots Verts and Tomato Salad with Dill

This is a super easy and quick side dish! It requires (practically) no cooking and can be served hot or cold. Ingredients 2 lbs haricots verts, trimmed 8 oz cherry tomatoes, halved 1/4 cup olive oil 1 lemon, juiced 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp salt…

Paccheri Pasta with Poblano Peppers and Yellow Squash

This recipe is very filling and a perfect dish for the beginning of autumn and end of summer. We will definitely be enjoying this one throughout the season! Note: If you’re someone who doesn’t like a lot of spice, skip the red chili flakes, but keep the poblano peppers. If you’ve never had them, they’re…