Blackened Vegetable Salad with Lemon Dijon Dressing

This is just something I threw together the other night, and I’m so happy with the way it turned out! Like most of my recipes, you can add or swap veggies depending on your taste. Ingredients: olive oil vegan butter romaine lettuce, sliced down the center half bunch asparagus, cut in half half radicchio, sliced…

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…

Shaved Brussels Sprout Slaw

This is a great side dish, or you can load up your bowl for a super healthy main dish! Ingredients 2 lb brussels sprouts 1 cup cherry tomatoes 1/2 red onion 12 oz frozen corn, thawed 8 oz black olives 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 2 tbsp dijon mustard 1 tbsp…

Mediterranean Bowl

This is a great weeknight recipe! It’s pretty easy to toss together and very healthy and tasty as well. Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower 2-4 sweet potatoes, depending on size 2 cups cooked chickpeas 1 red onion 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 lemon, juiced 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup 2 tsp salt 1 tsp…

Chana Saag (Chickpea and Spinach)

This is an incredibly flavorful dish that’s pretty easy to make, for anyone who has no experience cooking Indian food. There are a couple of special spices, but most of the ingredients you probably already are familiar with and may have in your pantry already. Note: This recipe is spicy! I would say this is…

Black Bean Burgers with Herby-Mayo

This is one to surely knock your socks off! This rich burger will not let you go hungry, while the bright herby-mayo lightens the dish up entirely. I serve this burger with homemade fries and all the toppings. Ingredients 2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup filtered water 1…