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:…

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…

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…

Falafel

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 me some time…

Pizza Dough

This dough can be used not only for pizza, but for other breads like dinner rolls or garlic knots. For this recipe, I’ll cover how to mix, roll, and oven bake the dough to prepare for a pizza, to which you can add all of your favorite toppings! Ingredients: (makes two medium pizzas) 1 1/4…

Moroccan Tagine

This is one of our favorite recipes because of the bold spices and memories we have from Morocco. I have yet to invest in an actual tagine (the dome-shaped dish it’s named for), this dish can easily be made in a stock pot. Although I’ve already shared a tagine recipe, this one is a little…

Penne Pasta with Peas, Spinach, and Beurre Blanc

Although I tend to make really healthy food decisions, I never have been able to get away from pasta. Obviously, some pastas are better than others (homemade is my favorite when I have some extra time!), but on a busy weeknight, it’s incredibly easy to throw together and it always hits the spot! This week…