Category Archives: Recipes

Basic Celery Soup Recipe: Very Light Yet Creamy & Healthy

For me, celery tastes great mixed sparingly with other things, but I’ve never been a big fan of celery as the star of a dish. It’s just one of those things that never really jived with my palate. But as … Continue reading

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Roasted Purple Potatoes & Cauliflower

One of the easiest at home lunches: roasted cauliflower and purple potatoes. All you need are 1 small head of cauliflower, 3 or 4 potatoes, some herbs (I’m always partial to rosemary, thyme, and oregano), tiny dashes of black pepper … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Taco Salad

I know the official start of Fall is just a few days away, but I couldn’t help getting my last salad fix recently – in the form of a taco salad. You have no idea what a good time we … Continue reading

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Easy Breakfast (or Lunch): Avocado Toast

My occasional breakfast/lunch: Avocado toast. I’m sure there’s several ways to fancy pants this, but I like mine simple. This is healthy but it still feels decadent. Use 1 avocado for two pieces of bread, or 2 avocados for four. … Continue reading

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Simple Basil Tomato Zucchini Pasta Salad

As much I find Fall beautiful, I see photos of these summer meals and I don’t want summer to end. This is another very simple, light, and affordable pasta dish. And it actually tastes better the next day as leftovers … Continue reading

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Chickpea Burger with Turmeric, Curmin, & Honey – Featured on MindBodyGreen

Here’s my healthy chickpea burger recipe as seen on MindBodyGreen: A bean burger is a fantastic option when you’re trying to reduce your meat intake but still have those persistent burger cravings. In this fiber-rich chickpea burger recipe, I include … Continue reading

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The Reliable Kale

We go to the farmer’s market on Sunday, which means by Friday our vegetable and fruit supply is pretty sparse.  But there’s two hearty vegetables that I can always rely on at the end of the week – Swiss Chard … Continue reading

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Light Vegan Spinach Pesto – Featured on MindBodyGreen

Here’s the post I did today for MindBodyGreen: Light Vegan Spinach Pesto I love basil pesto, but basil’s one of those things that can be at the farmer’s market one week and gone the next. Spinach, on the other hand, … Continue reading

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Quick, Easy, Affordable & Fun Weeknight Meal: Basil Pita Pizza

There are just some days you don’t feel like chopping, sautéing, and stirring. Yesterday was one of those days for me. Luckily, I had all the ingredients I needed to put together a not too shabby meal without much fuss: … Continue reading

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Black Bean Tacos with Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

A delicious way to add protein and fiber to your dinner plate: black bean tacos! We had this for dinner the last two nights. The first day you have to put in a bit more effort since you have to … Continue reading

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