So what’s this big trend around Spaghetti Squash? This gorgeous yellow squash is available year-round in most grocery stores and can be considered both a summer or winter squash. By adding this vegetable to your table, you will easily get hooked on this delicious treat and the several health benefits it can bring to your body.
That moment you realize you may have waited a little too long shed that winter coat and jump into that new tiny bikini… this summer squash might just be a life saver! With only 42 calories and 10 carbs in a 1-cup serving of cooked spaghetti squash, this vegetable is a safe addition to any diet!
Ramen has come a very long way. From being shoved in the desks of every college dorm room to now being slurped in all of the foodiest cities, this Japanese comfort food is one trend that might just stay a while!
As I am sure most of you know by now, I love to make warm salads with roasted vegetables. I was inspired to make this particular salad because I really wanted to experiment with roasted endive. Endive is a member of the chicory family, which includes radicchio, escarole, frisee and curly endive. It has a crisp texture and a sweet, nutty flavor with a pleasantly mild bitterness. It’s delicious both raw and cooked. Read more
I am one to crave a big juicy burger from time to time, but really who isn’t! Below is a recipe that allows you to enjoy those same delicious flavors without the regret! The salmon and quinoa also provide a fantastic boost of protein and vitamins for a healthy heart.
Turkey burgers and black bean burgers are always some of my favorite choices when I go out to eat, but there is always a risk of them being too dry! This Salmon Quinoa Burger definitely does not fall into the same category. The fresh ingredients create a beautifully moist patty, that is heightened by the amazing vegetable toppings!
Give it a try!
The idea of making pizza dough might be intimidating or just plain time consuming to some. The recipe below is a one that doesn’t take any pre-planning or overnight rising of the dough. It’s an awesome recipe, that is perfect for the grill!
Pizza’s on the grill are also a fantastic idea to get kids involved in cooking or for any party. All you have to do is prep the ingredients and the cooking is up to the guests, no hostess stress involved! Making individual homemade pizzas was always a wonderful memory for me growing up. Read more
I have been making homemade hummus for years now and I will never go back to the pre packaged products! I get that it’s just easier to grab the container at the grocery store, but let me open your eyes to the advantages of making your own! Read more
Getting your wisdom teeth out is definitely no joke, especially for a foodie! I must say though, it made me think out of the box when it came it eating! Below are a few superfood smoothie recipes that are packed with flavor, but also protein and nutrients to prevent any crash through the day! Read more
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Avo is unbelievable. The talent running this restaurant puts me in awe. It’s incredible to see a menu that is entirely plant based, but tastes nothing like your typical vegetarian and vegan ingredients. Just to add to the use of creativity in the combination of flavors and textures, the restaurant is committed to heating nothing above 118 degrees. Read more
This is side dish is a wonderful pop of color to any table! Finding myself as a cook, I have discovered that I love the combination of flavors in Middle Easter cooking. Yotam Ottolenghi, a co-owner of four restaurants and co-author of several successful cookbooks, has quickly become an idol to me. His inspiration comes from his Mediterranean background and unapologetic obsession with ingredients. When I was in London, I was fortunate enough to be able feast at his restaurant Nopi. It was one of the most breathtaking dining experiences I have ever had!
I also highly recommend his cook books to anyone, but especially those who are vegetarians! His cookbook Plenty has hundreds of vegetarian recipes that bring a whole new light to vegetable and flavor combinations. Below is not a recipe from any of his cookbooks, but is a play on a lot of the flavors he loves to use. Check it out! Read more