Smoky Harissa Rapini with Black Bean Pasta

January 22, 2015
Black Bean Pasta Rapini with Harissa

This gluten free black bean pasta tossed with rapini and harissa is an earthy, spicy, bold flavored bowl of delicious! Sometimes I’m amazed at some of the foods I ate as a child. I love the horror on people’s face when I tell them I used to gnaw on pickled pigs feet when I was […]

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Avocado Cream

January 12, 2015
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Avocado Cream

Seasoned and roasted Brussels Sprouts tossed with a creamy avocado sauce — pure vegetable decadence! This recipe was my way to use up a few perfectly ripe avocados and give my Brussels sprouts an air of decadence. I think I succeeded. First I tossed the Brussels with some olive oil and the Zhoug spice blend […]

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Best of 2014: My Favorite Recipes

December 24, 2014
Best of 2014...a few of my favorite recipes from

For the past few years we have spent the week before Christmas someplace warm and sunny. It’s actually kind of cool to be in a tropical environment during the holidays. You get away from the cold, everyone is happy and there’s no fighting crazy traffic just to run into Target. The down side of doing […]

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Butternut Squash Noodles with Lentils & Pistachios

December 4, 2014
Lazy girls weeknight dinner...julienned butternut squash noodles tossed with easy cashew cream on a layer of lentils. Topped with chili-spiced pistachios. Dinner in less than 10 minutes.

A busy girl’s weeknight dinner: butternut squash noodles tossed with cashew cream sauce on a pile of steamed lentils and topped with chili-spiced pistachios. A delicious, gluten free and dairy free meal — on your table in minutes. This dish is as simple as you can get — while still looking like a rockstar in […]

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Edamame Spaghetti with Clam Sauce

November 22, 2014
Easy, low carb, gluten free twist on an Italian classic! Spaghetti with clam sauce

You’re going to love this easy, low carb, gluten free twist on an Italian favorite — edamame spaghetti with clam sauce!   Sometimes when I’m watching Norah reading to her stuffed animals, playing teacher, or just getting joy from a bike ride, I remember my own life at seven years old. It was pretty good […]

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Buddha Bowl with Creamy Sage Cashew Sauce

November 17, 2014
Buddha Bowl with cashew cream sauce

This Buddha Bowl of roasted vegetables, lentils, baby greens, and avocado topped with a creamy cashew sauce is pure joy. It’s also dairy free, gluten free and totally delicious. Namaste! Buddha bowls are a staple meal in my house. They never look or taste the same twice and they are craveable good. I’ve made them […]

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The Best Brussels Sprouts Recipe Roundup

November 11, 2014
Brussels sprouts recipe roundup on

 Enjoy this best-of-the-web roundup of delicious, healthy, everyday and holiday worthy of Brussels Sprouts recipes! I love Brussels Sprouts. If you like them too, consider yourself one of the few. I just read that Brussels are the most hated veggie in America. Really? I have decided that if you don’t like them, it’s because you […]

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5-Minute Thai Coconut Corn Curry

November 6, 2014
5 minute thai coconut curry

This delicious vegan, gluten-free Thai-inspired coconut corn curry will take you 5 minutes to make from blender to bowl! I received free samples of Libby’s new Vegetable Pouches mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Libby’s and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. […]

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