Ginger Balsamic Soy Glazed Brussels Sprouts and Tofu

Ginger Balsamic Soy Glazed Brussels Sprouts and Tofu

Brussels sprouts are up there as one of my favorite veggies. Well, along with most of the other cruciferous vegetables. My favorite way to eat them is roasted until the outer leaves get nice and crispy and the middle gets tender. Or pan-fried so they…

Simple Sautéed Beet Greens

Simple Sautéed Beet Greens

Beets are delicious – I don’t care what anyone else says! Do you know what else is delicious? Those stems and greens coming out of the top of those beets (yes, they are completely edible)! I mean, look at them! Beet greens are pretty mild…

Spicy Chai Spiced Snickerdoodles

Spicy Chai Spiced Snickerdoodles

Thank you for your patience as there is about a month in between posts! But now as a thank you for sticking with me, I present to you the recipe for my all-time favorite snickerdoodle. The traditional cinnamon-sugar mixture has been amped up with chai…

One-Pot Lentils with Brown Rice, Squash, Chard, and Caramelized Onions

One-Pot Lentils with Brown Rice, Squash, Chard, and Caramelized Onions

It was one of those nights where I had no clue what to make for dinner. But it was getting late and we were getting hungry. Ok, well let me start by thinly slicing and caramelizing an onion. And while that was going, I kept…

Vegan Cassoulet-Inspired Baked Beans with Garlicky Breadcrumbs

Vegan Cassoulet-Inspired Baked Beans with Garlicky Breadcrumbs

It’s still warm and sunny over here, but cooler weather favorites are calling to me – like these beans. A cassoulet is a traditional French comfort dish that is slowly cooked with lots of pork and fat. I wouldn’t call my version a cassoulet because…

Zesty Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Zesty Grilled Pineapple Salsa

I’m sneaking in one more summer favorite as fall is (supposedly) rolling in – grilled pineapple salsa. Everything that is cooked is done so on the grill. And it can be changed up depending on what you have in your refrigerator or to your tastes.…

Corn and Scallion Sheet Pan Pizza

Corn and Scallion Sheet Pan Pizza

Corn and scallions make a delicious combination. On a pizza? Why not! Really, what doesn’t go on a pizza? This family-size sheet pan recipe makes use of one recipe of pizza dough (or a little less if you want to roll the dough out thinner…

Roasted Red Pepper Yogurt Sauce

Roasted Red Pepper Yogurt Sauce

It seems like most of the recipes that I post that utilize red peppers are sauces or dips, such as roasted red pepper sauce (which is basically the vegan version of this one) and muhammara. There is just something about the natural sweetness of roasted…

Whole Grain Toast with Ricotta, Nectarine, and Thyme

Whole Grain Toast with Ricotta, Nectarine, and Thyme

Did you know that fruit and herbs pair very nicely together? In this case, nectarines pair with thyme for this satisfying breakfast (or snack). And this has been my breakfast almost every day this week. I had surgery on my foot so I’ve needed to…

Lemon Garlic Cauliflower and Chard

Lemon Garlic Cauliflower and Chard

Cauliflower and chard. Both are commonly found in my refrigerator and I’m always looking for new ways to use the two ingredients, either separately or together. But adding lemon and garlic is my default for many recipes, including this delicious, easy, healthy side dish. And…