Soup or Salad

Cheesy Sweet Potato Soup

Cheesy Sweet Potato Soup

Full confession – this cheesy sweet potato soup recipe is a result of me cleaning out my fridge. I love cooking like that, using things I have on hand already, and this soup was the happy by-product of a hodge-podge of ingredients I had hanging […]

Kale and Sweet Potato Lentils

Kale and Sweet Potato Lentils

You may have heard over on Instagram that I have given up meat and alcohol for the month of February, and I’m also trying to consume less dairy (i.e. cheese!). This is what I do when I want to eat better, I make restrictions for […]

Build a Better Salad

Build a Better Salad

Does seeing the word salad in the title of this post feel like a let down? I hope not, because I love a really good salad. Sure, there are some sad, sad salads out there (SMH), but like everything in life, we can’t let the […]

Shrimp Tortilla Soup

Shrimp Tortilla Soup

I love soup, especially when I am trying to eat healthfully. My favorite way to make wholesome soup is to pack it with tons of veggies, fresh and dried herbs and spices, and then puree everything into a thick and satisfying bowl of warm, cozy […]

Butternut Squash and Arugula Salad

Butternut Squash and Arugula Salad

Friends! I love this recipe so much. If recipes were employees, I’d proclaim this dish “Employee of the Month – December 2017”. Whether I was cooking for healthy clients, or just trying to offer something wholesome on a holiday table, this simple side dish has […]

Southwestern Quinoa-Rice Bowl with a Six-Minute Egg

Southwestern Quinoa-Rice Bowl with a Six-Minute Egg

Quinoa bowls are all the rage. Any grain bowl, really.  Sure, “bowls” are borderline too trendy, but I can’t really hate on this trend because they basically sum up exactly how I like to eat all in one dish. Boil a big batch of whatever […]

Creamy Chicken Soup with Dumplings

Creamy Chicken Soup with Dumplings

What can I say? Creamy chicken soup is good all on it’s own, but adding doughy pillows of stock-simmered dumplings, well that just takes it to an entirely new level. Cream-based soups have always been my favorite. I have very clear memories as a young […]

Vegan Creamy Potato Soup

Vegan Creamy Potato Soup

Creamy Potato Soup was probably a great eye-catching headline for this recipe post because pretty much everyone loves cream of potato soup, right? But why vegan, you ask? Well, ‘cuz, I really like making healthy alternatives to some of my favorite foods and this recipe […]

Creamy Kale Caesar with Chickpea Croutons

Creamy Kale Caesar with Chickpea Croutons

On a recent trip to San Francisco, my aunt and uncle and I were enjoying some beers on a sunny patio one afternoon when we decided to order food. Both my uncle and I decided on a small Caesar salad, something simple but reliable to […]

Butternut Squash Soup with Apple Cider Cream

Butternut Squash Soup with Apple Cider Cream

Eeek! My first recipe post. Are you as I excited as I am?!? Here it goes…. So, first I have to admit that my favorite season is not fall. GASP! I know, I know, many of you are seriously disappointed in me already, but it […]