Blackened Pepper & Quinoa Taco Salad

This is a tasty, Southwestern taco salad with blackened peppers and quinoa. I love this for a healthy weeknight dinner or lunch. adapted from: The Love & Lemons Cookbook serves: 4 2 corn tortillas, sliced into thin strips (or you can use crushed tortilla chips) extra-virgin olive oil sea salt 4 Anaheim or bell peppers […]

Curried Cauliflower Fried Rice

Yet another culinary jewel from one of my favorite cookbooks, Love & Lemons. I think I have now made (and loved) every recipe in the ‘cauliflower’ section, and I have made this one twice. This one bowl meal has a pleasing explosion of flavors that I find myself craving often. I adore the flavors of coconut curry and I love that […]

Roasted Cauliflower & Red Pepper Soup

I’ve been on a cauliflower binge lately, and I’m enjoying the ride. I have had so many delicious dishes of cauliflower lately- at some of my favorite restaurants as well as at home. Charred with romesco sauce and golden raisins at Republic, grilled with almonds, pickled strawberries and tarragon at Rock City, and  roasted whole with a […]

Roasted Vegetable Paella

This paella is made more like risotto than paella and it doesn’t get that nice socarrat that paella does, but nevertheless, it is absolutely delicious. It IS from Ina Garten after all… Roasting vegetable just concentrates and enhances their flavor so much that each little veggie is like a burst of happiness in your mouth. They […]

Peanut Noodle Kale Bowls

I love an easy noodle recipe, and especially one that is tasty, pretty, and has sriracha in it. This noodle bowl is so versatile, you could really toss in any veggies you want. Julienned red bell peppers, baby bok choy, scallions, or thinly sliced carrots would be great substitutes or additions. I personally loved the […]