Pumpkin Spice Latte

Are you a pumpkin spice latte fan? Better known as a PSL, this fall-inspired latte has become a coffee icon! While the coffee shop version tastes delicious, you can save calories AND $$ by making your own at home. My version has real pumpkin puree, your favorite brewed coffee, real maple syrup and vanilla extract,…

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Broccoli Mac and Cheese Cups

Who doesn’t love mac and cheese? We’ve taken classic mac and cheese and made it a bit healthier with a lighter cheese sauce and loads of broccoli (but equally delicious). We also baked them up in a muffin tin to make them into portion-sized cups, perfect for school lunches! You could easily use other vegetables…

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Global Food in Five: Tofu Sisig

I’m excited to share the next recipe in our Global Food in Five series: Tofu Sisig! This recipe has crispy tofu, lots of mushrooms, bell pepper and onion, plenty of chilies and a creamy, umami-rich sauce to bring it all together. I like to serve it over a bed of brown rice or quinoa to…

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Cinnamon Date Steel Cut Oats

Are you an oatmeal fan? I sure am. Especially in the fall and winter months when the weather becomes brisk and I want something cozy and satisfying to start the day. This oatmeal is extra special because it’s made with chopped dates, apples, cinnamon and vanilla so it’s extra delicious. The recipe calls for steel…

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Baked Chickpea Falafel

This falafel is a Middle Eastern-inspired recipe using chickpeas (instead of the traditional fava beans), and grinding them with herbs, lemon, aromatics (onion and garlic) and breadcrumbs, then forming them into balls and baking them until they’re light and golden. I serve them with a little drizzle of spicy aioli and they make for the…

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Peach Blueberry Smoothies

Nothing beats a cold, refreshing smoothie! I like to whip these up for breakfast on-the-go or for a quick snack if I haven’t consumed enough fruits or veggies for the day. They’re delicious, sweet and nutritious – what more could you ask for?! There are so many different variations of this smoothie. Here are my…

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Cherry Crumble Bars

I don’t know about you, but I’m really enjoying sweet cherries in this summer. They’re sweet, juicy and such a treat. Especially because they are only fresh for a short period of time each year. That’s why I made these amazing cherry crumble bars that feature sweet cherries, as well as a delightful lightly sweetened…

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Sweet Corn Hash

I like to make breakfast hash because 1. it’s delicious, 2. it can be uber nutritious, and 3. you can basically use up whatever leftover veggies you have in the fridge (or freezer) to make it. This version of breakfast hash contains cubed baby potatoes, sweet corn, handfuls of garden greens and garlic. It’s all…

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Chopped Greek Salad

When it’s this hot out, let’s face it. No one wants to turn their oven (or stove) on. I enjoy refreshing, cold, no-cook meals like this Chopped Greek Salad when it’s unbearably warm. This salad features crisp romaine lettuce, tender chickpeas, briny kalamata olives, juicy tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers and a smattering of the best creamy…

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Watermelon Lime Mocktails

I love summer mocktails. There is nothing more refreshing than blending up your favorite fruit with fresh herbs and citrus to sip on when it’s hotter than hot outside. That’s where this watermelon lime mocktail comes in. All it takes is cubed watermelon, lime juice and fresh mint and voila! A seriously delicious summer beverage.…

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