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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Banana Walnut Pancakes

I love pancakes and waffles. I know you’re supposed to have a favorite between the two, but I love them equally, and for different reasons. Pancakes are fluffy, soft, nostalgic and have that beautiful layer of browned goodness on the outside. While waffles have nooks and crannies to hold syrup and that trademark crunch on…

Read More

Whole Wheat Pesto Pasta

This whole wheat pesto pasta is probably one of my favorite things to cook. It requires a few simple ingredients that provide immense flavor. Lemon, basil, garlic, olive oil – you simply cannot go wrong. Plus, it’s easy to make, comes together quickly and is plant-based! If you’re looking to make it vegan, use nutritional…

Read More

Creamy Asparagus Soup

What better way to celebrate spring than with a big bowl of creamy asparagus soup? And what I love about this soup is it’s a much lighter take on the typical creamy asparagus soup, but it’s still full of asparagus flavor, still has a fabulous creamy texture and is basically springtime in a bowl! Here’s…

Read More

Curry Chickpea Salad Lettuce Cups

This curry chickpea salad is packed with flavor from the curry powder, lime juice, yogurt and cilantro. And when folded with crispy and spicy veggies and tucked into bright green lettuce cups, it’s healthy meal prep at it’s finest! While it’s absolutely delicious as-is, there are several ways to change things up and make it…

Read More