Vegetarian

Raspberry Kiwi Tart with Raw Nut Crust and Lemon Curd

When summer finally gets here and the temperatures rise, the last place you want to be is a hot kitchen. This dessert comes together so quickly and it tastes amazing. You can always skip the lemon curd and simply use whipped cream or coconut cream (if you want to this to be vegan). If you aren’t […]

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Gouda Cheese Sauce

We are officially in party season and I’m always thinking of new, fun appetizers to serve. This whole roasted cauliflower is a show-stopper and it’s so easy to make! If the cheese sauce is too rich for you, you can also serve this with a fresh basil pesto or chimichurri sauce (both can be found […]

Italian Chimichurri Marinated Mushrooms

Mushrooms – with my job I’ve noticed people either love them or hate them. I, however, have always been a huge fan. I like how they are so meaty and soak up any sauce you put on them. This salad is nice for summer gatherings because it is served at room temperature and gets better […]

Charred Lemon Hummus with Sumac

Hummus is often found on my menus. Whether I prepare it for a snack or as an appetizer for a dinner party, it’s always a delicious, comforting dish to share. I also love that it can be made so many ways – I often garnish it with toasted nuts, pesto or pomegranate seeds. This hummus […]

Roasted Carrots with Pistachio Pesto

Easter is right around the corner and I’ve been in full-on planning mode trying to figure out what to make my clients as well as my own family. This carrot recipe is definitely on the menu now! I recently bought these mini rainbow carrots at a local farmstand and there really is no comparison when […]

Olive Oil Toasts with Herbed Scrambled Eggs and Burrata

I’m always looking for fun ways to jazz up my brunch menus. You can make scrambled eggs so many ways, but I like to keep them relatively simple by adding a splash of cream (this makes all the difference) and fresh herbs. The olive oil toast in this recipe adds the perfect crisp bite to […]

Asparagus and Cherry Tomato Galette

Asparagus season is almost upon us! I love it prepared all kinds of ways – steamed, roasted, grilled, pickled – but it also pairs nicely with pie dough. This galette is super simple, but looks fancy, making it a great addition to your next brunch or lunch. Pair this with a simple green salad or […]

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Burgers

This recipe combines two of my favorite ingredients: sweet potato and chickpeas. They both work together so nicely in this burger recipe – the sweet potato provides sweetness and creaminess and the beans provide texture and protein. I enjoy mine topped with avocado and fresh citrus, but feel free to top them with any of […]

Chopped Romaine Salad with Pepperoncini Vinaigrette

Winter weather normally means lots of soups and stews, but sometimes I just crave a big, crisp salad. This salad has a wonderful blend of flavors and textures. I especially love the edamame and feta, which add the perfect blend of sweet and salty. If you are packing this salad for lunch, I suggest leaving […]

Cinnamon and Mixed Nut Granola with Yogurt and Berries

I recently had the most delicious granola on our cruise ship and I came back determined to try to make my own version. This granola has less oats and more nuts, which I love because it provides more protein and a wonderful toasty flavor. The plain yogurt provides an even more protein and the berries […]