Vegetarian

Kale and Spinach Panzanella with Parmigiano

Greens are in-season right now, so it’s a great time to scoop some up at your local farmer’s market! I’m particularly fond of spinach and kale because they are so versatile and they have a pretty mild flavor, making them great for combining with zesty vinaigrettes like this one. The combination of the olive oil […]

Buffalo Cauliflower Rice Bowls

Veggie-based meals are some of my favorite because they are filling and full of health benefits. This buffalo cauliflower bowl is so delicious (especially if you enjoy spicy food like I do) and I love all the different flavors and textures. If you prefer to keep this vegan, simple leave off the dressing. 1. Preheat […]

Caprese Salad Stacks with Oven-Fried Green Tomatoes

Summer entertaining season is upon us, and it’s time to wow your crowd! I love when I can start include caprese salad on my menus because it’s simple, fresh and so pretty. I decided to do a spin on the classic caprese by using fried green tomatoes instead of regular and topping the mozzarella with […]

Sweet Potato, Asparagus and Spinach Crustless Quiche

I’m always trying to figure out some make-ahead breakfasts for us to enjoy throughout the week that incorporate veggies. Frittatas and quiches are the perfect option. This crustless quiche is fluffy like a typical quiche, without all the carbs and extra fat from the crust. I like to serve this topped with hot sauce or […]

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 […]