Month: March 2016

#avotoast

#avotoast

I have been crazy busy this week without much time to write and share recipes with you. But I didn’t want to leave you hungry. If you’re short on time in the kitchen, it doesn’t mean you have to order in. Rather, go back to […]

Asparagus & Mushroom Pizza

Asparagus & Mushroom Pizza

Sharing one last asparagus recipe this week…for now. After creating all these recipes I am newly obsessed with asparagus. And today we are ending asparagus week with a little decadence in the form of burrata. Have you had burrata before? It’s a ball of mozzarella […]

Spring Barley

Spring Barley

Keeping with the spring & asparagus theme this week, I am calling this recipe spring barley. It features two spring veggies: asparagus and english peas. Ready in just 20 minutes this dish is the perfect weeknight meal! Besides spring veggies, I am all about spring […]

Asparagus & Egg

Asparagus & Egg

Happy Spring for real today! Yesterday it snowed 5 inches in Boston! This week I am sharing recipes made with the quintessential spring veggie-asparagus! Today’s recipe is a quick 10 minute lunch or breakfast. I had something similar as a Tapas once and I liked […]

Featured Ingredient: Asparagus

Featured Ingredient: Asparagus

Happy Spring! Nothing says spring in the vegetable world quite like asparagus. Asparagus is often remembered for the putrid smell it causes in urine. But supposedly, only 25% of people actually smell asparagus pee. It takes a certain gene to allow you to detect the […]

Black Bean Mango Salad

Black Bean Mango Salad

I am all about interesting salads. I can’t remember the last time I had a typical garden salad. My favorite kind of salads include fruit but I have never had mango in a salad…until now. Mango and black beans don’t seem like a natural pairing, […]

Strawberry Mango Smoothie

Strawberry Mango Smoothie

When purchasing fruits and vegetable, did you know that frozen fruits and vegetables have the same nutrient profile. At the store make sure to buy fruits without any sugar added and vegetables without salt or sauces. Today I am using frozen mango to make a […]

Mango Guacamole

Mango Guacamole

Yes, I know the guac is extra. But is a burrito a burrito without guac? And if guac is extra, can you imagine how much mango guac would be? Today I am adding to your traditional taco Tuesday celebration by sharing mango guac served with […]

Featured Ingredient: Mango

Featured Ingredient: Mango

Did you know that mangoes are grown all year round?   To determine whether a mango is ripe, gently squeeze the skin, ripe mangoes should give slightly. If its very soft, the mango is overripe and the inside will be very stringy. To cut a […]

Salmon & Cauliflower Pureé

Salmon & Cauliflower Pureé

I love salmon. Salmon is my go-to protein and I would/do eat salmon over chicken any day. I just quickly search salmon on my blog andI am surprised that I haven’t shared any recipes with salmon yet. Although there are many ways to cook salmon, […]