Month: October 2016

Warm Delicata Squash & Mushroom Miso Tahini Salad

Warm Delicata Squash & Mushroom Miso Tahini Salad

Miso and Tahini are great on their own, but when you mix them together, something magical happens. It’s got to be the salty sweet combination that has us instantly craving more. So when it covered a bed of arugula and veggies its fine to have […]

Creamy Kale & Spinach Squash Tacos

Creamy Kale & Spinach Squash Tacos

In Washington, DC there is an amazing vegetarian taco shop call Chaia. The restaurant is located in a quaint little house in Georgetown and the interior design begs to be instagrammed. Chaia’s Farm to Taco tag line is certainly one that I can get behind. […]

Delicata Squash & Mushroom Flatbread

Delicata Squash & Mushroom Flatbread

Do you ever come home after a long day of work and want something cheesy? That’s a rhetorical question right. The answer is always. Sometimes I just go for cheese (and a glass of wine) but other times you can add some vegetables to your […]

Mushroom Farro Risotto stuffed Acorn Squash

Mushroom Farro Risotto stuffed Acorn Squash

I have been making “farro risotto” for years and it is definitely my favorite fall dish. It’s easy and fairly quick to make, unlike real risotto with Arborio Rice. Like I said, it’s delicious but when you are looking to impress your guests, or yourself […]

Featured Ingredient: Winter Squash

Featured Ingredient: Winter Squash

Squash again? Yes, I know. Look on the bright side, two squashes for the price of one. And one less week of squash later on.

Cauliflower Steak with Pumpkin Tahini Dressing and Pistachios

Cauliflower Steak with Pumpkin Tahini Dressing and Pistachios

Cauliflower is is one of the most versatile vegetables. I have featured it as pizza, rice, bread stick, mashed potatoes and now as steak. Seriously cauliflower knows no bounds. But you are probably thinking steak.. how can a vegetable be steak? Well let me show […]

Farro with Pumpkin Pomegranate & Brussels

Farro with Pumpkin Pomegranate & Brussels

It finally feels like fall in DC so I am celebrating the only way I know how… with all the fall flavors. Pumpkin Pomegranate and Brussels Sprouts! As delicious as this dish is, one thing it is not is a one pot meal. I wish! […]

Pumpkin Gnocchi with Crispy Sage and Parmesan

Pumpkin Gnocchi with Crispy Sage and Parmesan

I don’t often eat pasta at home, so when I do it has to be amazing. In fact, I have only shared 2 other pasta recipes so far. One of the reasons I try to stay away from pasta, especially white pasta is the fact […]

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Vanilla Chai & Nutella Chai Buttercream

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Vanilla Chai & Nutella Chai Buttercream

Happy Birthday to me. I love baking birthday cakes & cupcakes for friends and families birthdays. but now that everyone knows cooking and baking is “my thing” no one wants to return the favor on my end. I’ve been told they don’t want to disappoint […]

Featured Ingredient: Pumpkin

Featured Ingredient: Pumpkin

Who else loves Fall? Aside from summer fruits which are hard to beat, fall harvest vegetables bring endless possibilities. But out of all the fall veggies & squashes, pumpkin by far is my favorite. I have a soft spot for pumpkins. As an October baby, […]