Author: figsandflour

Featured Ingredient: Raspberries

Featured Ingredient: Raspberries

Four Facts about Raspberry Nutrition Raspberries have a great diversity of phytonutrients providing anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. DYK: 1 cup of raspberries has twice the amount of fiber than an apple! Eating foods high in fiber can help control hunger and weight. Raspberry ketones are […]

Pea Falafel Pita Wrap

Pea Falafel Pita Wrap

Typically, I try to share recipes that have minimal ingredients because I think its important to reduce food waste. I find that when you buy a ton of ingredients for one recipe, you end up throwing away the remaining amount you do not use. However, […]

Avocado Pea Crostini with Ricotta

Avocado Pea Crostini with Ricotta

This is my fourth recipe as part of my peas feature yet its the first one with peas in the name. I guess my true feelings have come out. Oops! Summer is perfect for entertaining outside and I am always looking for a no-bake (almost) […]

Spring Asparagus Salad

Spring Asparagus Salad

I couldn’t get enough of Sweetgreen‘s Spring Asparagus Salad so when they took it off the menu, I had to recreate my own. I am not quite sure why it was gone so soon either! I am all for eating with the seasons but Sweetgreen […]

Cashew Miso Cauliflower Gnocchi with Spring Vegetables

Cashew Miso Cauliflower Gnocchi with Spring Vegetables

By now I am sure you have heard of Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Gnocchi and let me tell you it doest disappoint! It’s ready in just about 15 minutes so it’s the perfect dinner anytime you are low on time. We’ve had the cauliflower gnocchi with […]

Ricotta and Raw Asparagus Galette

Ricotta and Raw Asparagus Galette

What’s your favorite part of reading food blogs, the pictures, the recipes, the stories behind the recipes? For me, the reason I started blogging was two fold, 1) I love to cook and I find food photography the perfect creative outlet for combining things I […]

Featured Ingredient: Peas

Featured Ingredient: Peas

Green Peas have not been studied as much as other vegetables in terms of their health benefits. However, there are many important nutrients in peas that benefit your health. Four Facts about Pea Nutrition Green Peas contain many antioxidants and anti-inflammatory nutrients including carotenoids and […]

Kiwi Strawberry Spinach Smoothie

Kiwi Strawberry Spinach Smoothie

Does anyone know why strawberry and kiwi’s are always paired together? Is it the sweet & sour/tart combo. Regardless, it’s definitely a winning combination. This smoothie really highlights the sweet sour combination with a two toned beauty. You have to make each color separately though, […]

Whole Wheat Waffle with Kiwis, Strawberries, & Mango

Whole Wheat Waffle with Kiwis, Strawberries, & Mango

I bet you won’t believe how I became the owner of a new waffle maker…. I know the suspense is killing you. Well, here it is… I won my families March Madness pool! My sister really wanted an airfryer and I have really wanted a […]

Kiwi Avocado Mango Salsa

Kiwi Avocado Mango Salsa

Even though Cinco de Mayo was last weekend, I don’t need an excuse to eat salsa, tacos, or margaritas. Lately, my favorite way salsa include fruit and avocado and today’s recipe is no different. But the even more exciting news is I discovered you can […]


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