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Mushroom & Shallot Polenta

Mushroom & Shallot Polenta

Polenta is another dish I never had growing up. Anyone else from the Northeast never have polenta before? I am definitely sad I had missed out on this dish for nearly thirty years but I am now making up on lost time with this recipe […]

Butternut Squash Enchiladas

Butternut Squash Enchiladas

Given my distaste for tomatoes, peppers, and all things spicy, I had never had enchiladas (let alone butternut squash enchiladas) until I made them myself. I know I have said this before, but my interest in cooking really arose from a need to modify all […]

Allium Stuffing

Allium Stuffing

I never like stuffing before I discovered Tieghan’s from Half Baked Harvest recipe for stuffing. From her recipe, I learned that she had never liked it before either. But once I discovered that stuffing was really just sourdough bread baked in eggs and and stock, […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Spiralized Raw Asian Veggie Salad

Spiralized Raw Asian Veggie Salad

There is no better way to eat lots of veggies then when they are put together in the colors of the rainbow, right? I mean if you are going to eat cups of veggies, they might as well be instagram worthy?! Just kidding, but maybe […]

Baked Avocado Tacos with Cabbage Slaw

Baked Avocado Tacos with Cabbage Slaw

Avocado Tacos are something I always order when I see them on the menu… I mean avocados are so clearly delicious, why not make them the star ingredient of a taco. But given avocados soft creamy texture, an avocado taco begs for something crunchy, so […]