Tired of the usual eggs, yogurt or cold cereal for breakfast? Wondering about the benefits of eating more plant foods? I want to share some of my favorite plant based breakfast ideas to help you out with these questions. Keep reading for health benefits, recipes and more! Understanding What “Plant Based” Means Plant based eating […]

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Stuck in the same boring dinner routine? Getting out of it can be even more daunting if you have the added necessity of finding gluten free recipes. It can be hard to keep an interesting rotation of gluten free dinners on hand, so we’re here to help! Keep reading for some of my favorite gluten […]

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Do you ever go through your pantry not knowing what to do with some of those bulk nuts and seeds? Well this pumpkin seed pesto is a great way to use up those extra pumpkin seeds (you can also use pistachios or other nuts and seeds too, see my pistachio pesto)! This pumpkin seed pesto […]

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I don’t know many people who can make it from meal to meal without some kind of snack. I know I can’t make it more than 3 or 4 hours without one! If you’re like me, try giving these plant based snacks a go so you can feel more energized between meals. What makes up […]

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Coming at you hot with my Instant Pot Bean Soup! This meal is delicious, nutritious and will take you a third of the time it would if using the stove top.  This soup is good on its own or you can add extra vegetables, meat, or serve with a cooked grain like rice and fresh […]

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My Spinach Shakshuka is the tangy cousin of my Easy Shakshuka.  It is just as easy, but possibly even more delicious! The Spinach Shakshuka uses tomatillos instead of tomatoes and cilantro instead of basil. Shakshuka is a traditional Middle-Eastern dish that now has a Mexican flair with a few ingredients swaps! I love making this […]

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The convenience and speed of using an Instant Pot continues with my Instant Pot Whole Chicken! This fool proof recipe makes a juicy, tender chicken in less than an hour. Keep reading to gain culinary wisdom on thawing chicken, seasoning, salting, why you should always brown your bird first, and nutrition info on chicken. Thawing […]

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Do you ever get bored of the same old grilled meat or roasted fish? I love to upgrade this simple preparation of protein with different sauces and condiments, especially with my arugula chimichurri. It is herby, garlicky, and creamy with a little kick. Using arugula adds a peppery bite, which differs from the traditional cilantro […]

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If you live in the Northeast like me, we are in the middle of winter. Although we haven’t had a polar vortex yet (and fingers crossed we don’t!), these bitter cold days make me want nothing more than to cozy up with a warm, delicious and comforting meal. My go-to for this weather is pasta […]

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Sunday meal prep just got a whole lot better with my Instant Pot shredded chicken. I love the versatility of this recipe, which can be used in a variety of different ways. For instance, you can add it to my superfood spinach quinoa salad with pomegranate citrus dressing, tacos, or alongside my favorite side dishes […]

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