Garbage Plate

Right out of high school, I lived in Rochester, New York for about 2 years.  If any of you are from Upstate New York, you've probably heard of the infamous Garbage Plate.  The perfect late night drunk / early morning hungover meal consisting of macaroni salad, home fries, chili meat sauce, either 2 cheeseburger patties, [...]

Sweet Potato Turmeric Soup with Zhoug & Crispy Green Garbanzos

It has been really cold in Los Angeles lately (I know, you're thinking it can't be that cold.. but for being used to the 80 degree weather here, 50s are pretty cold haha), and all I've wanted to eat are hearty, creamy, warming soups.  This one sure does deliver, trust me!  Creamy Sweet Potato Turmeric [...]

Sun-Dried Tomato Chickpea Sandwich

A lot of you have requested to see some healthy recipes that are good to take to school or work, & boy do I have some delicious ones headed your way!  This Sun-Dried Tomato Chickpea Sandwich packs some bold flavors, is incredibly healthy & delicious, and transports well so you can enjoy this during your [...]

Crispy Tofu Tacos with Cilantro Avocado Pesto & Chipotle Mango Salsa

Now that it's the new year, I know a bunch of you are looking for super healthy recipes that pack a big punch of flavor.  Tacos are a go to for me, because you can make them healthy very easily, and you can put just about anything you have lying around in them.  I wanted [...]

French Onion Burger

Have you ever had a craving for French onion soup & a burger at the same time?  I have, and well, that's how this recipe came about.  I've always loved French onion soup, I mean, who doesn't, but I never have found it to be filling enough for a whole meal.  Combining these flavors into [...]

Honey Mustard Pretzel Turkey Burger

Growing up, one of my favorite snack combinations was pretzel sticks dipped in honey mustard.  They just make the most perfect pairing, and I could literally eat them all day.  I already created a recipe using The Abbot's Butcher's Turkey Burgers on here, and I wanted to create another one to show how versatile they [...]

Chorizo Mac & Cheese

Queso with Chorizo has always been one of my favorite Mexican appetizers at any restaurant.  I remember going to a local place growing up and getting so excited to order a big crock full of queso blanco with spicy chorizo to dip crispy homemade chips in.  I have wanted to make a recipe for that [...]

Hassleback Butternut Squash

Butternut Squash is one of my favorite fall vegetables to cook.  I've seen so many recipes floating around for hassleback squashes, and gosh they are just SO pretty.  Theres one I saw, I forget who posted it, it sounded absolutely delicious... but unfortunately wasn't vegan.  So I took inspiration from that to bring you this [...]

Cumin Roasted Root Vegetables with Curry Horseradish Yogurt

I don't know about you, but I'm always looking to switch up my traditional Thanksgiving sides each year, and these roasted root vegetables are the perfect side dish for anything you're planning to make this Holiday season.  These root vegetables are roasted with warming cumin, and are accompanied by a zingy curry horseradish yogurt dipping [...]

Mason Jar Meal Prep

For those of you who don't know, I used to meal prep full time, and still meal prep part time- but I get asked all the time on what some easy on the go meals are that you don't necessarily have to heat up to enjoy!  These are some of my favorite mason jar meal [...]