Rosemary Maple Broiled Grapefruit

I'm usually the type of person who likes big hearty breakfasts consisting of full platters with tofu scramble, toast, sausage, pancakes, etc.- so getting me to indulge in a 'healthy' breakfast isn't always appealing to me.  One of the only things that gets me are these broiled grapefruits with rosemary maple glaze & a side [...]

White Chocolate Pistachio Granola Bars

So I'm going to be honest with you guys...  I've never made granola bars before.  Ever.  It seems like something that people make all the time, but I don't eat them very often so never thought about making my own.  My boyfriend on the other hand... he eats them on a daily basis.  I was [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Pistachio Butter

I know all of you have tried the classics- peanut butter, almond butter, hell even cashew butter... right?  But have you ever tried PISTACHIO butter?!  I'm not quite sure why this isn't sold in stores, because it's just as easy to make as other nut butters.  Pistachio butter is so delicious on its own, but [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Pumpkin Pasties

For those of you who don't know, I'm a HUGE Harry Potter fan.  I've always wanted to try all of the delicious treats described in the books, and Pumpkin Pasties were always the ones I was most excited about.  If you haven't read the books, Pumpkin Pasties are essentially handheld pumpkin pies.  Now there is [...]

Poisoned Candy Apples

Halloween is right around the corner, and y'all didn't think I was gonna leave you hanging with no Halloween recipes, right?!  I have the coolest Halloween treat for you guys, that is perfectly sweet & spooky, and I'm sure any of your Halloween party guests will be totally stunned by these beauties.  Candy Apples were [...]