Roasted Eggplant with Pomegranate and Cumin Tahini Cream

If Santa could make a dish for Christmas in the summer, I bet he’d pick something with red and green. This is one of those dishes that is almost too pretty to eat, but somehow I managed to leave no leftovers of mine. I wanted something different for the side dish for dinner with The Kid […]

Crock Pot Tomato and Spinach Risotto (Now With Instant Pot Instructions)

One of my favorite side dishes is risotto. It’s a creamy rice dish that tastes amazing, but it’s the high maintenance cousin to rice. To make it, you have to stir while slowly adding in the broth, stir, broth, repeat. It’s definitely not meant for multi-tasking evenings but I’ve tried a couple like Saffron Risotto and […]

Spring Vegetable Curry with Jasmine Rice

When you’re looking for a quick meal, it’s a bonus to keep calories down and taste up in the process. Stir frys and curries are a great way to save time, get a bunch of veggies in, keep calories down, and still manage to have lots of flavor. Just like dinner bowls, they’re very easy […]

An Accident Turned Into A Successful Surprise

Lately I’ve been obsessed with sweet potatoes. I’ve always loved them, but every now and then I really get on a kick and eat them quite a bit. They can be dressed up or down depending on your mood. I mash them with almond milk and vanilla protein powder. I bake and top them with […]

Sweet and Spicy Chickpea Farro Salad

It’s getting to be the time of year when Spring veggies are in season and salad creations start to come out. I love using different types grains in salads and side dishes. They can be used in so many different ways. There’s the obvious idea of changing the grain that you’re using and experimenting with […]