Spinach and Artichoke Pizza Bites (Dairy Free and Vegan)

Have you ever had one of those big bread bowls filled with spinach artichoke dip? OMG, I could dip the bread cubes, pitas, veggies and my spoon in there all day! Since The Kid has a dairy allergy, that stuff (thankfully!) isn’t usually found in our house. I’m very grateful for that since I know […]

Sundried Tomato Couscous

For my birthday dinner in November, The Kid and I went to a restaurant that specializes in healthier, locally sourced meals. I love that such a place exists although I do wish it wasn’t so expensive fancy. I got a wonderful entrée with caramelized sea scallops, sundried tomato couscous, and grilled asparagus. Sigh, if only […]

Beet Hummus

I’m all about colors in my food. The more colors, the better. It just keeps things fun along with tasting great. A few weeks ago, I found beet hummus on a trip to Trader Joe’s and I loved the flavor. Not only that, the color was a gorgeous deep red color that turned hot pink […]

Curried Apple Beet Soup

Beets and apples are two of those things that just go together. Kinda like peanut butter and chocolate, yin and yang, rice and krispies. LOL! It’s soup weather here so what better way to take advantage of that than to make soup with beets and apples. There’s something magical about the color of beets to […]

Five Minute Instant Pot Mushroom Risotto

Have you ever had risotto in an Italian restaurant? It’s a soft and creamy rice dish with tons of flavor. Strangely enough, there’s no cream in it usually. It’s made with a short grain rice that has a lot of starch in it. The constant stirring while cooking breaks down and mixes with the liquid while it […]