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 […]

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 […]

Asian Steak Bowl with Miso Lime Dressing

In cooking, not everything needs to start with a purpose in mind. Well, of course there’s the purpose of eating and ending the hunger. Duh! But you don’t have to walk in the kitchen with a recipe and knowing what you’re doing before you start. Sometimes the easiest and best tastingĀ recipes are just accidental combinations […]

Make Do Bolognese Sauce

This weekend I decided that I wanted to make bolognese sauce and I checked my recipe before I went grocery shopping. I got all the ingredients and had everything ready, but then I got a wild idea and used the can of diced tomatoes in another recipe before I remembered I needed it. Yes, I […]

Grilled Eggplant with Pomegranate and Tahini Dressing

I’ve always loved different flavor and texture combinations in my meals. Sweet and savory, salty and spicy, crunchy and creamy. They’re all so good! So naturally when The Kid found pomegranates at last on a trip to Trader Joe’s, I immediately had plans for it. One of the great Middle Eastern flavor combinations is tahini, […]