I’m sure a lot of you are going to see the word eggplant and immediately stop reading this post…but wait! Before you go, hear me out. Eggplant isn’t my favorite vegetable either, it’s spongy and bland. But when you prepare it the proper way – like with loads of cheese, bread crumbs and marinara sauce – it can be rather tasty!
Poor little eggplant, just needs a little T.L.C…
Don’t we all?!
Continue reading “Baked Eggplant Parmesan, without the Parmesan “
Bryan is gone for a few weeks so I’ve been trying to get my quinoa and kale consumption in – he’s not a huge fan of either, especially kale.
What the kale Bryan?
Continue reading “Parmesan Pumpkin & Kale Quinoa”
Hi y’all! Man, it’s been a whirlwind of a week, but I’m finally getting back into a routine after being gone for 9 days.
Oh how I long to be back in Costa Rica…
Nestled between mountains and surrounded by forests, wetlands, the Pacific Ocean, scarlet macaws, sloths and toucans…
Continue reading “Vegetarian Taco Salad.”
I’ve been craving pasta lately…(okay, let’s be real. I ALWAYS crave pasta. This is nothing new).
And not just any pasta, I’ve been yearning for pasta with thick, creamy white sauce. I’ll be honest, I’ve never been a huge red pasta sauce gal.
“What do you mean?!” Bryan would say…“You put red sauce on everything…”
Okay, while he may be right (please don’t tell him I said that), for some reason I only like red sauce when I’m dipping breadsticks into it or smothering it on top of pizza (which already has some on it).
Continue reading “One Pot Garlic Havarti Pasta.”
I’m a huge fan of corn (and no, I don’t mean the band Korn). I think it stems from early childhood when my grandpa would bring over fresh corn straight from his garden and it tasted like nothing else on the planet. Oh man my grandpa could grow and cook a mean corn on the cob.
“The trick is to only boil it for 2 minutes tops,” he would always say. “People cook it too long and it gets mushy.”
This trick passed on down the line to my mother and now me…
Continue reading “Creamy Corn Relish.”
I have a confession: Bryan and I have been eating a lot of store-bought blueberry muffins for breakfast…
Big confession, huh?
Continue reading “Almost Perfect Blueberry Muffin.”
If you’re anything like me, you already love avocados in your salads, sandwiches, and maybe even like eating them plain – well, how about in your smoothies?
Continue reading “Avocado Blueberry Smoothie.”