Basic Pasta Sauce — 101

This is a very basic (what I like to call “gateway”) recipe. Once you’ve mastered this sauce, you can use it in many Mediterranean-style dishes, from Spaghetti Bolognese to vegetarian lasagna — and all stops in between. It’s a great recipe for beginners to have in their kitchen arsenal, as it’s pretty straight-forward, the ingredient list is totally flexible, […]

Avocado Egg Cups

Hey, all you avocado lovers out there! Want to raise your brunch game? Try these! They’re oh-so-simple, take minutes to make, look fancy enough to serve in a café, and taste delicious!  INGREDIENTS: 1 large avocado, halved lengthwise 2 free-run eggs, medium or large 2-4 tbsp. of finely crumbled feta cheese freshly ground salt and pepper, to taste […]

I Heart Guac

Since discovering the joy that is avocado, I’ve been trying to come up with a snack-sized guacamole recipe, all our own. I Heart Guac INGREDIENTS: 1-2 tbsp finely diced onions 6 grape or cherry tomatoes, finely diced 3 tbsp hemp hearts 1/2 large avocado (or one whole small) 1-2 tbsp finely chopped fresh cilantro (Don’t […]

Tuna Pasta

This totally qualifies as comfort food, and everyone always asks for seconds! It’s creamy, it’s filling, and best of all? It goes together in a snap, contains few ingredients, and requires very little prep work. It’s definitely one of my go-to recipes on a cold day or when we’re really short for time!   INGREDIENTS: 3 cups dried pasta (we […]

Day 17 of 25: DIY Gifts

Gifts given from the heart and from the kitchen are always so appreciated, especially during the holiday season. They don’t have to be particularly complicated, unhealthy, or costly either. DIY gifts are good fun to make, and I don’t know about you, but they really help to put me in a festive frame of mind! Spoiler Alert: Two of this year’s […]

Easy Vegetarian Gravy

The interwebs have yielded yet another “will definitely make again” recipe. This one is oh-so-simple and uses ingredients most kitchens perpetually have on-hand. Vegetarian Gravy INGREDIENTS: 3 tbsp butter (could use coconut oil to make it vegan-friendly) 2-3 tbsp finely chopped onions 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tbsp flour (I used President’s Choice Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour Blend […]