Easy Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

I don’t know about you…but I’ve never liked cauliflower. So it came as a surprise to me when I actually liked this experiment! It’s not my own experiment– as many of you have probably seen, this idea has been thrown all around pinterest. Cauliflower rice…huh? Weird, I know!! But I thought I would give it … Continue reading

Healthy, Easy, Simple Asparagus Soup or Purée or Sauce Recipe…

Forgive me for the title of this recipe being weird… I really wasn’t sure what I wanted to use this asparagus concoction for until it was done and surprisingly it’s very versatile! Either I’m just that good (highly likely)…or I’m just that crazy (equally as likely), but I made this recipe work for me 3 … Continue reading

Tasty Green Smoothie

This is not a rhetorical question…who doesn’t love a good smoothie? Honestly!? If you answered “me” then you need to stop reading and check your tastebuds…you may not have any. Seriously though, smoothies are a great way to add some extra nutrients to your diet while enjoying some great fruity flavors. You can add vitamins, … Continue reading

Mushroom and Asparagus Quinoa with Teriyaki

So this might not look beautiful to your eyes, but I promise, your taste buds will disagree. I threw this meal together based on a couple ingredients I bought at the local farmers market over the weekend: some giant shiitake mushrooms and an asparagus bundle. I love shiitake mushrooms and they always go great with … Continue reading

Roasted Rainbow Carrots Recipe

I stumbled upon these awesome organic rainbow carrots in the local Santa Monica Co-Op market and thought I would try my hand at making something with them. I mean, how could I resist something so colorful!? If you know me, you know I love color. I’m always trying to add more natural color (keyword natural) to my … Continue reading

Spaghetti Squash with Brussels Sprouts

Have you heard of spaghetti squash? It’s basically your average looking yellow squash but inside it holds a secret. It looks normal when you cut into it, but if you start scraping at it with a fork, the inside flesh literally falls into thin spaghetti-like strands of squash! I know this big vegetable looks intimidating, … Continue reading

Hearty and Healthy Chopped Salad

There’s a great restaurant that my boyfriend and I like to walk to called True Food Kitchen in downtown Santa Monica. They have an amazing salad that I love and I wanted to take a stab at replicating it at home. I had never used dried dates before in a recipe, but after tasting them … Continue reading

Baked brussles sprouts, shallots and parmesan

YUM. If there was only one veggie I could eat the rest of my life it would be brussels sprouts! I don’t know why there’s such a stigma around these versatile miniature cabbages; maybe it’s because they can be a little stinky (not recommended to microwave at work) but they’re really quite tasty if you … Continue reading