VEGAN ITALIAN PASTA SALAD

As per special request, today I whipped up a big bowl of vegan Italian pasta salad featuring my homemade Italian dressing. This version includes only vegetables and pasta, whereas the classic includes mozarella and salami. Mostly because I didn’t have those ingredients in my kitchen! We also didn’t have Italian dressing… so I made my […]

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ROASTED RED PEPPER DEVILED EGGS

Hard boiled eggs meet my favorite roasted red pepper dip. Hard boiled eggs have never been an easy pursuit for me. It takes me at least two rounds to gather a few successfully hard-boiled ones. Here are my top tips for hard-boiling: I make sure there’s plenty of water in the pot, enough to cover […]

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BEST EVER SWEET POTATO FRIES

I have spent too much of my life making sweet potato fries with just salt and pepper. These french fries are the perfect mushy to crisp ratio with a ton of delicious flavor. It’s all in the spices, I tell ya! So break out your spice cabinet and un-seal your celery (because honestly I have […]

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CREAMY CASHEW ROASTED RED PEPPER DIP

Dips are one of my favorite ways to spice up a dish. I like dolloping them over veggies, atop a salad, on tacos and burgers. To say that they are diverse seems like an understatement to me. This is especially true when you’re sticking to a super clean lifestyle, maybe you’re trying out Paleo or […]

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SMOKY ROASTED CARROTS

Today is such a fitting day to write this blog post for you guys! It’s the first chilly day of Autumn here in Dallas at a gorgeous 62°. Break out your mittens and scarves! This weekend my sweet friend hosted a very early Friendsgiving so she could test out some of her holiday recipes before […]

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WHOLE 30 CRISPY OKRA FRIES & SPICY GARLIC AIOLI

Okra is one of those vegetables that I just don’t show up at the grocery store seeking out. The inside is slimy and if you’ve never cooked one before, it can be a little overwhelming. In fact, if you let them go bad, the outside gets slimy too. Yum. So, what’s my favorite fool proof […]

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