Eggplant Bolognese


I recently posted a story on Instagram of this eggplant bolognese and got so many requests for the recipe that I decided to write it up for the site. I was inspired by two of

Eggplant Bolognese2019-09-12T10:26:04-07:00

Banana Oat Muffins


Perfect for when you have very ripe bananas that are beyond the point of being tasty and not so far gone that they need to be thrown out. 1 tablespoon ground flax seed 1 3/4

Banana Oat Muffins2019-05-18T13:48:40-07:00

Not Your Every Day Kale Salad


The reason that this salad is "not your every day" kale salad is not because it's super fancy or difficult to prepare. But, it is very special. There are few extra steps, but it makes

Not Your Every Day Kale Salad2019-04-21T15:06:16-07:00

Mung Dal


This was simple, everyday, comfort food for me growing up. The mung beans are hearty, yet the fresh curry leaves and lemon add a touch of brightness. 1 cup whole green mung beans 1 tablespoon

Mung Dal2019-04-17T18:49:06-07:00

Cranberry Orange Almond Muffins


Not too sweet, a little tart, and perfect for breakfast, an afterschool snack or a little treat. I like to use freshly squeezed orange juice since the recipe already calls for orange zest. Alternatively, you

Cranberry Orange Almond Muffins2019-04-03T13:02:22-07:00

Simple Split Pea Soup


Simple ingredients. Adaptable to the stovetop, slow cooker or Instant Pot. So great in a thermos for lunch. Leftovers freeze well. With crusty bread or steaming rice and a simple salad. What more could you

Simple Split Pea Soup2019-02-15T12:17:36-08:00

Eggplant Curry


I'm always amazed at how my mom can transform simply ingredients into the most flavorful and complex dishes. During a recent visit, she made this eggplant curry* for dinner. My family loved it so much,

Eggplant Curry2019-02-01T09:23:04-08:00

Chana Masala


This dish may seem complicated but you can trust me when I tell you that it comes together rather quickly. . . dare I even say that you could make it for a weeknight family

Chana Masala2019-01-30T16:51:28-08:00

Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies


I've come full circle on the idea of "sneaking healthy foods" into meals and snacks for kids. When my children were younger, I used to think, "what could be the harm?".  It turns, quite a

Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies2019-01-24T11:04:46-08:00

Pumpkin Seed & Cilantro Pesto


This recipe was modified from a dish that I recently had at True Food Kitchen called the Ancient Grains bowl. It had whole grains, loads of veggies and added tofu. What really made the dish

Pumpkin Seed & Cilantro Pesto2019-01-15T00:02:54-08:00