Pan Seared Scallops with Chimichurri

EVERYONE needs to make this chimichurri.  Yes, EVERYONE.It will make ANYTHING taste good.  Okay, maybe not anything, but pretty darn close to it....more

Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

Remember that amazing 5 Ingredient Mango Salsa from the other day?Well, double up that batch to throw on these Fish Tacos.  This salsa did not last more than one day in my house.  On these delicious tacos, it was a goner....more

5 Ingredient Mango Salsa

This Mango Salsa recipe is so easy to make and only has FIVE ingredients!  I will be making another batch of this salsa for Cinco de Mayo. (Since this batch lasted only one day in my house!)...more

Vegetable Fried Brown Rice

When I was little,my mom used to make fried rice whenever we had leftover rice.  I remember the sizzle of the pan as she pressed the rice into the pan to give it an extra crisp.  Mom’s fried rice was always better than take-out fried rice....more

How to Eat the Avocado Seed | Avocado Seed Smoothie

We already know how healthy avocados are.  We also know how this cream fat can make anything delicious.  However, did you know you can also eat the avocado SEED?If you're anything like me, I toss out the avocado seed without a second thought.  After reading this, you might think again!...more

Whole Wheat Sweet Potato Biscuits

It took me three times to get this Whole Wheat Sweet Potato Biscuit recipe correct, yes THREE.Three times to clean the dishes (including the food processor, oy), two times at the grocery store to get sweet potatoes, and lots of taste testing.  However, it was all worth it.  These sweet potato biscuits were SO good.  They were dense, while still being soft, moist and fluffy....more

5 Ingredient Easy Peanut Sauce

Remember that TO DIE FOR peanut sauce I talked about in the Vietnamese Spring Rolls post?Well, here ya go.  And it’s SO easy.  It takes a few minutes and you only need FIVE ingredients!  (okay 6, if we count water… but we don’t, right?)...more

How to Make Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Making these Vietnamese Spring Rolls was probably the most fun I’ve ever had making dinner.  And I usually have a lot of fun when I make dinner.  However, this was quite the learning and tasting experience.And what better way to bring in Spring with these beautiful Spring Rolls?...more

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

What is better than crispy, fresh-out-of-the-oven potatoes?When you roast them with rosemary.  Oh my.This simple recipes calls for red potatoes, rosemary, coconut oil and a pinch of salt.  That's it! ...more

Vegan Basil Walnut Pesto

Usually the rain makes me bummed– I have to stay inside, it’s cold, no outdoor fun, it just stinks.  However, a few rainy days ago, I had the time of my life.  It forced me to stay in, relax and just do whatever I wanted to do.  And I wanted to make pesto. Ohhh and it was darn good....more