Sheet pan meals are a busy mama’s best friend! I love how easy it is to whip up dinner all on ONE PAN (and I’m not gonna lie…I love how easy the clean up is too!) These fajitas are very versatile…use my veg combo below or roast your family’s favorite veggies with your go-to season […]
These Teriyaki Seitan Skewers are a throwback to my childhood when my mom made a similar recipe using flank steak. I loved the smell of this marinade as it broiled over the skewers, which my mom lovingly twisted every couple of minutes under the broiler. We ate them over steamed white rice and alongside broccoli.
Forget Taco Tuesday. I’m all about Tostada Tuesday with these Pinto Bean and Potato Salsa Verde Tostadas! The secret sauce is the jarred Salsa Verde from Trader Joe’s (it’s the best!). With layers of guacamole and crunchy, shredded romaine, the whole fam will go crazy for these. Some habits die hard and my family comes
These Falafel Burgers might just be my favorite Trader Joe’s meal hack yet! Using their falafel mix as a base, I added in some of my favorite Greek condiments to make a tasty burger (that tastes like an oversized falafel). I topped it with a quick DIY garlic dill aioli and easy pickled red onions
Caesar Smashed Potatoes!!! I’m so excited about this easy and delicious recipe. It’s the perfect side dish for all your summer grilling. I’m not sure what inspired the vegan Caesar dressing on top of these smashed potatoes but it’s delicious drizzled on top (although my kids said they loved them plain). You be the judge!
I’m obsessed with the Roasted Garlic Chipotle Salsa at Trader Joe’s. It’s smoky and garlicky in all the right ways. It’s one of my favorite snacks alongside limy tortilla chips. Yum! I created my own homemade version of TJ’s salsa with delicious results! Mix up the tomato blend for variety in flavor. Play with the
I love gazpacho any time of year but it’s even more delicious around May when the tomatoes are beautifully in season. My recipe below is super simple and tastes even better with heirloom tomatoes. Top with chopped avocado and cucumber before serving. Photo: Canva
Take your taste buds on a trip to the islands with this recipe for Tropical Tempeh Kebabs. The best part? You can feel like you are on vacation because you barely have to cook. This homemade-ish recipes uses a store bought marinade, saving you time and energy in the kitchen. Pineapple chunks, mushrooms and bell
A bounty of asparagus landed in my lap, along with a big, beautiful watermelon radish in my Imperfect Produce box…and this salad was born. With all the crunchy, bright vegetables, it sings Spring to me! Layers of veggies are tossed with a simple red wine vinaigrette and topped with a sprinkle of the delectable Kite
I’m fairly new to the world of pressure cooking. I’ve become a fast fan of my Breville Fast Slow Pro! As a working mama with three meals to get on the table every day, this handy dandy appliance takes prep and cook times down to under 15 minutes. It’s my secret weapon on busy evenings
Experimenting with ingredients in the kitchen is one of my favorite things to do! I didn’t intend to create a recipe when I was making this Rainbow Minestrone Soup. I was just “playing” at my stove, craving something warm and cozy. I threw a bunch of veggies together that sounded good and voila! This recipe
You don’t have to cook everything from scratch or spend hours in the kitchen to make a delicious, homemade meal. I’d never been able to get a home cooked meal on the table every weeknight if I followed those “rules”! This Zoodles with Roasted Chickpeas & Pesto recipe is an example of just that. I
These Black Bean and Potato Enchiladas are my favorite Mexican food! I love me some tacos, and tamale pie was a special treat as a kid, but these enchiladas are my comfort food. With both red and green sauces, they look especially festive for the holidays, but they’re tasty enough to eat all year long.
These Butternut Squash Fajitas are a Fall twist on one of my family’s favorite meals. It’s a great way to introduce young tastebuds to the seasonal flavor of butternut squash in a sweet and savory way. I also love how these filling and crema for these butternut squash fajitas can be batch cooked ahead of
These Tofu Lettuce Wraps are an easy weeknight dinner and an instant hit with the kids. I mean, what kid doesn’t like to eat with their hands?!! Serve the filling and lettuce leaves family style and let the family go to town making wraps and stuffing their faces 🙂 Got a busy week and can’t
These Pizza Roll Ups quickly became a favorite with my kids! I made them on a whim and now Jake keeps asking for them every week! With just 4 ingredients, they are so simple that I made them while I prepped dinner. You could also batch cook them on the weekend and reheat them in
Give me a savory sauce and I can usually get my kids to try any vegetable! This Dill Tahini Sauce is one of my faves. I love it poured over vegan bowls for lunch or spooned simply over roasted veggies. You can use this Dill Tahini Sauce as a dip with crudite or a dressing.
This recipe is the only way I can get my kids to eat tempeh. They tell me it’s a texture thing. So, what’s a mom to do? I pulse it up into a rich and hearty tomato sauce and serve it over their favorite pasta. They’re not super excited about it, but they eat it!
This Roasted Vegetable Orzo is a sophisticated take on the traditional Italian pasta salads I grew up with. Fresh, organic vegetables (in this case, zucchini, bell peppers and cherry tomatoes) are the key to this simple yet savory dish. The vegetables in this Roasted Vegetable Orzo are tossed with olive oil, Italian herbs, and whole