Tag: gluten free

Bowl of squash soup with pepita seeds
Instant Pot, Soup, Stew, & Chili

Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup

My version of Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup gets some extra heat from red pepper flakes and hot peppers and great depth of flavor from cumin and turmeric.  I actually love cold weather. Breathing in chilly air, wearing cozy sweaters, and expanding my scarf collection are some of my favorite things. Colder weather means it’s […]

Breakfast & Brunch

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

If you ever find yourself with some overripe bananas, try this quick and easy Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie — ready in a snap! Summer in my Brooklyn 4th floor walk-up can be a little… warm. An old building means no central air, and the layout of our place makes cooling the whole apartment with window […]

Breakfast & Brunch, Salad

Stone Fruit Salad

Summertime means stone fruits are in season! This easy and versatile stone fruit salad recipe is a true celebration of the season’s best fruits. Heads up: This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you decide to purchase any items, I may make a commission at no cost to you. I only endorse products […]

smashed cucumber salad

Smashed Cucumber Salad

Okay, I’ll admit it. I never used to like cucumbers. They always seem boring, flavorless, and a waste of a vegetable. I am here to admit I was wrong. This smashed cucumber salad is crisp, refreshing, and the perfect side dish for the summertime. Heads up: This post contains affiliate links, which means that if […]

Appetizers & Snacks, Breakfast & Brunch

Healthier Deviled Eggs

Transform hard boiled eggs into a healthier deviled egg! Turmeric, cumin, and coriander add great flavor while healthy Greek yogurt adds smoothness and tang. Growing up, I loved dyeing Easter eggs. Between my sister and I, we dipped and decorated at least a dozen eggs each. Luckily, my family liked eating hard boiled eggs, because […]