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 […]
Cold Peanut Noodle Salad
This refreshing cold peanut noodle salad is perfect for a weeknight. Enjoy alone or top with grilled chicken or shrimp! When I first saw the spiralizing trend, I was skeptical. A bowl full of zucchini, no matter how delicious, is not the same as a bowl of spaghetti. However, there’s no food law saying that […]
Spicy Turkey BLAT
A spicy glaze over turkey bacon gives great flavor to this version of a classic sandwich. Avocado makes this healthy BLT a winner! 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 I […]
Shrimp Lettuce Wraps with Avocado and Cucumber
These Shrimp Lettuce Wraps celebrate spring and summer vegetables – crisp cucumber meets creamy avocado for a light and healthy meal that is ready in less than 20 minutes. 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 […]
Lentil Salad with Marinated Radishes
Spicy radishes offer great flavor and crunch in this light (yet filling!) lentil salad, balanced with creamy goat cheese and fresh greens. Y’all. Spring can not come fast enough. As much as I love cooking comforting, winter-y recipes like soups and stews, by the time spring is within striking distance I am ready for fresh, […]
Garlicky Chickpeas with Kale and Tahini Dressing
Easy weeknight recipes are the name of the game. Even though I love to cook and am always seeking out interesting and ambitious recipes, most nights I just want something delicious and healthy that I can throw together in 20 minutes. I’m busy, you’re busy, and yet we all have to eat dinner.
Weeknight Dinner: Rice and Beans with Roasted Veggies
I make some version of this rice and beans recipe at least once a week. It uses two of my favorite kitchen tools — a sheet pan and my Instant Pot. This dish is healthy, inexpensive, and easily adaptable to what you have on hand in the fridge. I like to make large batches, then […]
Recipe: Farmer’s Market Kale Salad
Farmer’s markets combine three things I love: mornings (yes, really), delicious food, and supporting small- and mid-sized producers. I also love the element of surprise. Unlike a grocery store, the available produce is dependent on locality and seasonality.