Oat Crepes with Roasted Grapes & Goat Cheese

Crepes look and sound fancy but they aren’t any more difficult than regular pancakes. The key to great crepes is a good pan and quick hands. You have to swirl the batter as soon as you drop it in the pan. Substituting oats for flour gives the crepes good for you fiber and nutrients you won’t find with traditional flour. ... Read More »

Delicata Squash: 2 Ways

Delicata squash is my new favorite vegetable. You may have to get it from the health food store but trust me it’s worth it! This little squash is slightly sweet like butternut squash but a lot easier to prep. I’m always afraid of losing a finger when I work with butternut squash. Not so much with delicata! Even better, you ... Read More »

Creamy Roasted Pepper Soup

Creamy soups and bisques are so luscious.  But typically they are packed with so much butter and cream, you may as well skip the entree.  Who wants soup for 400+ calories? Make this creamy alternative for only 100 calories! And it’s vegan. You can’t be that. You’ll have room for your entree and maybe even dessert or a glass of ... Read More »

Chayote Apple Pie

Ever had chayote squash? Scratch that. Ever SEEN chayote squash? Well now you have (see the pic over there?). I thought it was a strange pear at first. I was certainly wrong.  You can find this underrated ingredient in most supermarkets. No need to take a trip to the health food store (unless you want to of course!) Chayote is a ... Read More »

Strawberry Shortcake

If you’ve never had strawberry shortcake from Florida, you’ve never had strawberry shortcake. During strawberry season, we have by far the best sweetest juiciest strawberries around. Toss a few berries on some shortcake and smother it in whipped cream and you have yourself a dessert. But as with most desserts, I reserve the real deal for those special occasions, like a ... Read More »

Farro Risotto & Roasted Butternut Squash

I don’t know about you but in our house, we always go back to the basics: rice, pasta, oats.  Don’t get me wrong, I love all of these. But sometimes it’s a good idea to mix things up. Try a new grain. And so ladies and gentleman, I present to you farro. And what better way to try a new ... Read More »

Quick Pickled Radish

Watermelon radish. The perfect lesson in “don’t judge a book by it’s cover”. This humble humble root vegetable appears rather simple and boring on the outside. But cut it open and you’ll find a beautiful red-pink hue, somewhat like a watermelon. Don’t be fooled by the name, though. This veggie only resembles the watermelon in color. The taste is a ... Read More »


You get home, you’re tired and the last thing you want to do is make dinner. I have just the solution: pizzadilla.  Just like it sounds, it’s sort of a cross between a pizza and a quesadilla. But better. You don’t have the hassle of making homemade pizza dough and you won’t make a mess like you do when flipping ... Read More »

Golden Beet Salad

If you’re not a fan of the earthy flavor found in red beets, you must try golden beets! A bit sweet with a mellow flavor, golden beets are the perfect addition to a leafy green salad. Buy the beets whole and you can use the greens as your salad base. Never had beet greens before? Now’s the time to try! Have ... Read More »