roasted red pepper and tomato bisque

VEGETARIAN*** | GLUTEN-FREE | DAIRY-FREE | PALEO | CAN BE WHOLE30*** Time from start to finish: 1 hour, 15 minutes Difficulty level: easy peasy The difference between a “meh” tomato soup and a mind-blowing one is determined by one thing: depth of flavor. There are two secrets to achieving a deep, rich, beautiful flavor: Simmer… Continue reading roasted red pepper and tomato bisque

coconut oil brussels sprouts, aka trust me

VEGETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE | DAIRY-FREE | PALEO | WHOLE30 Time from start to finish: 15 minutes Difficulty level: easy peasy I learned how to make some pretty solid Brussels sprouts in Paris. The secret? (butter, obviously) Usually, I let my Southern roots show when I make them, and add some bacon. Oui oui. I crisp up the… Continue reading coconut oil brussels sprouts, aka trust me

wine-drunk mushroom farro risotto

VEGETARIAN* | GLUTEN-FREE | CAN BE DAIRY-FREE** Time from start to finish: 45 minutes Difficulty level: easy peasy It’s taken me a while to come around to boxed wine. It wasn’t until this weekend, when someone whose wine opinion I truly trust cracked open a box in front of me, that I finally caved and bought… Continue reading wine-drunk mushroom farro risotto

lemony arugula salad, aka how to not eat a whole pizza

VEGETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE | CAN BE DAIRY-FREE* Time start to finish: 7 minutes Difficulty level: easy peasy This simple lemon vinaigrette has superpowers: It can turn a pizza dinner into a somewhat healthy, fancy schmancy meal. Let me explain. It’s not often that I allow myself to order a pizza – or even buy a frozen one,… Continue reading lemony arugula salad, aka how to not eat a whole pizza