turkish bulgur salad

VEGETARIAN | CAN BE GLUTEN-FREE* Veggie lovers, rejoice. This Turkish bulgur salad was a surprise win, created because of two factors: My pantry is officially stuffed to the max, so I wanted to use up some stuff (bulgur, roasted red peppers). We had some leftover slow-cooked lamb, so I was feeling very Mediterranean. Bulgur is… Continue reading turkish bulgur salad

sunrise cauliflower

VEGETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE | DAIRY-FREE | PALEO | WHOLE30 Time from start to finish: 30 minutes Difficulty level: easy peasy One of my closest friends and (what luck!) co-workers got me hooked on Mel Joulwan’s (of Well Fed) Sunrise Spice. I’ve used it on lots of things, but there’s something about the sweet, spiced flavor that pairs… Continue reading sunrise cauliflower

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