green goodness bowl with crispy polenta cakes, aka springtime

VEGETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE | CAN BE DAIRY-FREE* Ever since my mom bought me these shallow, wide bowls from Pier 1, I’ve been obsessed with creating beautiful “bowl meals”. You take a handful of ingredients, treat them simply and with respect, and arrange them into a colorful bowl of health. This is a great way to turn… Continue reading green goodness bowl with crispy polenta cakes, aka springtime

paleo deviled eggs, aka easter lessons

how do you easter? We never really celebrated Easter in the traditional way in our house. For one, we were never home – our volleyball team always played in a tournament in New Orleans during Easter weekend. Before volleyball, I have vague memories of my mom putting my sister and me into traditional Polish garb… Continue reading paleo deviled eggs, aka easter lessons

2-hour meal prep: mediterranean veg-out

VEGETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE Time from start to finish: 2 hours Difficulty level: easy peasy This Mediterranean veg-out requires a lot of dicing, slicing, and chopping. Turn on your favorite show (I’d suggest Chopped, purely for the pun) and get to work. Within 2 hours, you’ll have a quick, protein-packed breakfast; a hearty soup; a comforting… Continue reading 2-hour meal prep: mediterranean veg-out

5-minute veggie omelet, aka life hacking

VEGETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE | PALEO | CAN BE DAIRY-FREE | CAN BE WHOLE30 Time from start to finish: 5 minutes Difficulty level: easy peasy For breakfast, the SAD (Standard American Diet) usually consists of various forms of sugar: baked goods (simple carbs — which turn into sugar), juices (sugar), yogurts (more sugar than candy bars), coffee… Continue reading 5-minute veggie omelet, aka life hacking

3-ingredient paleo banana pancakes

VEGETARIAN | DAIRY-FREE | GLUTEN-FREE | PALEO Make you banana pancakes, pretend like it’s the weekend now… If you don’t sing that (at least in your head) when you’re making banana pancakes, then are you really an American? I’m just saying. Today we are talking about paleo pancakes. There are two schools of thought in… Continue reading 3-ingredient paleo banana pancakes