Main Dishes

Green Chickpea Flatbreads with Buttermilk Greek Salad (GF, V)

These easy and healthy green chickpea flatbreads are perfect for quick lunches and weeknight dinners! Chickpea flatbread Having a batch of these chickpea flatbreads in my fridge has become my lunchtime savior. School started this week (!!!) meaning I’m finally diving...

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Gluten Free Veggie Burgers with Sriracha Mayo (Quick & Easy!)

These gluten free veggie burgers are packed with vegetables and protein but taste downright indulgent. And they couldn’t be easier to make! These ain't no frozen cardboard patties These gluten free veggie burgers are my new go-to meal when I’m craving something...

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Maple Roasted Salmon with Sweet Pea Pesto

Perfectly cooked roasted salmon is one of the quickest and easiest of weeknight meals, and this maple-glazed version with sweet pea pesto will rock your world. Roasted salmon is one of my favorite mid-week meals. It feels so elegant and sophisticated, even though it’s...

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Breakfasts

Gluten Free Shortcakes with Roasted Strawberries & Rhubarb

These lightly sweetened gluten free shortcakes are almond-scented and supremely tender, perfect with roasted rhubarb, strawberries and billows of whipped cream! (New video below!) Summ, summ, summertime! These gluten free shortcakes are one of my favorite spring and...

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Simple Baked Eggs Recipe: Spinach Baked Eggs

What do you make on those days when a.) you don't have a lot of time, but damn it, you want something delicious; or b.) you’re totally out of inspiration but can't face another pizza?  Answer: baked eggs! This simple baked eggs recipe comes together easily but feels...

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Appetizers

Warm Corn Dip with Jalopeños and Feta

Introducing the perfect party appetizer: warm corn dip! This warm corn dip is flavored with garlic, jalopeños, cilantro, green onions, hot sauce and a toasty layer of feta cheese. It’s sweet, salty, a touch spicy, creamy and crunchy. In other words, it’s the perfect...

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5-Minute Cold Cucumber Soup

This cold cucumber soup might just be the most refreshing thing you taste all summer. This is a last-minute unscheduled post, as I’ve had several people ask me for the recipe for the cold cucumber soup that I recently posted on Instagram. The recipe actually comes...

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Curried Sweet Potato Soup Bowls (Vegan)

You know how grain bowls are all the rage? Forget them. In the dead of winter, you need a soup bowl. What’s a soup bowl, you ask? Good question, since I just made it up. Basically, you take the same concept of a grain bowl, which layers grains with different flavors...

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Soups

5-Minute Cold Cucumber Soup

This cold cucumber soup might just be the most refreshing thing you taste all summer. This is a last-minute unscheduled post, as I’ve had several people ask me for the recipe for the cold cucumber soup that I recently posted on Instagram. The recipe actually comes...

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Homemade Chicken Soup (in Under an Hour!)

Hello, March. Why is it that every year I have such high hopes for you? I envision you in sunglasses and a little cute dress, but instead you arrive grumpy and gray, dressed in a tattered old coat with a trash bag full of germs and allergies. Pmphffff. This year...

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Curried Sweet Potato Soup Bowls (Vegan)

You know how grain bowls are all the rage? Forget them. In the dead of winter, you need a soup bowl. What’s a soup bowl, you ask? Good question, since I just made it up. Basically, you take the same concept of a grain bowl, which layers grains with different flavors...

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Salads

Quick Green Salad from Scratch: A Taste of France

With this technique for making a quick green salad, I guarantee you and your family will start eating more greens! Using only 5 ingredients and in just 5 minutes, you can whip up a killer green salad any night of the week without relying on bottled dressings. The...

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Grilled Eggplant Salad with Fennel, Feta & Mint

A few years ago we had friends over for dinner, and I assembled an ad hoc platter of grilled eggplant topped with a zippy shaved fennel salad, crumbled feta and a spatter of fresh mint. It was simple but unique, outshining the burgers and corn on our plates. I now make this grilled eggplant salad with fennel and feta several times a summer as a welcome departure from—or complement to—the predictable tomato salads and grilled vegetables that dress our table.…

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Rice Noodle Salad (Thai Style)

This cold rice noodle salad with crunchy cucumbers, summer squash, herbs, peanuts and chiles is refreshing and light—perfect for sultry summer evenings.

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Side dishes

Quick Green Salad from Scratch: A Taste of France

With this technique for making a quick green salad, I guarantee you and your family will start eating more greens! Using only 5 ingredients and in just 5 minutes, you can whip up a killer green salad any night of the week without relying on bottled dressings. The...

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Butternut Squash Latke Cake (Gluten-Free)

You know how sometimes you taste something and it makes you dance? (Or maybe that’s just me?) This is one of those times! This crispy, sweet, giant butternut squash “latke” cake is my new favorite appetizer (or breakfast, lunch or dinner). It’s flavored with ginger...

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Whipped Ricotta Crostini (a.k.a the easiest appetizer ever)

Let’s face it: appetizers are a pain in the a$$. That’s why these customizable, crowd-pleasing, creamy whipped ricotta crostini are a lifesaver. They take almost no thought and can even be made with the leftovers from your dinner last night (don’t worry, I won’t tell...

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Desserts

No-Churn Vegan Mango Ice Cream with Coconut Peanut Crumble

This soft-serve vegan mango ice cream comes together in just minutes without an ice cream maker and gets served with a crunchy coconut peanut crumble! Have I mentioned that my seven-year-old daughter Ella has a sweet tooth? Like HUGE. Whereas little Juniper is our...

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Easiest Ever Berry Almond Tart (Gluten-Free)

Forget about fussing with piecrust, pastry cream or gelatin, this gorgeous berry tart looks impressive, tastes even better, and couldn’t be easier to make! In other words, it’s the perfect summertime dessert. P This berry tart is the best kind of nostalgia. In high...

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Gluten Free Shortcakes with Roasted Strawberries & Rhubarb

These lightly sweetened gluten free shortcakes are almond-scented and supremely tender, perfect with roasted rhubarb, strawberries and billows of whipped cream! (New video below!) Summ, summ, summertime! These gluten free shortcakes are one of my favorite spring and...

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Drinks

Superfood Smoothie Bowl

This sweet and creamy smoothie bowl is brimming with nutritional “superfoods,” including raw cacao powder, goji berries, seeds, nut butter and berries. It’s my go-to breakfast when I need to recharge or reboot, and it’s my foolproof way of slipping serious nutrition...

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Hot “Cacao”

As I write this, my steep driveway is turning into an ice hill worthy of Stochi lugers (as I post this, a few days later, rain is turning that ice into a gushing stream).  This winter’s been rough.  We’ve had more snow than I can remember.   Last week I was stuck inside with Ella for four consecutive days, marooned by a few feet of snow (and deserted by James, who has been furiously finishing up a film). …

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