Sopa Azteca

This recipe may look more daunting than it really is.  It’s really just a soup base, with simple instructions on other small parts.  Not everything is necessary – but it all comes together… Continue reading

Spicy Red Bell Pepper Dip (or sauce?)

I made this dip on a whim after being inspired by this recipe.  But realized I really had no use for a dip… and I really needed to figure out what dinner was… Continue reading

Fresh Spring Rolls + Addicting Thai Peanut Sauce + Cats

Happy Wednesday Everyone! I’m loving the new lightbox, and so are my cats!! This new lightbox also means you can finally see my images in the beautiful light they deserve 🙂   Still… Continue reading

Spaghetti Squash with Rainbow Chard Pesto, topped with a drizzle of Honey, Green Onions and Pine Nuts

My boyfriends family bought me some cooking ingredients that I rarely buy myself.  One of which includes a giant bag of what I like to call “The Rich Man’s Nut” … most of… Continue reading

New Year, New Lightbox, New Food Photography = New Recipes! (Plus Bonus Cats!!)

It’s been a while!  My boyfriend bought me a lightbox for the Holidays which means WAY BETTER PICTURES!! Yay! Its intended purpose is food photograph… but obviously I’m also using it for cat… Continue reading

Vegetarian Eggplant Piccata with Mushrooms and Asparagus

I haven’t eaten meat in well over a year now.  I often get asked “do you miss it?”… or told “you should totally try this faux chicken salad I had the other day!”… Continue reading

Greek Meets Asian Avgolemeno Soup (Egg & Lemon) – Vegetarian

This soup was pulled from a cookbook I acquired a while back at a thrift store full of amazing SOUPS! I had never heard of Avgolemeno soup before, but the basic ingredients in… Continue reading

Eggplant Parmesan over Squash & Sweet Potato “pasta” Vegetarian, Gluten Free Optional Vegan

In a previous post I mention my feelings towards eggplants, and how they’re usually negative.  Recently however, I’ve been venturing out and giving them another chance to win me over, and win me… Continue reading

Empanadas! Baked, Gluten Free, Vegan

Empanadas!!! Man, where have these been all my life, I was always so skeptical of gluten free empanada recipes that used just garbanzo bean flour.  I’ve made a lot of flat breads with… Continue reading

Eggplant Fries (baked!) – a healthy side or snack – vegan/gluten free

Personally, I hate eggplants.  I bought a few wanting to make a recipe of vegan cheese using the eggplant puree as a base.  But as I was chopping up the first eggplant, I realized… Continue reading