Amaranth & Purple Yam Croquettes

“Tapas have always been one of my favorite things to make.”

-99% of chefs everywhere

Just why are tapas so awesome? As if I need to tell you — because they’re little bites of flavor-packed awesome! Tapas are a great excuse to use up ...


Here’s The Smoothie Bowl You’ll Be Eating All Summer

Without a doubt, smoothie bowls are one of the best things to come out of the healthy movement recently. They’re fun, easy, versatile, and you don’t have to be a master chef to ignite your own creativity with them. They’re also really, ...


Rose Tea Cookies

Like a great bottle of wine, rose water is one of those completely superfluous ingredients that is also totally and completely necessary. (I exaggerate … but not by much.) It has the power to “make” a recipe compilation – subtly enhancing foods in a way ...


The Miracle of Chia Pudding

That chia – it’s weird stuff. I mean, as seriously one of the best superfoods on the planet, you wouldn’t expect it to look so small and innocuous. Appearance judgments aside, not only are its benefits far greater than what your first ...


Say Good Morning With A Heavenly Maca Latte

The first time I ever tried maca, I was overwhelmed by its flavor. And not in a good way. It was about fourteen years ago when opened up the new bag of powder I had ordered, and a maca dust cloud puffed into ...


Meet + eat: the most gorgeous pizza for spring

Pizza is like a smile – everyone recognizes it as a good thing.  But long gone are the times of pepperoni and margarita being the only options – these days when it comes to pizza, pretty much anything goes.

In my option, pizza is just ...


Current mood: Tacos

If you had to choose between being in great shape for the rest of your life or tacos, would you choose hard or soft tacos? Yep, I’m totally paraphrasing an Instagram post I saw with this deep question of the day here. Fortunately ...


The New Fast Food: Wraps

Let’s talk life for a minute. The word “busy” has become one of the top five things people say when you innocently ask them “how are you doing?” (I’ve personally banned myself from responding with it, because I’ve decided I don’t like the ongoing ...


Yes, you can make a healthy(!) creamy pasta dish

OMG. Pasta lovers, you may never want to eat anything else again. Consider yourself warned.

Let me explain something: most people don’t know this, but there was a time in my life where I was the physical incarnation of the “dairy queen.” ...


This chocolate cake has some crazy secrets

I have a confession to make. I’m really not much of a baker. As someone who is a serial offender of trying to “break the rules” when it comes to making recipes, baking is far too strict for me, and my brave ...