Ricotta Toast w/ Kiwi, Mango & Condensed Milk

Kiwi, mango and condensed milk. Does that sound like the most amazing and delicious tropical vacation to you, or what? If you’ve read any of my other recipes that utilize sweetened condensed milk (like my Vietnamese Coffee Milkshake or Ultimate Oreo Mocha Poke Cake), you’d know I’m pretty obsessed. Yes, it’s probably absolutely terrible for youRead more

Ricotta Toast w/ Bananas, Nuts & Chocolate Sauce

Bananas, nuts and chocolate sauce are ingredients that always work together in my opinion. I very commonly make peanut butter toast with those 3 things, so, it was only fitting for me to use this trifecta of awesome ingredients on my ricotta toast. Like I was saying before, bananas plus chocolate equals perfect pair; you’dRead more

Ricotta Toast w/ Blackberries, Pumpkin Seeds & Brown Sugar

Blackberries and ricotta make a perfect pairing, and this toast is made even better with the deep molasses sweetness of the brown sugar and crunchy pumpkin seeds. This ricotta toast with blackberries, pumpkin seeds and brown sugar is a wonderful breakfast or snack option, but you could easily serve these on a little crostini orRead more

Ricotta Toast w/ Chocolate Chips, Granola, & Powdered Sugar

Hey there! Welcome to the first post of my new series: 3-INGREDIENT RICOTTA TOAST! Why am I doing a series on ricotta toast? Allow me to share a couple reasons: 1. Ricotta cheese is really yummy! If you’re not familiar with what it is, it’s the kind of grainy-textured cheese that makes lasagna oh soRead more

Ricotta Toast w/ Edamame, Sesame Oil & Brown Mustard Seeds

Ricotta toast gets an Asian flair with edamame beans, sesame oil & brown mustard seeds. I could do a whole post on edemame beans. They are so nutritious (lots of protein, not so many calories), yummy, versatile, and fun to eat. You might have seen them at your Japanese restaurant, as they’re usually an appetizerRead more

Caramelized Banana Smoothie

Just read the title- need I say more? Well if you’re not convinced yet, let me break it down for you. Imagine some ripe bananas cooking in a bubbly brown sugar and butter mixture, developing its natural sugars and lovely deep caramel flavor. Then imagine those bananas being blended up into a creamy, indulgent smoothie. Are you droolingRead more

Tomato & Avocado Farro Salad with Mustard Dressing

A simple salad made of tomatoes, avocado, red onion, and farro is tossed in the perfectly sweet and spicy mustard dressing. WHAT IS FARRO, you may be wondering. Great question! I group it in the “good-for-you grains” family along with things like buckwheat, barley, quinoa, wheatberries, etc. It’s an ancient grain packed with a slew ofRead more

Oatmeal with Cardamom Roasted Apples

  Apples tossed in cardamom and maple syrup are roasted until tender and sweet, and served with a hearty bowl of oatmeal. This scrumptious, comforting, and nutritious dish makes waking up on a cold day a little easier. Confession time. Before this post, I totally thought cardamom was spelled with a “U” instead of anRead more

Veggie Tray(n)

A veggie tray served up in the form of a train! Perfect for a baby shower, birthday, office party, or pretty much any event (including snack time at home). A veggie tray train…tray(n). Get it? I tried. This veggie platter doesn’t really require instructions or a recipe because if you just look at the picture, youRead more

Tom Kha Gai (Thai Coconut Chicken Soup)

A warm comforting bowl of Thai coconut chicken soup is infused with bright flavorful ingredients like lemongrass and ginger, and rounded out with coconut milk. And the best part is that it’s much easier than you might think! Tom Kha is served at most Thai restaurants, and if you’ve never tried it, you should the next timeRead more