Cheesy Cauliflower “Risotto” with Mushrooms

    This intensely satisfying and perfectly cheesy dish is not only satiating and scrumptious, but is also low in fat, calories, and carbs! There’s a secret ingredient in here that makes all the magic – COTTAGE CHEESE! You read that correctly. The same curdles that many people dislike for breakfast (what weirdos) is the very thingRead more

Breakfast Stuffed Sweet Potatoes (with caramelized bananas & tahini)

Roasted sweet potatoes stuffed with caramelized bananas, tahini, honey, chocolate chips, and granola. This exceptionally comforting dish is healthy and filling enough for the perfect breakfast, but is indulgent enough for dessert! I think I’m late to the tahini party. If you’ve never tried it (or heard of it) before, that’s ok. It’s basically groundRead more

Quinoa Stuffed Honeynut Squash

Roasted honeynut squash stuffed with quinoa, arugula, feta, nuts, and dried fruit make an incredibly healthy, delicious, and comforting meal that’s perfect to welcome the fall! My sister is a firm believer that all things mini are cute. These little honeynut squash kind of prove her point. I didn’t know what they were, or evenRead more

Kabocha Squash Porridge (Hobakjuk) + Rice Dumplings

This silky and comforting kabocha squash porridge is topped with sweet rice dumplings, making a perfectly satisfying, delicious, and healthy soup to enjoy this fall. Hobakjuk is a Korean porridge traditionally made with steamed squash and some form of glutinous rice (either soaked rice or rice flour). Here’s your Korean lesson for today from someone with very questionable Korean languageRead more

Roasted Veggie Power Bowl w/ Arugula Yogurt Sauce

Simple roasted vegetables served with lentils and dressed with the perfectly bright and peppery arugula yogurt sauce. Is there ever a time where you just want to eat vegetables all day long? For me, after bouts of eating unhealthy food, I have a thought process that goes something like this: Oh man, I’ve been eatingRead more

Ube Nice Cream Bowl

Using ube (purple sweet potato) as a base for this nice cream bowl proves to be delicious, vibrant, and extremely nutritious! What the heck is an ube? It’s pronounced OO-BAE, and it’s a purple sweet potato commonly found in Filipino cuisine, usually in dessert. I’ve read that people liken the flavor to hazelnut/vanilla/chocolate. I’m not really sure aboutRead more

Kiwi & Berry Quinoa Parfait

Lightly sweetened quinoa layered between a perfectly tart kiwi smoothie and a refreshingly sweet berry smoothie.  The inspiration of this dish came from buying a Costco box of golden kiwis on a whim. They were on sale – what was I supposed to do, just walk passed them? Kiwis are great for so many reasons,Read more

Pickled Watermelon Rind

These pickled watermelon rinds are the perfect combination of sweet and tart, with an unexpected texture that is the perfect accompaniment for an array of dishes! Watermelon is arguably THE fruit of summer, and with summer coming to an end, I’m getting as much watermelon as I can these days. Its juicy, refreshing, and perfectlyRead more

Savory Oats and Lox Bowl

A big hearty bowl of oatmeal served with lox & all the fixin’s- a lovely breakfast that will nourish your body, appeal to your artistic esthetics, satisfy your taste buds, and keep you nice and full! Oatmeal easily makes my top 5 all time favorite foods, and this dish secures its spot there. You can findRead more

Fruit and yogurt rolled up into the perfect breakfast treat

Fruit Breakfast Burrito

“Breakfast burrito” has a whole new meaning today! Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE the traditional breakfast burritos that are loaded with scrambled eggs, cheese, beans, chorizo and salsa (or some variation of that) – I think I could eat it every morning and never get sick of it. But I guess we have toRead more