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

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

Pineapple Grapefruit Smoothie Bowl

A refreshing blend of frozen pineapples and grapefruit juice topped with an assortment of fruits, nuts and seeds. I absolutely love everything that Thanksgiving brings- eating a true abundance of great food, spending time with people you love, and taking time to realize (and verbalize) how much we have to be grateful for (something we allRead more

Chili Loaded Baked Potato

This perfectly baked potato gets a major upgrade with homemade chili and a variety of toppings. The chili is easy to make, exceptionally flavorful, and hearty and comforting enough for any fall or winter day.  Plain baked potatoes are yummy with just a pat of butter and salt and pepper. However, sometimes you have toRead more

Matcha Chia Pudding

Chia pudding gets a flavor, health and caffeine boost with the addition of matcha powder. Then it’s topped with greek yogurt, persimmon slices, pomegranate seeds, and chocolate covered cacao nibs to make it extra special! Chia seeds are so interesting. Recently, there was a big hype about chia seeds because of their health benefits. People wereRead more

Pesto Deviled Eggs w/ Crispy Pancetta (Green Eggs & Ham)

  Deviled eggs get an upgrade with pesto and ricotta and are topped off with crispy pancetta bits. Dr. Seuss is a genius with so many pearl of wisdom he offers through seemingly simple stories. Green Eggs and Ham is all about being open minded to trying new things. This character continuously refuses green eggsRead 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

Elotes Fritters

Elotes (Mexican Street Corn) Fritters

Elotes, or Mexican street corn is traditionally grilled corn on the cob that is covered with an assortment of toppings including sour cream, mayo, cojita cheese, chili powder, lime juice, and cilantro. These fritters capture all of those familiar flavors, but are rolled up and fried into a delicious ball of goodness. Elotes are a streetRead more