Cauliflower and Tricolor Potato Pie with Morel Mushrooms

Vegetable comfort food has been calling my name this week. Cool temperatures with rain every day this week it seemed perfect to make this cauliflower and tricolor potato pie with morel mushrooms. This recipe is inspired by Anya Kassoff’s recipe for Cauliflower pie from her cookbook The Vibrant Table. Her recipe is inspired by Mollie […]

June 5, 2015|

Buckwheat Cacao Chocolate Chip Pancakes with Bananas and Walnuts

There is just something about pancakes. Tell me if I am wrong, but typically in American culture, one of the first things we learn how to cook is pancakes. Pancakes are so easy to make right? They are filling, delicious and bring people together. Everyone loves to eat pancakes, the fluffy centers remind you of […]

May 31, 2015|

Zucchini Pasta with Pumpkin Seed Pesto and Fiddlehead Ferns

This pumpkin seed pesto pasta is amazing and so incredibly good for you. I make variations of this recipe all of the time and it makes a really healthy and fast week night meal. One of my favorite luxurious kitchen tools I use in my kitchen quite frequently is my Spiralizer. A Spiralizer is a […]

May 28, 2015|

Arugula, Fennel, Beet Salad with Kumquats and Pine Nuts

One of our favorite ‘go-to’ salads that we make quite often is this arugula, fennel and beet salad. We make little variations of it each time we make it but we don’t change it much. My favorite part about making this salad is that we always make it together, I prepare the vegetables and Graham […]

May 27, 2015|

Pea + Cilantro Hummus

I am so excited to share this really easy recipe for pea + cilantro hummus. One of my all time favorite snacks is hummus, I can eat bowls and bowls of this stuff. I try to always have a homemade hummus on hand for when I get hungry and need a substantial snack. This is […]

May 20, 2015|

Broccoli, Marinated Kale, Lentil & Quinoa Bowl with Pomegranate Seeds

Happy Monday! Over the weekend, a lot was happening. I celebrated my birthday on Saturday and had the most beautiful day. We started by going to my favorite organic farmer’s market in town and brunch with my family at one of my favorite Minneapolis restaurants, Spoonriver. After a beautiful morning, I spent all day at […]

May 18, 2015|

Mini Carrot Cake with Coconut Cream and Pistachios (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

I have always been a quiet person. My mom tells me stories of me sitting on the park bench by her slowly picking at my bowl of raspberries and watching the other kids play, learning and observing first before venturing in myself. Not that I was ever afraid to make the leap, it was just […]

May 11, 2015|

Green Apple + Avocado Kale Salad

Something I find myself itching for more as our days get warmer is salad. Raw cut veggies in a bowl with oil, vinegar, mustard, lemon… tahini! Tahini is this amazing ingredient that I quite frequent in my cooking. Tahini is a paste made from ground, hulled sesame seeds. Originally used in North African, Greek, […]

May 7, 2015|

moroccan spiced tempeh with rice

This is one of my favorite recipes that my mom use to make when I was growing up. I remember every time I would come home from college I would ask her to make “moroccan chicken”. She found the recipe from Martha Stewart Living from Everyday Food in July/August 2005. I’ve had a print out […]

April 29, 2015|

Bright warm pea soup with gluten-free and vegan cheddar biscuits with watercress

I try to be as ‘eco-friendly’ as I can, but every now and then a few dirty habits sneak their way in and become mindless rituals. Today is Earth Day, and it reminds and inspires us to make more conscious decisions that impact our planet in a sustainable way. Why just Earth Day? Every day […]

April 22, 2015|