Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Fresh Herbs | Vegan

Ever wondered what to do with all that fresh thyme and sage? Or those little bottles of specialty infused extra virgin olive oils that a friend brought back for you from Italy – truffle oil, basil oil or peperoncino oil? Or glass jars of herb salts like rosemary salt or smoked sea salt? This creamy cauliflower soup is your canvas. It is easy to make … Continue reading Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Fresh Herbs | Vegan

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Curry Spiced Squash and Carrot Soup + Toasted Garlic

When fall and winter come around, I can’t help but reach for warm, comforting foods. This curry spiced squash and carrot soup is everything – flavorful, peppery, hearty, nutritious and warming. The combination of spices, onion, garlic and ginger is anti-inflammatory; the soup is packed with vitamins like beta-carotene and vitamin C, which are naturally cold-fighting and immune-boosting.   I used several spices in this … Continue reading Curry Spiced Squash and Carrot Soup + Toasted Garlic

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Quick and Easy Shakshuka | 5 Ingredients

Shakshuka is a staple for me – breakfast, lunch, dinner. If I haven’t already eaten eggs that day, I tend to make it for dinner as it’s quite possibly the simplest dish to make. This quick and easy shakshuka with a tomato base is the simplest version of the Middle Eastern/Israeli dish you will come across. In an effort to be minimalist, I made this with … Continue reading Quick and Easy Shakshuka | 5 Ingredients

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Granola Cookies | Crunchy Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

These granola cookies were originally an experiment – quite like some of my other “creative” recipes. They’re right at the sweet spot when it comes to cookies – healthy-ish, hearty, just slightly sweet, crunchy and chewy all at the same time. From start to finish, they’re done in 30 minutes! They just require one bowl and are very easy to make. You don’t need to … Continue reading Granola Cookies | Crunchy Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

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Where to Get Coffee in Chicago’s Loop

Where to Get Coffee in Chicago’s Loop In Downtown Chicago, there’s a cafe on every corner. If you find yourself in the area commonly known as the Loop, you’re likely to succumb to convenience and stop at the closest Starbucks for a coffee and a snack. Instead, stop by one of these local favorites. These are some of the best downtown Chicago coffee spots I’ve … Continue reading Where to Get Coffee in Chicago’s Loop

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Chicago Loop Farmer’s Market | Summer Things to Do

One of my favorite activities this summer in Chicago has been visiting the farmer’s markets around the city. Every week, vendors from around Illinois and the neighboring states come together to sell the best, literally of-the-moment seasonal produce. I frequent the Chicago Loop Farmer’s market which runs on Thursdays (more details at the end of the post). I’m fascinated every time I visit. Week to week … Continue reading Chicago Loop Farmer’s Market | Summer Things to Do

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Green Shakshuka | A Healthy Brunch Recipe

If you’re not a fan of salads or simple grilled veggies, it can be difficult to get your daily intake of green vegetables. That’s where this green shakshuka comes in – made with spinach, eggs and traditional spices, this dish makes for a “meal by itself”. When we were little girls, my sister and I would flip through our mom’s big blue book of recipe … Continue reading Green Shakshuka | A Healthy Brunch Recipe

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