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

Greek Yogurt Caesar Salad Dressing with Kale

Unlike most people, I’m actually not a fan of regular Caesar salad. Romaine and iceberg lettuce are not my favorite salad greens; classic Caesar dressing usually has anchovies (fish) as well as a lot of oil and egg yolks i.e. basically mayonnaise. To me, that negates the point of a salad! One evening I found myself with a large bag of kale in my fridge … Continue reading Greek Yogurt Caesar Salad Dressing with Kale

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Spicy Tofu Scramble | Nourishing | Vegan

If you’re familiar with the Indian dish Akuri, also known as masala scrambled eggs, you probably wouldn’t be able to guess that the dish in the photo below is made from tofu! The spices, onions and peppers gives this spicy tofu scramble a mild curry flavor and bright yellow color. I often incorporate tofu into meals that may not usually call for it. Because tofu … Continue reading Spicy Tofu Scramble | Nourishing | Vegan

Falafel Grain Bowl | Protein-Rich + Gluten Free

A few weeks ago, I wrote about grain bowls and how easy it is to mess them up. The concept of a grain bowl is that it’s a collection of grains, veggies, protein, etc. all neatly packaged into a bowl. My need to “theme” everything is what led me to writing some tips and tricks about making these bowls at home. This falafel grain bowl makes … Continue reading Falafel Grain Bowl | Protein-Rich + Gluten Free

Ginger Garlic Tofu Veggie Bowls | Vegan

These ginger garlic tofu veggie bowls have become my go-to meal when I want something yummy-but-healthy-but-no-cheese-or-bread. As a vegetarian, it’s easy to fall into the take-out rut especially if you’re not cooking or meal-prepping often. And even when we’re picking up food or ordering in, it takes my husband and me at least 20 minutes to find something we both agree on that’s even somewhat … Continue reading Ginger Garlic Tofu Veggie Bowls | Vegan

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How to Make a Grain Bowl | Quick & Easy Tips

I struggled with how to make a grain bowl when I first discovered the concept – grain bowls are great ways to “clean out the fridge”, but sometimes going down that path leads you to making something that just doesn’t come together. Instead, my approach on how to make a grain bowl starts with choosing a theme. Maybe it’s a broad region or a cuisine, like … Continue reading How to Make a Grain Bowl | Quick & Easy Tips

Avocado Tomato Salad | Fresh & Simple

This avocado tomato salad is quick and easy to make but looks and tastes impressive! Herbs take center stage in this fresh, summery salad that could work as a side to pita chips or a flatbread, or even as an add-in for a falafel sandwich.   Reminiscent of a caprese salad, this avocado tomato salad is packed with healthy fats that’ll fill you up. Despite … Continue reading Avocado Tomato Salad | Fresh & Simple