Creamy Lemon Mushroom & Pea Risotto

One of the perks of working from home is all the accessible food you have at your fingertips.  Gaining weight has never been so easy!  I give myself an excuse to eat a snack every hour.  Send out a report - get a snack.  Take a shower - have a snack.  Go on a walk… Continue reading Creamy Lemon Mushroom & Pea Risotto


No bake Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Fudge Bars

These vegan, no bake peanut butter chocolate chip fudge bars are the fastest way to gain weight during this quarantine, but who's counting calories during a crisis?  Not me.  My days are food centered: 7am -Wake up, eat, check emails, eat, work.  Repeat until 4pm where I run/walk 4 miles to burn off all the… Continue reading No bake Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Fudge Bars

dinner · Lunch

Homemade Pizza Dough

With all this extra time on my hands during the pandemic, I'm making staples that I never would have bothered to make in the past (either because I was privileged enough to have them available at any given time in the grocery store or because I thought it was too much work), but if I… Continue reading Homemade Pizza Dough

Desserts · gluten-free · Uncategorized · vegan · vegetarian

Vegan Coconut Key Lime Pie Ice Cream Bars

Dreaming of warm sunny weekends at the beach, fruity smoothies, ice cream in the park, flip flops, and sunset picnics on pineapple printed towels. So, I was inspired these delicious, summery Vegan Coconut Key Lime Pie Ice Cream Bars.  They are so yummy and easy and healthy.  Enjoy 🙂 Crust Ingredients: 1 Cup of Pecans… Continue reading Vegan Coconut Key Lime Pie Ice Cream Bars


Roasted Golden Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and a Citrus Vinaigrette

Loving this deliciously simple, yummy, refreshing, savory-sweet salad. Serves 4 Time: 45 minutes Salad Ingredients: 8 cups of Arugula 2 Large Golden Beets 1 tbsp Olive Oil 4 oz Goat Cheese ½ cup of chopped Walnuts (candied walnuts are also great for this salad) 1 Cup of Rasperries, Washed Dressing Ingredients: 1/4 cup White Wine… Continue reading Roasted Golden Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and a Citrus Vinaigrette

dinner · Lunch · vegan

Chickpea Shawarma Pita Sandwiches

Can I just relax all day with a beauty enhancing cucumber face mask, in my pajamas, eating this shawarma, watching some aesthetically beautiful subtitled foreign movie that makes me want to jump on a plane and skip town for a few days?  I want old buildings and little cafes, beautiful languages that I don’t understand,… Continue reading Chickpea Shawarma Pita Sandwiches

Breakfast · Lunch · vegan

Creamy Lemon Thyme Mushrooms on Sourdough Toast

I love my life, but sometimes I’m tempted to sell everything that I own and move to the Amalfi Coast: Work in a little café 30 hours a week. Live in a little studio above a little gelato shop and shop at charming little farmers markets after my charming café day job. I would take… Continue reading Creamy Lemon Thyme Mushrooms on Sourdough Toast

Breakfast · vegan

Easy Overnight Coconut Chia Pudding

This is seriously one of the easiest breakfasts to put together and only requires 3 minutes of your time the night before. It’s a really great summer breakfast as it’s cold and refreshing on warm, humid summer mornings. I usually make this on a Sunday night so that my work day morning breakfasts are sorted… Continue reading Easy Overnight Coconut Chia Pudding


Flax Maple Waffles

  "Happiness is something to look forward to"  It's the reason why we plan, work hard, and tolerate the predictable realities of everyday life.  On Monday we look forward to Wednesday because we’re half way to Friday.  Our weekly routines are motivated by the prospect of the weekend; two days with the potential to be as lazy or adventurous… Continue reading Flax Maple Waffles

dinner · Lunch · Soups

Vegetarian Pozole

Often times the last thing that I want to eat when it's hot outside is a soup!  However, this soup satiates my cold cravings as it's loaded with chilled, crispy, fresh vegetables, herbs, and lots of fragrant zesty lime.  It's so refreshing and filling.  I hope that you enjoy it as much as I do… Continue reading Vegetarian Pozole