vegetarians & meat-eaters CAN live together. deliciously!


Pineapple, Corn, & Kale Salsa

Pineapple, Corn, & Kale Salsa + a “Let Them Eat Kale!” Cookbook Giveaway

My blogging friend Julia is a pretty impressive gal. Aside from running a wonderful food blog, she has released not one but two cookbooks in the past year. That’s a hardworking and inspiring chicka...

This Month’s Bits & Bites: Recap for June 2014

This Month’s Bits & Bites: Recap for June 2014

We are knee-deep in berries over here! Everything has popped up all at once – and early – this year. Raspberries, blueberries, and strawberries. Berry-mania. I think I’m just going to make and freeze...

Crock Pot "You'll Never Miss the Bacon" Vegetarian Boston Baked Beans

Slow Cooker “You’ll Never Miss the Bacon” Vegetarian Boston Baked Beans

If you’ve ever wondered how many times food bloggers test the recipes they develop, well, if we’re going by this one: a whole frickin’ lot. From serving al-dente beans (think pebbles) at a family get-together...

Chickpea Salad Sandwiches with Potato Chips & Pickles

Chickpea Salad Sandwiches with Potato Chips & Pickles

Many vegetarians confess to missing bacon the most, but when it comes to lunch, I’ve gotta say: I miss tuna sandwiches. They were so comforting, satisfying, and easy. Which is why these Chickpea Salad...

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Our Kitchen Renovation: The Planning (and Dreaming!) Begins

When BlogHer and LG Studio asked me to write a post where I can dream about the small, yet impactful, changes we can make in our kitchen to make it look and function better...

Cherry Hazelnut Orzo Salad

Cherry Hazelnut Orzo Salad

Okay, so I know Friday’s post about how to pit a cherry without a pitter was a little random. Well, except for the fact that it’s cherry season right now. And so you needed to...

the easiest way to pit a cherry without a pitter - insert frosting tip square

The Easiest Way to Pit a Cherry (Without a Pitter!)

For awhile there, I was posting tips every week. And then, much to my surprise, I did’t have as many kitchen tips stored away in my noggin’ as I had thought. So I ran...

50 summer smoothie recipes square

50 Summer Smoothie Recipes

Hot and cold are both so intense Put ‘em together - it just makes sense! Why yes, I did just quote Olaf the snowman from Disney’s Frozen. We’ve got an obsessed toddler in the house, and so...

Greek Yogurt Scrambled Eggs with Fresh Dill & Feta

Greek Yogurt Scrambled Eggs with Fresh Dill & Feta

I stopped adding milk to my scrambled eggs awhile ago, but something always feels a little off when I beat in a little water – or nothing at all – instead. Old habits, all that....

Boozy Strawberry Lemonade Slushies

Boozy Strawberry Lemonade Slushies

If you ever owned a Snoopy sno-cone machine, you might like these boozy slushies. If you’ve ever been to 7-Eleven just for a Slurpee, you might like these boozy slushies. If you like strawberry lemonade,...