Cheesy Quinoa and Black Bean Casserole

July 28, 2016

I’m always looking for delicious one-pot meals — the kind that I can just stick in the oven, not worry about, and know that it will turn out to be absolutely delicious. That’s where this recipe comes in 🙂 A lightened-up, healthy quinoa bake that you can enjoy completely guilt-free. Reminiscent of enchiladas, slightly spicy and […]

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Potato Tofu Verde Enchiladas (and a Nasoya giveaway!)

October 12, 2015
Potato-Tofu Verde Enchiladas

Fall is in full bloom here in Ann Arbor, and it has been absolutely gorgeous outside! I mean seriously, this is what I get to look at every day in October: It doesn’t get much better than that. And something about fall makes me want to make heartier dishes — like casseroles and stews, with […]

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Greek “Nachos” with Baked Chickpeas

July 17, 2015

I’m obsessed with Greek food right now. Maybe it’s because some of the key ingredients in Greek cuisine: cucumbers, yogurt, and tomatoes are cooling and perfect in the summertime. Or maybe it’s because I’m always looking for ways to use chickpeas and beans to amp up the texture and protein in my recipes. Either way, […]

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Slow Cooker Smoky White Bean Chili

May 27, 2015

Spring and summer are here, and I’ve moved more towards making lighter dishes, but over Memorial Day I had a craving for chili that I just had to satisfy. Enter: This slow cooker white bean chili. I was inspired by this recipe from CookingLight, and powered by my slow cooker (which I absolutely love for cooking dried […]

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Smoky Vegetarian Fajitas

April 9, 2015

There is nothing better than the sound of a sizzling fajita platter coming to your table at a Mexican restaurant. Served with warm corn tortillas, shredded cheese, salsa, and avocado – this dish just screams deliciousness. I’m a creature of habit – every time the husband and I go to a Mexican restaurant, I’ll usually […]

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Spicy Bean and Quinoa Salad with “Mole” Vinaigrette

February 19, 2015

I love making quinoa salads! Quinoa adds great texture, a healthy dose of whole grains, and a balance of essential amino acids to any meal – so why not throw it into a salad? This is a protein packed dish with bright Mexican inspired flavors: quinoa, pumpkin seeds, jalapeno pepper, black beans, and mixed greens […]

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