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Veggies

Roasted Sweet Potato Rounds

Roasted Sweet Potato Rounds

Over the weekend we roasted a lot of veggies, and will be reaping the benefits of simply reheating them for days to come. I wanted to share how I ROAST SWEET POTATOES. Mind you, there are so many ways to roast them. This is just […]

Super Simple Quinoa Salad

Super Simple Quinoa Salad

Made this super easy Mediterranean-ish quinoa and it did not disappoint. We will have variations of this in the fridge all summer long. I think the secret is the dressing: 1/3 c EVOO + 1/3 c red wine vinegar. So simple! YOU WILL NEED: 1 […]

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

ROASTED SWEET POTATOES I usually roast at least 3 at a time. If you are gonna go to all the work to do that chopping, make as well make a lot! They reheat like a dream in the oven. 1. Preheat oven to 400*(see note […]

Maple Dijon Brussels Sprouts

Maple Dijon Brussels Sprouts

Maple Dijon Brussels Sprouts YOU WILL NEED: 1 bag shaved brussels* 2 tbs coconut oil (or other roasting oil) 1 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp pepper 2 tbs maple syrup 1 tbs dijon mustard 1/3 c craisins 1/3 c toasted pecans (or other nut of […]

Roasted Broccoli (with nutritional yeast)

Roasted Broccoli (with nutritional yeast)

here is how i make the most amazing roasted broccoli. if you haven’t noticed, i think roasting is the most tasty way to do just about any vegetable. whenever we have the time, this is how i cook. i want to start by saying, if you […]

Roasted Delicata Squash

Roasted Delicata Squash

two words: DELICATA SQUASH taste: i find them similar to butternut; you can easily make them savory with oil + salt or sweet with butter/coconut oil + cinnamon + honey where to find them: thus far, i’ve only found them @traderjoes; please comment below if you’ve […]

Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

Nate loooooves cauliflower. me, not so much. however, adding some freshly grated parmesan at the very end, right when i pull it out of the oven, makes allll the difference for me! I tossed raw cauliflower florettes in a little bit of EVOO, pink sea […]

Roasted Green Beans

Roasted Green Beans

One of the things I get asked the most often which is also one of the most popular hacks I have is how I roast my green beans! They are so fast and so easy and so incredibly delicious. Want to know the best part? […]

Coconut Lime Cauliflower Rice with Soyaki Shrimp

Coconut Lime Cauliflower Rice with Soyaki Shrimp

I am so thrilled to get this recipe to you! The creaminess of the cauliflower rice goes so amazing with the soyaki shrimp. And this meal really is pretty simple and fast, especially if your shrimp are peeled. To give credit where it’s due, the […]

Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Chicken Sausage Pasta

Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Chicken Sausage Pasta

THE BRUSSELS AND SAUSAGE: I use Ina Garten’s Balsamic Roasted Brussels sprouts method to roast my brussels, and just did it with the sliced chicken sausage at the same time. I prefer to use TJ’s sun-dried tomato chicken sausage for this recipe. Oven to 400. Cut […]