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Vegan Butternut Squash & Garlicky Kale Lasagna

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On Tuesday night, my friend Gena treated me to a delicious dinner at her place! Gena and I are so busy (her working on a post-bacc and studying for the MCAT; me with grad school and dietetic internships, plus our blogs) that we usually plan our hang out sessions months ahead of time – but hanging out with her is always well worth the wait. Continue Reading …

Roasted Eggplant & Red Pepper Quinoa + Apple Kale Salad

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Morning! I had another fun “ingredient potluck” dinner last night with my blogger buddy Gena! I’m loving these dinner dates — we get to catch up and enjoy each other’s company and a delicious, wholesome meal, but without spending money (and with the added bonus of clearing out the random odds and ends in our fridges). Perfect! Like Continue Reading …

Healthy Dinner Collaboration: Sweet Potato & Lentil Salad with Hemp Vinaigrette

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Morning, friends! It’s been another busy week and I can’t believe how quickly it flew by. I have a fun weekend ahead — my bridal shower is tomorrow! My bridesmaids are all flying or driving in today and I can’t wait to see everyone. The shower will be an afternoon tea at my parent’s house. I’ll be sure to take lots of photos! :) One of Continue Reading …

Summer Potluck & Easy Vegan Mexican Barley Salad Recipe

I had such a fun night on Sunday — the lovely miss Gena invited me and some fellow DC foodies over for a vegan potluck feast! Gena and I have become great friends via blogging and it’s so fun to be back in the same city again. Looking forward to many more dinners! She hosted the potluck on Sunday at her place as a welcome back party for Continue Reading …

Vegan Mexican Quinoa Salad Recipe

I have a new recipe for you all today, inspired by the tacos we had over the weekend and the leftovers I wanted to use up! Meet Mexican Quinoa Salad: This came out even better than I hoped. Perfect for this hot (March?!) weather we’ve been having — and super quick and easy to make, just like all my recipes. ;) All you’re missing is a Continue Reading …

“Cheesy” Vegan Mushroom Quinoa

I came up with a delicious new vegan creation over the weekend! I was craving my Comforting Pumpkin Quinoa and started to make that, but, as I began to cook, I decided I wanted something more like my “Cheesy” Coconut Sautéed Chickpeas and Kale (SO good). It worked out well since I’m generally incapable of following a recipe exactly, Continue Reading …

Easy Lentil Veggie Burgers (vegan)

It’s official. I have a new favorite veggie burger recipe! I whipped these up a couple weeks ago on a whim for lunch and was so happy with how they turned out. Easy to make and packed with fiber and protein, too. I especially loved the flavor — almost like a healthy version of falafel! Easy Lentil Veggie Burgers (vegan) Makes 6 Continue Reading …

Spiced Raisin and Pine Nut Barley Salad

Hello, hello! Time to get back to the grind now that the nice long weekend is over. I have a fun new recipe for you all today — introducing: Spiced Raisin and Pine Nut Barley Salad! As always with my recipes, this is super easy to make — make a big batch on Sunday and enjoy it for lunches or dinners throughout the week! I love the Continue Reading …