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Pimientos de Padron

Today I have a quick and fun recipe for you– with a video tutorial! (I know, I’m nervous and excited about that.) We love Pimientos de Padron, and I couldn’t believe how simple they are to make. You should be making these all summer, in my opinion.All you need is some peppers, a pan, oil, […]

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Roasted Pepper & Eggplant Gazpacho (Grain-Free)

I have long been a huge fan of gazpacho.  It’s just so fresh, and the flavors, to me, are the essence of summer.  In light of our recent news, I thought it would be fun share a couple of my favorite Spanish-inspired recipes with you this week.  So let’s start with Roasted Pepper & Eggplant […]

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Chocolate Black Beans with Oranges and Cinnamon

Have you had Chocolate Black Beans before?  If not, you are in for a big treat.  This is my favorite way to prepare black beans to go with Mexican or other Latin American food.  I enjoyed so much amazing Latin American food in Los Angeles, and I honestly can’t remember where I got the idea […]

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Turmeric Roasted Potatoes

Potatoes are one the those wonderful foods that you can create all sorts of deliciousness with. I love them steamed, boiled, fried (in beef tallow!) and sauteed. And what I really love to make with them is turmeric roasted potatoes– which includes steaming and roasting.  And butter.  This is a family favorite, and although it […]

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Fennel and Orange Salad: The Perfect Side Dish

Today I’d like to share my family’s favorite salad.  It is really simple, but the combination of flavors works so well that the resulting dish is greater than the sum of its parts.  I love fennel– it’s so fresh and sweet, and leaves such a clean taste in your mouth.  Fennel and orange go really […]

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Making Cauliflower Rice: 3 Different Ways

If you have been reading my food posts at all,  you know by now that I love cauliflower rice.  It’s such a perfect and versatile side for so many dishes, and it takes so little time to get it going.  There are a few different methods out there for making cauliflower rice, but after quite […]

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Summer Staple: Babaganoush!

Babaganoush is a summertime staple at our house.  This is one of my favorite dips of all time.  It’s rich and full of flavor, and goes well with raw veggie sticks, grilled eggplant slices, chips, and as a side to a Middle Eastern meal.  It also freezes well, so this is a great option for […]

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