Green Split Pea Soup

This soup is definitely a go-to in the week if I need to clean out my vegetable drawer or I have limited time to prepare my dinner.  It’s simple, delicious, and nutrient packed.  The peas make the soup incredibly thick and hearty.  Let me know what y’all think! Ingredients 2 cups split green peas, rinsed… Continue reading Green Split Pea Soup

Fig Balsamic Salad

The inspiration for this recipe came from a fig balsamic flat bread some friends of mine ordered at a restaurant earlier this month.  Of course, I converted it into a salad.  Mostly it’s because salads are easily portable, and I eat one for lunch every weekday because of that convenience.  I think it turned out… Continue reading Fig Balsamic Salad

Miso Mustard Salad

This recipe was not my own creation.  The dressing came from none other than the queen of mustard herself!  Of course, I am talking about Jenny Mustard!  The salad came out with a delicious and mellow flavor.  I recommend this salad for anyone looking for something simple, salty, and tasty.  Let me know what y’all… Continue reading Miso Mustard Salad

Gumbo, Grits, and Hushpuppies

Do y’all ever form an entire recipe around ingredients in your kitchen that you need to eat before they go bad?  I do this a lot, and this recipe is no exception.  I had a lot of corn and almond meal to get through, so I decided to make Cajun classic with grits and hushpuppies… Continue reading Gumbo, Grits, and Hushpuppies

Tomato Soup

I got the soup bug, y’all.  This was yet another experiment, but it turned out great!  Instead of using heavy coconut cream or nuts, I used beans to thicken the soup, which worked marvelously!  I made cashew cream as well, but it can be added to the top for garnish.  Let me know what y’all… Continue reading Tomato Soup

Black Bean Soup

This is another Instant Pot recipe!  If you do not have an Instant Pot (pressure cooker), this soup can easily be made on the stove.  It will have to simmer for a couple hours instead of 15 minutes, but it will still work.  Let me know what you think!   Ingredients 2 cups dry black… Continue reading Black Bean Soup

Maple Mustard Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Glaze

This recipe was a complete experiment, but it ended up being one of the best salads I’ve ever made!  Inspiration for the dressing came from Megan Elizabeth, and the salad I formulated around that dressing.  It turned out better than I could ever imagine! Ingredients Maple Mustard Dressing 1 Tbsp. almond butter 2 tsp. maple… Continue reading Maple Mustard Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Glaze

Blueberry Cashew Smoothie Bowl

This recipe, oddly enough, was inspired by a Lara Bar.  It is quite delicious, and I highly recommend this one.  Let me know what y’all think! Ingredients 2 cups frozen blueberries 4 frozen bananas ½ cup chia seeds soaked in water 1 Tbsp. cashew butter 1-2 Tbsp. cashews, chopped Fresh blueberries, whole or halved for… Continue reading Blueberry Cashew Smoothie Bowl

Leftover Curry Poutine

I know that leftovers aren’t the most glamorous foods to eat, especially if you eat the same meal over and over.  This is a wonderful opportunity to get creative in the kitchen!  I was all out of brown rice, and I needed to cook some potatoes before they went bad, so then the leftover curry… Continue reading Leftover Curry Poutine

Red Lentil Curry

“Once when Jacob was cooking some stew, Esau came in from the open country, famished.  He said to Jacob, ‘Quick, let me have some of that red stew!  I’m famished!’  […] But Jacob said, ‘Swear to me first.’  So he swore an oath to him, selling his birthright to Jacob.  Then Jacob gave Esau some… Continue reading Red Lentil Curry