Pasta with Creamy Cherry Tomato Sauce and Ham {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free}

  I have spent the last week in Spain with D’s mom and sister. We flew into Madrid and took a bus down to Malaga, where the Semana Santa, the Holy Week, celebrations have been in full swing. Several times every single day there have been enormous religious processions going through the main streets in… 

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Eggplant Ragout with Tomatoes and Chickpeas {Gluten- Free, Vegan}

A creamy vegan and gluten free eggplant ragout with chickpeas and tomatoes. Perfect for a weeknight meatless meal served over quinoa couscous I go back and forth with eggplant. Do I love it? Is it just meh? My feelings seem to be very … Read More »

Chicken and Pesto Panini {Gluten-Free}

A creamy and flavorful panini made with chicken, pesto, cheese and mayonnaise. A tad more sophisticated than the grilled cheeses I lived off of in college  I'm pretty sure the only real food I ate sophomore year of college was the panini. It … Read More »

Indian Rava Kesari

A simple five ingredient traditional South Indian dessert that is perfect served warm with a sprinkling of cashews, raisins and dried rose petals.  Before going to India I didn't know anything about Indian desserts. Had never tried one, and … Read More »

Vegan Creamy Broccoli Soup {Gluten-Free}

I love a good creamy broccoli soup. In college I used to get my fix from Panera and then post college I made my own copy cat version of their broccoli cheddar soup. And now that I'm even more grown up I've now moved on to a creamy vegan broccoli … Read More »

Vegan Fettuccine Alfredo with Caramelized Squash and Red Onions {Gluten-Free}

Your new go to healthy pasta favorite: A vegan and gluten free creamy fettuccine alfredo with caramelized butternut squash and red onions, sprinkled with fresh rosemary. You'll be dreaming about this dish. I'm sitting at the airport Mcdonald's … Read More »

Piña Colada Smoothie

The classic Piña Colada cocktail turned into a vegan, gluten-free and sugar-free breakfast smoothie. Refreshing and rejuvenating.  It has been incredibly hot here in Penang Malaysia where D and I have been renting an apartment for the last … Read More »

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free}

These Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps are full of flavors from fresh herbs and Asian sauces. Perfect for a weeknight dinner as they take less than 30 minutes to make. {Gluten-free and Dairy-free too} Outside the balcony in the apartment we are renting … Read More »

BLT Salad with Vegan Avocado Dressing {Gluten-Free}

The classic BLT sandwich is turned into a salad and jazzed up with a creamy vegan avocado dressing. While the salad is pretty standard this dressing is simply out of this world.  So you might have noticed that I haven't post in a while -- over a … Read More »

Banana Nutella Smoothie

This creamy and flavorful Banana Nutella Smoothie made with coconut milk is sure to make your day  Nutella is like a time machine. I only needed the slightest scent of it and I'm instantly transported back into my childhood. Lackadaisical … Read More »

Peanut Butter, Apple and Granola Snack Wraps {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

Peanut butter, apple and granola wraps make for a perfect quick breakfast or light snack. You've got the crunch from the granola, the fruity apple crispiness and the creamy peanut butter to blend it all together. Lightly grill them for that extra … Read More »

Spinach and Cheese Momos

These Spinach and Cheese Nepalese dumplings are magical cheesy steamed parcels that are perfect dipped in a peanuty tomato sauce D and I spent a month traveling in Nepal in November of last year. In between sightseeing around Kathmandu and … Read More »

Low Carb Sushi Rolls with Smoked Salmon and Avocado

I am seriously so excited to share this recipe. I came up with this dish randomly and absolutely love love loved it. We're talking about low carb, rice free, quick make at home sushi rolls. No raw fish necessary, just smoked salmon, avocados, … Read More »

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