Niçoise Salad with Lemon Garlic Dressing

Niçoise Salad: The Fanciest a Can of Tuna Has Ever Felt

This 30 minute Niçoise Salad with lemon garlic dressing is fancy, French and affordable. I used to have an irrational fear of canned tuna but this recipe takes it to a level of deliciousness I can’t deny. Now I find myself making this recipe at least once a week; such is life. My tastebuds have changed a lot in the last 10 years and I’m kinda digging it. Read more

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Five Minute Chimichurri Sauce: A Delicious Immune Boost

Chimichurri

Here in Portland it’s been feeling a lot like summer lately and it’s encouraged me to do some grilling. This Five Minute Chimichurri Sauce is excellent on grilled steaks or roasted veggies and is packed with fresh garlic, parsley and lemon juice. Read more

Weekly Meal Prep #7: Moroccan Lentils with Kale and Chicken Sausage

Moroccan Lentils with Kale and Chicken Sausage

These moroccan lentils slow cooked with kale, chicken sausage and crushed tomatoes are a treat my dad always makes during the winter. I used to have this weird thing against lentils as a kid but as soon as I moved away from home I found myself craving this dish regularly. It’s the perfect combination of comfort and healthy food with a generous bite of kale, onions and tomatoes.

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Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies

Got Plans for Valentine’s Day?

These triple chocolate chip cookies are perfect for any Valentine’s Day situation. Staying in alone to cry and watch sad movies? A cookie will go great with that! Meeting a tinder date for the first time? Break the ice with these amazing treats! Staying in with your loved one to Netflix & chill? You get the drift.  Read more

Moroccan Lamb Risotto

Lessons from my Grandma

This Moroccan Lamb Risotto is inspired by one of my favorite dishes made by my grandma. Ever since I was little, communicating with my relatives in Morocco was difficult because we spoke different languages. My grandma specifically grew up in a small village outside of Marrakech and only speaks Berber and some Moroccan Arabic; I only speak English. The one thing that we were always able to connect through was food.

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Instant Pot Risotto 3 Ways: Pesto Parmesan, Mushroom & Fresh Tomato

Instant Pot Risotto 3 Ways

Making risotto has never been this easy, learn to make this Instant Pot Risotto 3 ways: pesto parmesan, mushroom and fresh tomato. Use your fancy new kitchen tool or pressure cooker to recreate this usually complex dish in under 10 minutes! Read more

Weekly Meal Prep #3: Spanish Rice & Beans with Chicken

Weekly Meal Prep #3: Spanish Rice & Beans with Chicken

Week 3 of the Meal Prep Series is finally here and couldn’t be better than this Spanish Rice & Beans with Chicken recipe. Remember when I said I was going to post a new meal prep recipe every week? No shame here; my goal in writing this series is to provide the highest quality recipes I can and if that means taking a few weeks to perfect things I am happy to do that. I hope no one out there minds but if you’re going to be eating these for several days in a row they have to be delicious!

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Weekly Meal Prep #2: Gluten Free Vegan Roasted Veggie Bowls

Weekly Meal Prep #2

Another week, another meal prep. This week’s meal prep recipe is gluten free, vegan and extremely affordable roasted veggie bowls.

With 2018 just beginning, many of you may be looking in to meal prepping for the first time. If you are new to the practice, here are some tips that make it easier for me: Read more