finding ways to be creatively nourished

Month: June 2017

KuKu Sabzi – (Kookoo) – Persian Herb Frittata

KuKu Sabzi – (Kookoo) – Persian Herb Frittata

While in school, I spent time distracting myself from homework and test prep by experimenting with food. I’d take a staple dish like pasta, salad, or omelettes and throw in whatever we had in the fridge. I was simultaneously reducing waste and providing nourishment without […]

How to Make Kale Actually Taste . . . Good!

If you’re like me, kale is not the yummiest vegetable on the planet. It is stalky, bitter, sometimes gritty, – let’s be honest: we are talking equivalent to grabbing a leaf off a random tree and hoping for the best. – “Oh, but it’s soooo […]

Strawberry Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Strawberry Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Ambrosia?! Don’t be fooled. The food gods consumed chocolate and peanut butter on the reg. Hey! We could call the star of this recipe a match made in heaven! . . . I literally felt you roll your eyes. What I love about smoothies is […]

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs . . . Everytime!

Even if you are a fan of eggs, scrambled eggs may not be your cup of tea. It is so easy for everything to go south real quick. Even when I order scrambled eggs at restaurants, I feel like I’m playing roulette. I never know […]

Sesame Cabbage Wedges

Sesame Cabbage Wedges

The texture gods have blessed us with this dish as it dances in your mouth with the its tender insides and crispy edges! These Sesame Cabbage Wedges are amazing by themselves, but don’t limit yourself! The flavor profile is soooooo addicting! Perfect for stir-fry with […]

Pesto Chicken Bites (Appetizer Hack!)

Pesto Chicken Bites (Appetizer Hack!)

Ridiculously easy, dairy-free, and scrumptious, these Pesto Chicken Bites will be your next go-to healthy dish! These are a great way to feature an appetizer or hors d’oeuvre at your next party or get together. Leave it on the table and they will be gone […]

Spicy Garlic Roasted Broccoli

Spicy Garlic Roasted Broccoli

“Eat your broccoli!” yells Grandma from the other room. You are slumped over in your chair hating yourself for eating all of your pork chops slathered in tomato sauce before finishing your broccoli. You roll the green hunks around on your plate hoping there is […]