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Dinner

Avocado Stuffed Mediterranean Turkey Meatballs

These are not your typical ground beef, breadcrumb filled, meatballs – although, those are amazing. These are much lighter, juicier, and healthier! Also, they are stuffed with God’s gift to humanity: avocado. . . Shut it! Yes it is. They are absolutely delicious and perfect […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lentil Salad

Lentil Salad

This yummy salad is amazingly versatile! It makes for a great side dish or starter salad. The tangy vinegar dressing makes the dish a perfect barbecue side salad. It’s also fantastic on a piece of crostini or with pita chips. Great to bring to a […]

Tilapia Fish Tacos

Tilapia Fish Tacos

Tacos were always a weeknight staple in my family. They were easy, customizable and so so yummy. Overtime, I wanted to diversify the ingredients and try different flavor combinations. Trust me – I will take a ground beef taco bar anytime, anywhere – call me, […]