This time of year I can never get enough zucchini. That is until I can’t stand anymore zucchini. After you’ve made your share of zucchini pasta, zucchini carpaccio, and salads, it can get to be a bit overwhelming. That’s when I turn to this super easy zucchini soup.
I'm a romantic at heart so I have these swoon-worthy visions of summertime picnics. At the seaside, at sunset, or at a music performance, there's something about the perfect picnic that just makes my culinary heart pitter patter. And, yes, the vision of my perfect picnic has cold lemonade, a more adult sipper, and a great salad, but it's pretty much incomplete unless there's a sandwich like this Slow-Roasted Tomato and Cilantro-Cashew Picnic Sandwich.
Eating on a road trip is like eating at a sports game — your healthy-eating choices are limited at best. Sure, comfort food from a hole-in-the-wall diner sounds amazing but riding in the car after eating a gut-bomb is asking for a food coma. So, before I hit the road I make these no-bake Blueberry Almond Granola Bars. They're easy to make, loaded with good-for-me ingredients, satisfies both the sweet and savory tooth, and, best of all, they haven't been sitting on a gas station shelf for six months.
This is your summer potluck salad because it's easy and always gets major compliments. When you want a meal of a salad or just have made a lot of extra grains, this is your jam. Loaded with greens, tomatoes, mozzarella, and toasted pistachios, is a summer recipe that's a total keeper.
This weekend Zucchini Rajas Salmon Tacos is where it's at. This a perfect recipe in that they're super easy to make but elegant enough to be from a restaurant. Which is likely because these Zucchini Rajas Salmon Tacos are highly inspired by the Sopa de Crema dish at Taco Maria restaurant. The recipe reflects the restaurant because Taco Maria is pretty unassuming when you first walk in but a few bites and it'll knock your calcetines off (see what I did there?).
I wish I knew about this salad so long ago. It's inspired by a salad I found at M Cafe de Chaya that's a bit fancier – with tempeh bacon, beets, and a vegan "Ranch" dressing. But, after spending way more than I should ever be spending on salads, I decided to make my own version.
It's that time of year — the time when the Pacific Northwest starts to shine. When you can cast your line in the nearest river and catch your dinner, be it salmon or rainbow trout. Which means it's time for this Toasted Walnut Green Sauce.
Our love for toast is never-ending; especially in the warmer weather when we want to cook simply. So, lately, we've been making this twist on an avocado toast with a cilantro-tahini dressing and a shaved asparagus salad.
If you've been anywhere near Alaska in the summer then you know that the salmon run is a really big deal. It's also a big deal around here since our family goes north and returns with chest upon chest of fresh-caught wild salmon. This year, we're continuing the tradition, which means we'll be pulling out one of our favorite salmon recipes: this Paprika Grilled Salmond Late Spring Salad.
We’ve made our fair share of stops at In N Out, The Little Owl, and Father’s Office all in the name of a burger. But, sometimes we just can’t go that big. And that’s been the case lately. So, to get back in balance, we’ve decided to go meatless with the help of these Chickpea Sliders with Roasted Red Pepper Ketchup.
This is our favorite granola to bake before a busy week. It's free of gluten, refined sugars, and it super easy to make. It also filled with big clusters - the best part of granola! Enjoy it granola with your fave milk and fruit, on top of your favorite chia pudding, or even snacked on alone.
You know those times where it's like your living the movie The Hangover – the 1st one, of course, it's best – and you don't know what or when but you know it did happen. It really truly did happen and you need a get-out-of-jail-card? If it's bad eating then this is the cure.