Vegan Couscous Salad

vegan couscous salad

This salad, oh this salad. This vegan couscous salad is basically a pantry salad, since we almost always have each of the ingredients on hand at any time.  Every food I love, on one plate, mixed together and tossed with the most delicious scallion vinaigrette.  Colorful, flavorful, tangy and crunchy.  I love it so much. Can you

Gluten Free French Toast Casserole

french toast in a cast iron skillet

Hosting weekend brunch is always a favorite in our house — it’s relaxed and casual, people aren’t in a rush to get home on a weeknight or to get home to a babysitter on a weekend evening. Bring your boyfriend! Bring your baby! Bring your favorite booze! It’s an entertainer’s dream. Recently I made this

Pomegranate Coconut Cocktail

coconut pomegranate cocktails

Hello and happy new year! It feels like it’s been forever – I’ve missed you! Today I’m back, sharing a new favorite recipe for pomegranate coconut cocktails.  This fizzy, light and refreshing drink is bright and festive [especially with Valentine’s Day coming up!] and was recently a party time favorite in our house.  Remember my post

Whole Wheat Pear Muffins

whole wheat pear muffins

As busy city-dwellers, my husband and I are rushing out to door almost every morning. Even though we are early risers, the morning minutes seem to move faster than others. I’m a proper breakfast eater — I like to start my day by sitting down to a meal. But my husband? Not so much. That

Eggplant Appetizer

roasted eggplant and feta

I’m always looking for appetizers that are vegetable-based, so when I whipped up this eggplant appetizer, I was hooked.  I found these little fairytale eggplants at the Union Square farmers market and couldn’t resist their petite stature. Eggplant is a funny vegetable. Its rich jewel tone color pairs so gorgeously with other foods, making for

How To Roast Garlic

roasted garlic toast

Properly roasted garlic might be one of the easiest and most delicious kitchen know-hows. Garlic is a healthy addition to any recipe: low in calories, packed with good-for-you antioxidants and spicy, savory flavor. But when roasted, it’s magically transformed into a perfectly sweet yet still subtly savory delicacy. Plus it really could not be easier

Toblerone Cookies

toberlone cookie recipe

Happy Holidays and Happy Monday!  In the spirit of the holiday season, I’m sharing my favorite recipe for chocolate candy cookies.  These cookies are a play on these brown butter chocolate chip cookies (from deep in The Domesticated Wolf archives), and are sweet and gorgeous thanks to a single piece of decadent Toblerone placed in the center. They are

Peanut Butter Loaf

peanut butter loaf recipe

This past weekend was filled with lots of relaxation and holiday cheer, including delicious meals and baking! For me, baking is so relaxing and I’m left with heavenly yummies in the aftermath. Plus my husband has a sweet tooth, so he’s more than happy to be my guinea pig (specifically these apple biscuits and these mini pumpkin cakes).

How To Make Avocado Toast

how to make delicious avocado toast

Who here is an avocado toast fan? Everyone? Figured! Avocado toast is all the rage — healthy, delicious, gorgeous and so versatile. Doesn’t get much better than that. But who’s to say it has to be relegated to a restaurant- only dish? It’s so easy to make and fast: perfect for an early morning. Keep

Oatmeal Banana Cookies

gluten free oatmeal banana cookies

Monday morning on the subway, I read all 450 Reddit comments about Sunday’s Homeland episode.  I’m literally in a huge internet black hole of Homeland and Serial.  But I don’t care! I am totally obsessed.  Did I mention I am anxiously awaiting the summer when ORANGE comes back?  But, la la la, you are probably not here