Sous Vide Lemon Chicken and Spiced Lentils

Have you ever eaten a dish so good you’ve thought about it days later, trying to figure out what the heck was in it? That was me this week after eating at The Tasting Kitchen in Santa Monica. The branzino there was deliciously buttery with pine nuts and castelvetrano olives, the steak crusted yet tender…

Mexican Red Rice

Confession: I’ve never been a fan of plain white rice. I understand that rice is a staple that keeps many people fed and full, but in my personal experience with white rice it’s often unnecessary carbs serving as a vehicle for the real flavorful food. I mean, why would I want to eat plain white rice when…

Almond and Parmesan Crusted Tilapia

Tilapia is a fairly mild white fish that’s great if you want a low fat, filling protein- especially if you’re not into chicken. It’s the perfect chicken substitute! I always choose fish over chicken because the idea of undercooked chicken makes me super uncomfortable. I wanted something simple for dinner, and this almond and parmesan crusted…

Spaghetti Squash & Coconut Delicata Sauce

The crisp air, cozy layers, comfort food, and family gatherings make Fall my favorite season. It’s not quite here temperature-wise, but I am so mentally ready for it! Fall is also the time of year for squash. Pumpkins, butternut, kombucha, and more- they are in abundance at every grocery store.  Of all the squash varieties, I’ve…

Hanger Steak with Sweet and Sour Carrots

I tend to forget things I’ve ordered online, so it’s always a nice surprise receiving my packages at work. It’s even better when I know there’s food inside! I recently subscribed to the meal kit service by Plated. They were offering four free plates for new members at the time, so I figured why not try it…