Chilled Cucumber Soup

Summer is in full effect here in So-Cal; with temperatures in the 90’s I’m very hesitant to do any sort of cooking that involves the stove or oven. Chilled soups are new to me, but I can’t remember ever tasting one that was bad on a hot day, so I figured I’d take my chances…

Crispy Lemon Brussels Sprouts

It’s really hard to make Brussels sprouts look sexy. In case you haven’t noticed I’m very particular about the way food looks on this blog. I tried to make these look as good as they taste, but may not have done them justice. These little guys are tossed in a blend of seasoned olive oil…

Summer Smoothie Bowl

I never got into breakfast smoothies because I always found myself ravenously hungry shortly after drinking them. This would usually lead to me making up for it with a huge lunch. So much for healthy. This smoothie recipe is hearty enough to keep me full without feeling gross. The base is also thick enough to…

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…