Vegan Egg Rolls

Servings: 12 egg rolls Time: 25 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 pkg Vegan egg roll wraps (I use Nasoya) 1 tsp minced ginger 2 cups cabbage slaw 2 Tbsp tamari sauce OR coconut amino acids Non-stick cooking spray Sweet chili sauce, for dipping Chives OR green onions, for garnish Cooking oil as needed (I stick with EVOO) […]

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Strawberry Salsa

Servings: Depends… Time: 5 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 Tbsp honey 2 Tbsp lime juice 4 cups strawberries, diced 1/4 cup red onion, diced 2 Tbsp cilantro 1 jalapeno, diced DIRECTIONS Mix strawberries, onions, cilantro, and jalapeno in a seal-able bowl. Pour honey and lime juice over the mixture. Seal with cover and shake to combine. Serve […]

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Caprese-Stuffed Mushrooms

Servings: 4 Time: 30 minutes INGREDIENTS 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon freshly chopped parsley 4 large Portobello Mushrooms, stem removed, washed and dried with a paper towel 1 cup crumbled goat cheese 1 cup grape (or cherry) tomatoes, halfed garlic salt, to taste fresh basil, shredded to garnish ¼ cup […]

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Pesto Shrimp Fettuccine

Being forced to eat a mostly gluten-free diet has been a challenging yet enlightening experience. Sometimes I choose to suffer the consequences and indulge, but most of the time I behave and search for GF options. Thankfully, many GF substitutions don’t have a drastic taste difference — except for GF pizza crust, I canNOT seem […]

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Spanish Chicken Over Caulirice

G and I are challenging ourselves to a No-Spend Month this June as we have some big travel plans later in the summer and have completed a number of house projects since the New Year. (One project was unexpectedly necessary when I opted to put my hand through one of the basement windows. Thankfully I’ll […]

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Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Lime Slaw

I attempt a new recipe about once a week, whether it be for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert. About a month ago I came across a recipe for shrimp tacos and decided to give it a try. WOW! G and I both fell head over heels for these spicy little delicacies, and we now eat […]

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Friendsgiving 2018 Menu

Thanksgiving is a traditional meal — gotta have that green bean casserole, amirite?! But Friendsgiving has become a fun new tradition G and I began last year. This year had to be a much more intimate affair due to all those home improvements and limited amount of time to plan, but it was still a […]

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Savory Sundays: Goat Cheese Holiday Truffles

G and I had a great Thanksgiving break. We traveled down to Indy and spent the day with G’s family. Our brother and sister-in-law also came from Iowa with our four-month-old nephew, and we were both in heaven. We absolutely love that little turkey, and any text/Snapchat/minute we’re able to have with him is a […]

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Blueberry Almond Salad With Feta

August is right around the corner and that means my favorite fresh fruit season is about to strike in Michigan: blueberry season! I have grown up eating pounds and pounds of those delectable little berries, and as I’ve gotten older and “more mature” in my palate, I look for various ways to incorporate my favorite […]

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Cilantro Lime Shrimp Scampi

Anyone remember me mentioning all those supplies I bought for mosquito repellent candles in my Lemon Rosemary Chicken recipe? How about my goal to eat less grains in my post with the Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes? Well, here is a dish that makes the most of both! The left over limes from my would-be […]

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Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I am not eating many grains so I am limiting my consumption of breads, pastas, and rices, as well as staying away from white potatoes. That means I am attempting to be as crafty as possible when it comes to carb-infused and starchy foods. Cue the riced cauliflower, zucchini noodles, and sweet potatoes! This particular […]

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Lemon Rosemary Chicken

The day before our wedding I went to the local grocery store and purchased a bag full of lemons, limes, and fresh rosemary sprigs. My plan was to make my own mosquito repellent candles in canning jars to sit on the guests’ tables during the reception. Not only would this have added some more color […]

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