Hors D’oeuvre

Farinata with Tomato, Mozzarella, and Pesto Drizzle {Recipe ReDux}

Be transported to Italy with this easy, gluten-free, and vegetarian Farinata with Tomato, Mozzarella, and Pesto. It’s Recipe ReDux time and I’m loving this month’s theme! A Vacation-Inspired Recipe Start unpacking your favorite vacation memories. Think about a trip you took state-side or internationally and create a healthy recipe from an unforgettable meal you enjoyed. Or, create a recipe from a native ingredient you saw or tasted on your travels.  As soon as I… read more »

3-Ingredient Minty Pea Dip {Recipe}

This bright and refreshing Minty Pea Dip is quick and easy to make, requires only three ingredients, and can be used in a variety of ways. I have a really quick and easy recipe for you today. This 3-Ingredient Minty Pea Dip probably falls within the top 5 easiest recipes you will ever make. I promise! So let’s get to it, shall we?! Ingredients & Preparation Some people are turned off by peas because it reminds them of their childhood and being forced to eat whatever was on their plate. For many ye… read more »

Watermelon & Lemon Mint Ricotta Stacks {Recipe ReDux}

Creamy and zesty lemon mint ricotta is sandwiched between stacks of watermelon flowers for a festive, nutritious and delicious summer appetizer or hors d’oeuvres. It’s time for July’s Recipe ReDux! This month’s theme was a fun one and made me get more artistic in the kitchen than I’m used to. The challenge: Get Your Fruits and Veggies in Shape! With produce galore, now’s a great time to enjoy lots of fruits and vegetables. Show us how you’re serving the bounty oread more »

Grilled Avocados Stuffed with Corn & Black Bean Salsa {Recipe ReDux}

Grilled avocados are stuffed with a light and fresh mixture of corn, black beans, and tomatoes in this elegant yet simple appetizer, side dish, or vegan entrée. I am so happy that grilling season is here! It took quite some time for spring to join us here in New York, but the season has arrived and with it all the delicious spring produce, beautiful spring flowers, and the lovely sunny days that aren’t too hot and are just right to be outside if you want to grill yourself some lunch. Ok, it’s not… read more »

Creamy Pureed Mushroom Soup + 6 Things to Know About Mushrooms

Learn all about mushrooms and then satisfy your cravings for an umami-rich meal with this thick and creamy pureed mushroom soup – no cream added! My accommodations and lunch at the Mushroom Council farm tour last June were paid for, but I was not compensated for this post. As always, all opinions are my own.  Mushrooms are one of my favorite vegetables (if you couldn’t tell from all the mushroom recipes I have on the blog!), so I was super excited when last June the Mushroom Council invi… read more »