Heirloom Tomato and Polenta Quiche {Guest Post}

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Have you seen anything more beautiful than this? I have to say, that I am a little excited that summer is coming to an end (bye bye poofy hair) and am so ready to bring in the cool breeze and scarfs…but very very sad to be saying bye to heirloom tomatoes!   I know I […]

Kale and Egg Breakfast Pizza

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Ahh…breakfast. The most important meal of the day. I often neglect this meal and run out the door with a banana or a spoonful of yogurt. Joe is the real breakfast maker. He makes the best eggs, chicken sausage, fruit and yogurt and always remembers to set the coffee to go off on time. So […]

Creamy Avocado Hummus with Za’atar

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It’s an obsession really. Taking a million pictures of my Hula girl. I can’t help it, I want to cherish and savor every waking moment I can with this furry 4-legged being. I mean seriously….look at this face! It wouldn’t be “my blog” without at least 1 photo every now and then of this adoreableness. […]

Roasted Cauliflower with Rosemary and Raisins

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There is something special that happens when a  vegetable slowly roasts in an oven and begins to break down. The veggie becomes caramelized and sweet and sugars begin to ooze out. The flavor, texture and aesthetics begin to darken and almost turns into addicting candy. There is not one veggie that I have roasted and […]

Vegetarian Pasta Fagioli

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We are traveling to Italy today, but I can’t tell you where exactly because this recipe of pasta fagioli soup is probably a combination of several areas all over Italy. Pasta fagioli literally means “pasta and beans” and there are so many variations to the soup. A thinner, soupier consistency can probably be found in […]