tomato basil soup

Garden Tomato Basil Soup & Other Musings

Yesterday I noticed that my basil and small tomatoes were growing like weeds. If I didn’t trim the basil, it would continue to grow straight up, become too tall and heavy, and potentially greet my neighbors upstairs. See: What I’ve Learned About Growing Herbs: Part II. As with all herbs, I’ve learned that you want to cut the herb just above a set of growing … Continue reading Garden Tomato Basil Soup & Other Musings

A Veggie Lover’s Sriracha Shakshuka Recipe

In my last post, 3 Quick & Easy Breakfast recipes, I listed out three (ok, four) breakfast foods that I love to make in the morning. These recipes don’t require slaving over the kitchen or watching the time before you have to run out the door. They are just as the title states, “quick & easy” and they are healthy and delicious too! I wanted … Continue reading A Veggie Lover’s Sriracha Shakshuka Recipe

banana pancakes

3 Quick & Easy Breakfast Recipes

I’ve got three (+1!) recipes for you this hot, sweltering Sunday and for the week ahead. If you don’t want to leave your bed or comfy couch to go out to brunch it’s really ok. I’ve got you. Stay in and make one of these recipes: 1. Protein Pancakes – there are many ways to make your pancakes with real ingredients, more protein, and less … Continue reading 3 Quick & Easy Breakfast Recipes

Make Your Own New York-style Pizza

Almost everywhere I go in NYC I am tempted by the luring smell of pizza. You know what I’m talking about. The ooey, gooey, cheesy thin crust slices sold in $1 pizza shops on every corner. This New York-style pizza is often sold in wide slices to go. How does one not eat pizza everyday? New Yorkers must have pretty good self control, or they really know how … Continue reading Make Your Own New York-style Pizza

Veggie egg muffins

Veggie Egg Muffin Cups in Five, Four, Three…

What if I told you that you could make a protein rich and delicious breakfast for the rest of the week in only 30 minutes by following these five steps? I’ll make this post short and sweet. Tasty Egg Muffins in Five Steps: 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Cut up your favorite veggies – I cut up yellow, red, green peppers, as well … Continue reading Veggie Egg Muffin Cups in Five, Four, Three…

Blueberry Vanilla Protein Muffins

These are my favorite blueberry muffins to make on Sunday mornings when you can wake up slow, make a delicious breakfast, and share a steaming pot of coffee. As promised in my last post, Dark Chocolate and Almond Butter Oatmeal Muffins, here is my recipe for oatmeal blueberry muffins. These muffins are just bursting with flavor and full of goodness. When you have extra time in the morning … Continue reading Blueberry Vanilla Protein Muffins