Posts Tagged "Vegetarian"

Beet Carpaccio with Goat Cheese and Pepitas

This Beet Carpaccio is one of those recipes that looks fancy, but is incredibly easy to make. Like, seriously, it’s almost embarrassing how easy it is. You’ll roast some beets, slice ’em up, add some delicious toppings and there you go, a beautiful and tasty dish! Speaking of beautiful, can we just take a moment to appreciate how pretty beets Read More

Easy Eggs in Purgatory

Eggs in Purgatory might take the blue ribbon for coziest breakfast ever (if anyone is giving out ribbons for that.) In addition to being the coziest, it’s also one of the easiest! I’m telling you, it looks fancy, but it’s a breeze to make. I mean, I regularly make this on weekdays—that’s how easy it is! It’s a healthy and fun Read More

Chicory Salad with Blue Cheese and Pears

My mom used to make a similar salad to this one when I was growing up and I used to resist it because my (totally wrong) brain thought that pears couldn’t be good in a salad. Well, when I finally came around and realized that pears are DELICIOUS in salad, I felt like a real moron. Take it from me Read More

Farro With Miso Mushrooms

I am honestly kind of mad at myself for not bringing this recipe to life sooner. I have a list of “cooking ideas” in my notes on my phone where I jot down any and all ideas I have for recipes. Some of these ideas are fully formed and ready to be put to the test and some… well, some Read More

Roasted Asparagus with Marinated Tomato Salad

This salad is perfect for the end of Spring/Beginning of Summer. Asparagus is still in season and cherry tomatoes are popping up at farmer’s markets all over. The combination of slightly charred asparagus and sweet, juicy tomatoes is really delicious and then top it off with Parmesan and fresh basil? Perfection! Also, can we just appreciate how really, really ridiculously Read More

Snap Pea Crostini: Ricotta Pea Kidding Me!

It’s spring! I am so beyond excited that it’s finally spring and we can put stupid winter behind us. No offense winter, but after the holidays, you’re just not fun anymore. By the time spring rolls around, I’m always so over dreary, gray Chicago that all want to see are pretty things. I need flowers, green grass, colorful dresses, and Read More

Goat Cheese and Radish Crostini

Holiday parties are here and that question, “do we need to bring something?” is running rampant. These crostini are the perfect appetizer for a holiday party or any other get together, for that matter! THESE are what you should bring. After making this recipe numerous times, I’ve settled on breakfast radishes as my radish of choice. Because of their shape, Read More

Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes

Roasting tomatoes is one of the easiest ways to amp up the flavor in everyday dishes. And when I say easy, I mean REALLY, really easy. There are lots of ways to roast tomatoes but these balsamic ones are my favorite! When you roast tomatoes, the flavor concentrates so they end up more flavorful (duh) and a little sweeter. Roasting Read More

Summer Tomato Toasts

Tomato season is here! Woohoooo!! So, let’s just tomato everything. In the mood for toast? Let’s tomato it. This might be the simplest, non-recipe in the world BUT, since summer tomatoes are so important, I figured it needed it’s own post. So, here you go: Summer Tomato Toasts! I always make sure to grab a few different colored tomatoes for Read More

The Best Bruschetta

When I was in third (or fourth?) grade, I wrote and turned in a story called “When the lights went out” That was literally the exact same story that Mr. Mertle, from The Sandlot, told Smalls and Benny about how he lost his sight. I’m talking, I stole the entire story, wrote it as if I came up with it Read More