pasta · Salad · vegetarian

Tortellini and Roasted Veggie Salad

I swear, it's like the Big Bang when summer arrives in Oklahoma. There's no gradual increase in temperatures. No lingering Spring coolness. No---it's just WHAM! One day you wake up and the temperatures are hovering in the high 90's and the sun sticks around for far too long. While I'm languishing in the eternal sunshine… Continue reading Tortellini and Roasted Veggie Salad

Sides · vegetable · vegetarian

Spinach & Artichoke Twice-Baked Potatoes

Appetizers are probably the greatest food invention of all time. Seriously, hear me out on this one. Appetizers are basically a prelude to the big musical number. They're the opening monologue of a play that sets the tone for the rest of dinner. Appetizers are the introduction to a meal, and first impressions mean everything.  If there… Continue reading Spinach & Artichoke Twice-Baked Potatoes

Indian · Snack · vegetarian

Curry Kale Chips

It has been one ill-prepared ice storm after another, here in Oklahoma. And by ill-prepared, I mean the storm itself wasn't prepared. Forecasts, meteorologists, even the National Weather Service warned everyone about impending doom...and then? Nothing. Not a speck of ice. Temperatures would hover in the low 30's, but never dip like they were supposed to. Bread,… Continue reading Curry Kale Chips

Paleo · Salad · vegetarian

Roasted Veggie Salad with Lemon-Tahini Dressing

Sometimes, you just need a kick in the butt to get motivated. I haven't been up-and-at-'em when it comes to cooking lately, and I've been slacking on my healthy habits. No more. It's time to take 2017 by the horns and make it our bi---oh, well you get the gist. In a fit of passion,… Continue reading Roasted Veggie Salad with Lemon-Tahini Dressing

Sides · Squash September · vegetarian

Spaghetti Squash with Peanut Sauce

Fall is finally here! I know I've been ready for it for weeks, but it really is finally here! Football is back on the tube, cooler weather has swept over Oklahoma (kinda), and the PSL is back at Starbucks. I guess "Squash September" really has meaning now, you know? I've made this recipe once before and… Continue reading Spaghetti Squash with Peanut Sauce