Sides · vegan · vegetarian

Wild Rice Pilaf with Sweet Potato & Mushrooms

My pantry is inundated with half-filled containers of random grains, flours, and meals. I've got pearl couscous I need to use, about a cup of quinoa left, and some semolina flour I have no idea what to do with. Such is the life of a random foodie. I get inspired by a recipe and I… Continue reading Wild Rice Pilaf with Sweet Potato & Mushrooms

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Mexican · Sides · vegetarian

Mexican Street Corn Style Grilled Zucchini

A coworker and I were talking about our favorite foods this morning. "My favorite food is Mexican," my coworker, Alana, said. I couldn't really pinpoint down a favorite food, per se, but I could whittle it down to two different types of foods: Mexican and Asian. If you look at most of the recipes I've… Continue reading Mexican Street Corn Style Grilled Zucchini

asian · dinner · Thai · vegan · vegetarian

Chopped Thai Chicken Salad

It's cold, dreary, dry--- and the holidays are quickly approaching. What better chance than now to whip up a salad for lunch or dinner? I know, I know, it's not really salad weather. The winter months don't really invoke a cool & crisp salad mood. But with the as busy as everyone's schedule has been this close… Continue reading Chopped Thai Chicken Salad

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