Blue Cheese and Broccoli

I’m sure everyone has either heard of had some sort of broccoli and cheese dish or more commonly referred to as a casserole. Often times it consists of broccoli, cheese ( creamy cheese sauce or shredded) and some type of starch hear its normally rice, I’ve heard of people using potatoes. I could see it…

Sautéed Swiss Chard

I love swiss chard its one of my favorite cooked greens but there are a couple rules to dealing with it. Wash it well. I’m not talking a quick rinse I’m talking running it a nice cold bath in the sink then giving it some down time. Cut the ends. Always invite acid to the…

Chili Garlic Corn on the Cob

I was thinking about this one. I was thinking what a terrible dish to eat on a first date. We got garlic, corn that’ll get caught in your teeth PLUS it’s equally annoying friend sesame seeds. We gotta trifecta. With that warning out of the way lets get on with it. I am actually personally…

Spinach Artichoke Dip

A good artichoke dip is kind of hard to find so I recommend this recipe and making your own. In the past when id look up artichoke dips they definitely seemed to lack spinach and the recipes more often than not came out watery. So I decided to make my own! I love artichokes but…

Soba Noodle Salad w/ Ginger Chili Sauce

So I had a hankering for a soba salad. For the unfamiliar soba is a thin noodle made with buckwheat not to be confused for this thicker cousin udon. I realized I was out of noodles. I tend to go through a lot of them. So I thought no worries ill hit the grocery store…

Raw Vegan Taco Salad

This recipe I made up many years ago and I use it often times when I have a meat free day or am meat free for extended periods. This taco salad will completely have people fooled if they aren’t told what’s in it that’s how good it is. Ingredients “Taco Meat” 6 button mushrooms 1/2c…

Mini Cucumber & Feta Salad

The thing that I love about the changes in the season is the fact that different fruits and vegetable are ” in season” meaning in their prime for pickin’ . So its a completely different flavor profile and angle from the past season especially winter to spring. Winter to spring is the best because its…

Blistered Shishito Peppers w/ Cotija Cheese

Well this one is fun if you can handle the heat. So this recipe worked out perfect for the first date picnic I made for my brother. My thought was ” fun with food” so that things could give them their own talking points and keep a discussion going. I chose shishito peppers because they…

Nopales (Cactus) Breakfast Tacos

Cactus breakfast tacos are always a treat! Adding potato and egg is a great way to be introduced to cactus. Cactus for the unfamiliar, is similar to aloe. It has a gel like inside. To remove this gel you’re going to need to boil it in the water, salt and vinegar. Cactus done correctly has…