Classic Bruschetta

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My obsession with tomatoes is well-known and one of the best ways to enjoy really good tomatoes, is of course, in the form of something fresh. I am also too tired and lazy to cook up a storm on an average weeknight so this bruschetta is the perfect thing to haveĀ and I usually end up […]

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The Ultimate Party Guacamole

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In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve been on an avocado kick lately, but this is a birthday party classic I make every year. Why is it THE Ultimate Party Guacamole you may ask? Because it skips on the garlic and amps up the flavor with a secret ingredient – a tablespoon of Chardonnay Balsamic Vinegar. […]

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Not Your Average Avocado Toast

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I woke up this morning feeling like I really needed an epic breakfast, and in my book, that ALWAYS involves avocado and eggs. So instead of concocting something new, I found this recipeĀ on the Honest Cooking Twitter page and couldn’t look away. It’s got zesty and citrusy avocado, fresh baby arugula, crisp radishes (cucumbers in […]

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Roasted Sweet Potato Stuffed with Hummus, Roasted Garlic, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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In creating this, I was trying to make something soft and delicious as I had a wisdom tooth taken out this past weekend and needed soft food. I love sweet potatoes to begin with, but stuffing them with even more vegetables creates a perfect vegetarian meal that is filling, delicious, and nutritious. You can do […]

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Rosemary, Garlic and Sriracha Ketchup

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Coming from the Russian motherland, loving potatoes is pretty much programmed into my DNA, so yes, I do in fact, love potatoes. I love sweet potatoes even more because they are nutrient-packed and sweetly-delicious. This particular preparation of them is my favorite, because it takes 30 minutes and produces absolute deliciousness. Also, I am not […]

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