Simple Bolognese Sauce


Traditional Bolognese sauce calls for hours of simmering, but in the long hot days of summer sometimes that’s just unreasonable. This simple sauce is just as tasty with bold flavor and takes just about one hour from chopping to plating!  Continue reading


Frugal Vegan Cookbook + Falafel Bowl with Israeli Couscous

Frugal Vegan

I love vegan cooking and baking! It’s easy, inexpensive, and healthy. You heard that right! Eating vegan is a frugal and tasty lifestyle change–even if you only support Meatless Mondays or cut out meat a few meals per week. I’ve been stocking up on cookbooks because they bring me so much inspiration and I had to share this awesome recipe with you. If you love simple and delicious recipes as much as I do, you’ll love FRUGAL VEGAN by Katie Koteen and Kate Kasbee of Well VeganContinue reading

Taco Quinoa Skillet

Taco Quinoa Skillet

I’ve been on a real quinoa kick lately! It’s such an easy and versatile base to many of my favorite lunches and dinners. This recipe is the perfect way to eat lighter and healthier when you’re craving tacos… Which I do at least once a week!  Continue reading

Spicy Garlic Peanut Noodles

Spicy Garlic Peanut Noodles

Spicy Garlic Peanut Noodles

Something I don’t have enough of – noodles!! Why? I couldn’t tell you because I love them! I used to have noodles all the time, on their own, with veggies, or with a protein. This recipe was inspired by an awesome bowl of noodles I had while out to dinner several months ago. It’s savory with a little kick and a whole lot of crunch!  Continue reading

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Homemade Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

You all know how much I love my hummus! Plain, garlic, spinach, and now with roasted red pepper. Dip in some pita wedges or veggies, either way, enjoy this healthy dip!  Continue reading

Simple Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Sweet Potatoes


Sweet potatoes are by far one of my favorite ingredients to roast! At one point in time, I was roasting them twice a week. I love how versatile they are and can be tossed in a salad or bowl, or served as a side.  Continue reading

Homemade Pico de Gallo

Homemade Pico de Gallo

Homemade Pico de Gallo

Living in Texas, we eat our fair share of pico de gallo! A lot of people I know base their favorite Mexican and Tex-Mex restaurants off their pico and salsa. I love the freshness of homemade pico de gallo, and it’s sure to become a Taco Tuesday staple around here!

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