Garden Pasta Primavera

About This Recipe: Pasta primavera is a vegetable lover’s dream. All you need is your choice of pasta shape, and any variety of fresh vegetables. I think that farfalle is the most aesthetically pleasing shape for this recipe, but penne or orecchiette would also be perfect. I prefer my pasta primavera with eggplant, zucchini, mushrooms, … More Garden Pasta Primavera

Vegan Mushroom Tacos

About This Recipe: This dish was inspired by Bar Verde- a great vegan Mexican restaurant in the East Village. I ordered their mushroom carnitas tacos, and was surprised at how satisfying they were since I REALLY love my pork carnitas tacos. These mushroom tacos are so easy to make, and require more assembly than actual … More Vegan Mushroom Tacos

Lemon Orzo Stew

About This Recipe: This recipe is loosely inspired by avgolemono- Greek lemon chicken soup. Avgolemono is super rich and creamy, and contains eggs and of course, plenty of lemon juice. I followed the theme of the soup, but made modifications to be dairy free, and added more vegetables to be a balanced meal. This stew … More Lemon Orzo Stew

Cilantro Lime Shrimp

About This Recipe: Shrimp is the perfect weeknight ingredient because it only takes a few minutes to cook, and it is pretty light and healthy. All it takes is a bit of butter, and a generous amount of garlic, lime juice, and cilantro to turn simple seared shrimp into something special. I love this shrimp … More Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Creamy Baba Ganoush

About This Recipe: Mediterranean food is one of my favorite types of cuisine, and there’s nothing that I love more than a good mezze dip trio. And a must have dip is none other than baba ganoush. I always wondered how they made it, and it’s actually pretty simple but just takes a fair amount … More Creamy Baba Ganoush