Sizzlin’ Spicy Szechuan Stir-Fry

This Sizzlin’ Spicy Szechuan Stir-Fry is quick and easy to make with beef, chicken, shrimp or tofu.  Feel free to make it as spicy or mild as you prefer! This weekend marks six months since we packed up our lives and moved across the ocean to Barcelona.  And I’ve gotta...

Szechuan Sauce

This 5-Minute Szechuan Sauce recipe is an irresistible blend of spicy, sweet and savory flavors.  And it works perfectly as a stir-fry or dipping sauce. Fellow spicy food lovers!  ♡ You know who you are.  You have a special shelf in the fridge for your Sriracha and Cholula and Tabasco and Frank’s. ...

Quinoa Tortilla Soup

This Quinoa Tortilla Soup recipe is made with the most amazing zesty chile broth, it’s naturally vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free, and totally hearty and delicious.  Pile yours high with your favorite toppings! I never realized how often tortilla soup is served at Mexican restaurants with chicken…until I met this vegetarian...

The Most Amazing Roasted Artichokes

No joke — this truly is the most amazing roasted artichokes recipe.  They’re easy to make, full of big and fresh flavors, and always a crowd fave! Since moving to Barcelona, our veggie bowl has mysteriously been stocked with fresh artichokes pretty much 24/7. I’ll give you one guess who’s responsible for...

Cacio e Pepe

This traditional Cacio e Pepe recipe only takes about 20 minutes to make, with 4 easy ingredients.  It’s the perfect impromptu recipe for pasta night! Friends!  Gather round.  It’s time that we have a heart-to-heart today about the magical pasta recipe that’s nearest and dearest to mine. Classic cacio e pepe. ✨✨✨ As any of...

5-Minute Iced Rooibos Latte

This 5-Minute Iced Rooibos Latte is caffeine-free, easy to make with your preferred kind of milk, and so refreshing and tasty. Meet…my latest obsession this spring. This Iced Rooibos Latte. ♡ Actually, it seems I’m not alone in this latte love.  Starbucks just released a new line of tea lattes on their...

Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef

This Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef recipe is super-easy to make in the pressure cooker, it’s full of big flavors, and it is perfect for tacos, burritos, salads, quesadillas and more! Alright, now that Easter weekend with its delicious carrot cake and scalloped potatoes is behind us, I am diving full speed ahead into the...

Curried Satay Veggie Bowls

These quick and easy Curried Satay Veggie Bowls take less than 20 minutes to make, they’re naturally gluten-free and vegan, and they are made with the most heavenly red curry sauce! You know a recipe’s good when you catch your husband red-(curry-sauce-)handed in the kitchen after lunch, scraping out...

Mimosas

Learn how to make mimosas with this classic mimosa recipe.  Plus, tips on how to customize your drinks (including a non-alcoholic version), and make pitcher mimosas for a crowd. Alright, I couldn’t send you off into the biggest brunch weekend of the year without one more recipe to add to your...

Scalloped Potatoes

My favorite recipe for cheesy, creamy, garlicky, crazy-delicious scalloped potatoes. Anyone else out there still have yet to plan your menu for Easter Sunday this coming weekend? Well, good news: 1) you’re not alone and 2) I’ve gotcha covered! ♡ We have all sorts of delicious recipes here on our...

Brown Rice Mujadara

This simple Mujadara recipe is slow-simmered with brown rice, lentils, caramelized onions and the yummiest warming spices…then tossed at the very end with lots of fresh mint and lemon.  My kind of delicious, feel-good comfort food. New favorite thing in life? Leisurely flipping through magazines…on my iPad.  ♡♡♡ I know, I know, I’m about five years late...

Carrot Patch “Dirt” Cups

These Carrot Patch “Dirt” Cups are made with an easy chocolate-avocado mousse, topped with crumbled Oreos, then topped with (naturally-colored) chocolate-covered strawberry “carrots”.  Totes adorbs…and perfect for Spring! Raise your hand if you grew up eating “dirt” cake! I still vividly remember the day back in 5th grade when some pre-Pinteresty...