Lunch

WEEKNIGHT GNOCCHI

WEEKNIGHT GNOCCHI

Not everything has to be made from scratch. There are some great products on the market that are healthy and made well. So for those nights when you don’t feel like spending time creating a homemade dish, just go to your pantry and grab a […]

BROCCOLINI LENTIL SALAD

BROCCOLINI LENTIL SALAD

I love beluga lentils, and I love broccolini. Put those two together and scatter with chilies and I’m happy. I made this for my friend’s birthday. She has become a vegan so my challenge this year was to make an exciting, interesting, and delicious dinner. […]

POTATO LENTIL SALAD

POTATO LENTIL SALAD

We ordered a vegan lunch at work and it came with a potato salad. I was interested to see how they would make it as potato salads are defiantly not vegan with all the mayo and eggs that make the sauce. This one came with […]

RED LENTIL PASTA WITH SAUSAGE

RED LENTIL PASTA WITH SAUSAGE

I’ve never been a fan of pasta alternatives, but now that there is more of a demand for them, I have found that there are some really good ones on the market. When it comes to red lentils, I only eat them in a soup […]

ZA’ATAR SPICED TURKEY MEATLOAF

ZA’ATAR SPICED TURKEY MEATLOAF

I like to change things up with ground meats. I’m usually making meatballs with turkey or chicken instead of the usual ground beef. I tried this meatloaf with ground turkey. Since turkey is quite bland I added a lot of ingredients to it. The result […]

CAPONATA FLAT BREAD

CAPONATA FLAT BREAD

This flat bread is a great summer dinner. Crispy bread topped with a sweet and sour eggplant relish, smothered with manchego cheese and finished with parsley for a fresh element. Paired with a glass and wine and a simple side salad and dinner is done!

TURK’ISH EGGS

TURK’ISH EGGS

The first time I had Turkish eggs was at The Providores in London. It was really good and I knew I wanted to try making it at home. Then I was watching Nigella and she made this dish that was inspired from trying it at […]

ASADA FRIES

ASADA FRIES

I first had this dish at a restaurant. It was very tasty but I felt I could make it better. It was a big bed a fries with small amounts of toppings and a few pieces of steak which had to be cut up. I […]

MEATLOAF STUFFED PORTOBELLOS

MEATLOAF STUFFED PORTOBELLOS

This recipe can also just be a meatloaf. That’s originally what it was. I made meatloaf for my cousin and put the slices of pancetta all over the top. The result was a moist flavorful meatloaf. We each had a thick slice with veggies on […]

PASTA VONGOLE

PASTA VONGOLE

One of my fondest food memories is from my travels to the Amalfi Coast. The one dish everyone was telling me I had to try was pasta vongle – pasta with clams. I had it a few times when I was there and at one […]