Half-Moon Shaped Spiralized Veggies & Zucchini & Kale Apple Slaw

January 10th, 2014 by

With spiralizing, it takes just a couple tries to get the hang of it. What should you do with the handles? How do you place the veggie on the actual machine? Which way? How fast should you turn the handle?  The first couple times I spiralized, my results were plenty of cute, bouncy noodles, but […]

Harissa Zucchini Spaghetti Skillet with Kale, Chickpeas and Poached Eggs

January 7th, 2014 by

During my five months living in South Kensington in London, while studying abroad, I ate a lot of food. I loved the food in London. Funny enough, all of my friends who studied abroad in Italy, France, and other glamorous European countries kept saying, “Oh, the food must be terrible!”  Au contraire! The food in […]

Pesto Bacon Zucchini Spaghetti Frittata with Mushrooms and Kale

December 22nd, 2013 by

Yes, this is real. You’re looking at a monstrous, healthy frittata. What’s inside? Simple ingredients: zucchini noodles, bacon, mushrooms, kale and 6 eggs. That’s it… oh, and a smidge of garlic powder and some pepper to taste. No, it’s not Christmas morning. Sure does feel like it though, right?

Smoked Chorizo and Butternut Squash Noodle Skillet with Avocado, Kale and Fried Eggs

December 12th, 2013 by

Chorizo. Just the word itself sounds sexy. Smoked chorizo (of the Spanish type) is my jam. On Saturday mornings, while Lu does a little cleaning (he’s the best!), I cook up a big batch of eggs, kale, avocado, onions and chorizo, seasoned lightly with smoked paprika. We can’t wait to dig in.  Before I even […]

Butternut Squash Carrot Noodles with Sausage & Kale

December 5th, 2013 by

Picture this. You’re in the supermarket, searching desperately for a canned pasta sauce for your healthy spiralized veggie noodles to hurry home and make a quick dinner. These are your options: Pasta Sauce A: Few ingredients, all recognizable whole foods or seasonings. Pasta Sauce B: Many ingredients, many are unrecognizable and end in “phate” or […]

My Go-To Spiralized Diet Pasta: Baked Chicken and Kale Zucchini Pasta

November 29th, 2013 by

It’s the day after Thanksgiving and you haven’t taken off your Lululemons yet, in fear of squeezing into a pair of jeans. Buttons are your enemy and spandex leggings are your friends. Don’t fret, it’s just a little water weight gain and it’ll shed quickly, especially if you’re careful over the next few days, eating […]

BLT Zucchini Pasta

November 17th, 2013 by

I’m overjoyed by how well-received my recipes have been in the gluten-free and Paleo community. Not only is it flattering, but it’s inspiring. I love seeing how passionate people are about their mind and body. Of course, I’m a strong proponent of eating nutritiously and treating your body preciously.  While I fall off the wagon every […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Zucchini Pasta with Kale, Apricots and Wheatberries

October 8th, 2013 by

Do you still have that leftover butternut squash from yesterday? Feeling guilty about wasting it?   Well, if you haven’t made one of those amazing recipes that I posted up yesterday, then get your butt to the grocery store and pick up the items for today’s dish, because it’s all sorts of wonderful!  Frankly, butternut squash […]

Warm Bacon Dressed Zucchini Noodles with Mushrooms, Kale and a Fried Egg

September 22nd, 2013 by

Don’t let the title deceive you: this blog entry is all about my new salt and pepper shakers and not about a fried egg sitting atop a lovely bowl of zucchini noodles drizzled in a warm bacon dressing and dusted lightly with Parmesan cheese. If you’re looking for a post about some inspirational moment which […]