Bold and intense chickpeas with spicy tomato sauce: killer vegetarian food! It's an easy and unbelievably yummy spicy, garlicky, intense recipe! | Tasting Everything

Chickpeas with Intensity: Killer Vegetarian Food

  Left to my own nefarious devices for dinner, I settled on some seriously spicy, garlicky, terrible for kissing, conversing, or looking suave chickpeas in spicy tomato suce.  It was vegetarian food for sure, but it was vegetarian food for the win!   These chickpeas are spicy! Garlicky! Acidic! They are also delicious, sooooooo satisfying, […]

Bright and spicy mouthwateringly-good chicken with arugula-parsley "pesto" and lemon: a surprisingly simple healthy recipe! | Tasting Everything

Spicy Citrus Chicken: an Awesome Chicken Breast Recipe!

  The countdown has begun! Every day that passes is one day closer to our trip to sunny and beautiful Puerto Vallarta! I’m probably going to pass out with excitement before this post goes out, so if this just sort of trails off near the end, try to forgive me! With the pending necessity of wearing far […]

Romantic Beet Soup with Sour Cream Hearts: Awesome Beet Recipes!

  That day is getting close! That day where you are quite possibly desperately searching the internet for something cute and easy to make for your significant other (or kid! Kids love cute Valentine’s Day stuff. Even kids who don’t like beets often like red Valentine’s Day soup with little hearts.  As long as nobody lets […]

Top 5 gluten-free dinner ideas for a gorgeous winter day! | Tasting Everything

Top 5 Easy Gluten Free Recipes for a Beautiful Winter Day!

  The sun is shining and I can’t decide what to make for dinner tonight!  I need some great gluten free recipes. Seriously: it’s 66° today and it looks like it might get to 75° tomorrow, while back in the land of snow and ice where I spent most of my life, it’s 36° and will […]

This recipe for a nourishing winter bowl with chipotle-maple roast squash and a rainbow of veggies is simple, gluten-free, vegan, and so healthy! | Tasting Everything

Nourishing Buddha Bowl with Rainbow Veggies! A Brown Rice Recipe

Before getting to today’s wonderfully nourishing winter bowl with chipotle-maple roast acorn squash and a rainbow of fresh vegetables (a brown rice recipe), I need to take a minute to acknowledge this: The sun is shining. The sun is shining!!!!! It’s a gorgeous day here in Napa. The kind of day that makes you smile, take […]

A simple recipe for a tropical coconut, citrus, and avocado rice bowl with healthy black rice that tastes just like vacation! | Tasting Everything

Healthy Tropical Coconut, Citrus, and Avocado Rice Bowl

Surrounded by beautiful citrus and longing for a tropical vacation, I just had to put together this coconut, citrus, and avocado rice bowl with black (also know as forbidden) rice! There have been some gorgeous black rice bowls showing up online recently, like the one from Love and Lemons and the one from Tasty Yummies, and I just […]

Fresh, light, and healthy citrus carpaccio with avocado and pomegranate seeds | Tasting Everything

Beautifully Healthy Citrus Carpaccio with Avocado and Pomegranate Seeds

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Winter in Napa is that most blissful and perfect time of year when pomegranate seeds are everywhere, there’s an avocado around every corner, and you (or five people you know) have so much citrus they simply don’t know what to do with it.   Tree after tree in backyards and […]

Petrale sole with lentils, celery root, and pomegranate vinaigrette: a recipe | Tasting Everything

Best Fish Recipes: Sole with Pomegranate, Celery Root, and Lentils

  Simple, quick, and awesome fish recipes are absolutely what I’m in the mood for right now! (Plus, who doesn’t want a good lentils recipe?) If you’re in a hurry, petrale sole is one of the fastest fish you can choose to cook. Thin and delicate, this white-fleshed fish cooks up in barely more than one […]

Alaskan Halibut with Prosciutto, Olives, and Roast Beet Salad: a fresh and healthy recipe for a lunch or dinner that's filled with flavor! | Tasting Everything

Amazing Alaskan Halibut with Prosciutto, Olive, and Beet Salad

  In the mood for a big salad and lucky enough to have the world’s greatest aunt, we decided on a thick piece of halibut for dinner with a big fresh and raw salad with lots of thinly sliced prosciutto, whole roasted beets (who doesn’t love a good beet salad?), and fresh vegetables and greens. Simple fish […]

Simple, healthy, and delicious, this recipe for vegetarian quesadillas with black beans and avocados couldn't be easier! | Tasting Everything

Healthy Vegetarian Quesadillas Recipe with a Seriously Yummy Winter Salad!

Dying for something bright and fresh, healthy and full of vitamins on this sunny winter day, I settled on a quick lunch idea of vegetarian quesadillas (gluten-free, of course) with a colorful winter salad. Avocado, black beans, queso fresco, plus greens, chilies, kumquats, red onions, and radishes with lots of lime juice in a dish that took […]