A fast and easy recipe for vegetarian tamales with mushrooms, kale, and spicy tomato sauce (gluten-free, of course!) | Tasting Everything

Quick and Healthy Vegetarian Tamales Recipe With Mushrooms and Spicy Tomato Sauce

First of all, this recipe for super fast, healthy, and delicious vegetarian tamales is NOT traditional!  If you are looking for a traditional tamales recipe, just stop reading here! This is a fast, healthy, and easy idea for lunch or dinner that just looks like and is inspired by tamales! Traditional tamales use a masa dough […]

Simple brown butter squash with spinach and parmesan. Easy and filled with rich and amazing flavor | Tasting Everything http://tastingeverything.com

Simple Brown Butter Roast Squash with Spinach and Parmesan

  Totally occupied with helping a client plan a surprise party for her husband, today called for a simple and filling dish that required very little effort to prepare. The butternut squash here is roast skin-on and simply scooped out, and besides the roasting, this is a one-pan dish that you can really just throw […]

Crazy simple, fast, and healthy turkey wraps: this recipe is unbelievably easy, great for you, and so good! | Tasting Everything

Crazy Simple, Fast, and Healthy Turkey Wrap

Rooting through the fridge after sleeping far too long, and desperate for something to quickly shove in my mouth on the way out the door, I threw together more than one delicious little healthy turkey wrap, which actually took less than three minutes to do. The leftover turkey was just sitting there, begging to be […]

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Chicken Liver Pate. A super easy recipe for the one recipe everybody asks for! (Gluten-free and red wine free too!) | Tasting Everything

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Pate with Pickled Blueberries and Mustard Seed “Caviar”

  Part of the fun of holiday events is getting to share foods and traditions with the people that you love. Sometimes that involves creativity, but often it means making exactly the same dish every holiday that people demand, look forward to, and love to eat. Every so often, you find that one dish that surprises […]

Chorizo, wild rice, and parmesan stuffed butternut squash: a fun and flavorful fall recipe | Tasting Everything

Squash Recipes: Best Ever Chorizo and Wild Rice Stuffed Butternut Squash

  This healthy and gluten-free roast butternut squash stuffed with chorizo and wild rice was amazing! I love squash recipes in the fall! With Mom out of town for work, Dad has a tendency to go a little stir crazy on his own, so the other day I headed over to their house to distract and have […]

Healthy, simple, and delicious baked sweet potato fries. A gluten-free vegan recipe that's incredibly tasty and simple to make | Tasting Everything

Healthy Sweet Potato Fries With Cilantro-Scallion Dipping Sauce

Snack time! Trying to be at least reasonably responsible, a healthy snack was the right decision. Healthy sweet potato fries needed to happen! This lonely sweet potato has been sitting on my kitchen shelf, staring at me for several days. There was no plan for what to do with him. The last time I went out for […]

Basic and Szechuan-Sesame Chili Oils: fun and easy ideas for DIY holiday gifts | Tasting Everything

Two Chili Oils and a Hot Sauce – Simple DIY Gift Ideas!

    As I mentioned in the last post, the time has come (“the Walrus said…,”) to use the pile of remaining peppers from the garden, and it occurred to me that these might actually be good DIY gift ideas! I decided on a first attempt at homemade hot sauce and also two different chili oils: […]

Kimchi-Inspired Fermented Hot Sauce: an easy, no-cook recipe for a unique DIY gift | Tasting Everything

Fermented Kimchi-Inspired Hot Sauce

This is the recipe for a pretty simple no-cook hot sauce with kimchi inspired flavors that I mentioned in the last post. The idea here is to keep things easy, pulsing together big flavors and then letting them sit and ferment for 12 days or so to really create something exciting to eat. Print Yum Fermented Kimchi-Inspired Hot […]

Bright and fresh cellophane noodle salad with calamari, chilies, and herbs: an easy recipe for a hot summer day | Tasting Everything

Cellophane Noodle Salad with Fresh Calamari, Chilies, and Herbs

    It’s so amazing to be living in Napa. Phenomenal ingredients everywhere; the freshest seafood, gorgeous produce everywhere, including my backyard, wines, oils, cheeses…the list is endless! A quick meal, even something as simple as a cellophane noodle salad, can be unbelievably rewarding.   Summer here can be extremely hot, but after a lifetime […]