Quick Mushroom Stew with Mashed Peas

I almost called this dish Fancy-ish Mushrooms with Mashed Peas just because the recipe calls for red wine. I don’t cook with wine often (aside from sipping a glass while I prep dinner), but I’ve found it helps create rich sauces and deep flavors and, you know, feels fancy. But it’s actually an easy way…

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Bowl with Maple Pecan Granola

For the pumpkin spice haters, I can’t be sorry for what I’m about to share, but you should probably go check out another recipe. I’m a diehard fall enthusiast. I love the chunky sweaters, colorful leaves, hot cider, root vegetables, the chill in the air, Halloween, pumpkin spiced things . . . everything. The absence…

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Baking Tray Meal: Zucchini, Potato & Tomato Hash

In an effort to simplify dinners, I find myself asking, what can I make in the oven on two baking trays so I can do other stuff while it’s cooking? Luckily the answer is: LOTS. Sidebar: I call them baking trays, but they can also be called baking sheets, sheet pans, etc. I use something…

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Eating Well In: Brooklyn

Eating Well In is all about exploring a new (or familiar) place with your taste buds in mind. It’s a mix of restaurants, cafes, bakeries, and bars that serve quality food and drinks worth seeking out. It’s not about straight-up health food (though sometimes that’s included too), but places that make all kinds of food…

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Cilantro Coconut Dressing with Rice & Greens Bowls

Easy meal hack: Make a kickass dressing. That’s it. It’s one of the best ways to brighten roasted, steamed or sauteed vegetables; to liven up leftovers; and to add some oomph to grains or legumes. If you can’t always get on the meal prep train (hey, I’m with you), then maybe you can get on…

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