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Pasta alla Limoneira

Growing up in a predominantly Italian-identifying household with a mother who inherited incredible and authentic Southern Italian culinary skills, it’s safe to say I was spoiled, especially when it came to food. One of the best naturally wonderful things about Italy is that you could walk down a random street and find lemon trees growing,… Read More Pasta alla Limoneira

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Black Bean Veggie Burgers

Since becoming a pescatarian, I’ve found that a lot of my meat replacements are processed and contain soy. I try not to eat a lot of processed food – besides an occasional cookie or two, I like to stick with a more natural diet of fruits and veggies – and soy has actually been linked… Read More Black Bean Veggie Burgers

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Vegan Jackfruit Stuffed Eggplant

With the holiday season comes the need for culinary inspiration that’s festive and delicious enough to impress your loved ones! In this vegan and gluten-free recipe, juicy jackfruit and flavorful veggies and spices come together to create the perfect healthy veggie stuffing. As long as you have the main ingredients, it’s really easy to adjust… Read More Vegan Jackfruit Stuffed Eggplant

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Pineapple Chicken and Rice Bowl

It’s so crazy to me that not only do I now like pineapples (after actually despising them for 19 years of my life) but I’m currently obsessed with them. I’ve come a long way from ordering smoothies with ALL of the available fruits, “but no pineapple, please.” My obsession definitely started up again after visiting… Read More Pineapple Chicken and Rice Bowl

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Gluten-Free Zoodle Bruschetta with Chicken

As the summer months are swiftly approaching the need for filling protein-packed dishes that won’t leave you feeling bloated is on the rise. After spending a few weeks doing the Whole 30 program, I realized that part of what bloats me is a slight intolerance to gluten. No, I don’t mean full-on celiac, but according… Read More Gluten-Free Zoodle Bruschetta with Chicken

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Scrambled Egg Crowned Avocado

Your morning routine sets the tone for the rest of the day. Ever snooze your alarm too many times and miss an important meeting? The rest of your day seems to follow suit with bad luck and you trying to catch up to your schedule. What about if you woke up early and got in… Read More Scrambled Egg Crowned Avocado

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Vegan Spaghetti Squash and Sauce

Happy National Spaghetti Day! You didn’t think I’d pass up posting a yummy and healthy recipe on this delicious holiday did you? I’m bringing you a bowl full of steaming hot vegan, gluten-free and processed sugar free goodness – you’re welcome! 😉 The most time consuming part of this recipe is probably the gutting of… Read More Vegan Spaghetti Squash and Sauce

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POTW: Splendid Spoon

Don’t you just love how your cravings change with the weather? Although what we’ve been dealing with in NYC is 60 degrees one day and 20 degrees the next (what is happening?!) I’ve realized that you can’t go wrong with a bowl of warm and hearty soup. Of course, the best soups are homemade (as… Read More POTW: Splendid Spoon

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Crispy Coconut Shrimp

The last few days have been super relaxing down the shore. We’ve been blessed with beautiful (but hot!!) weather so I’ve been able to spend a lot of time outside and on the beach which has been so nice. I’ve let myself be more loose with my to-do list but still make sure to get… Read More Crispy Coconut Shrimp

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Chicken Tikka Masala with Coconut Rice and Kontos Naan

Being away from London for a few weeks has already made me nostalgic for the city and its food. I stumbled across a can of Tikka Masala sauce while in the grocery store the other day and decided that paired with Kontos Naan, it would be the closest thing to what I learned to make… Read More Chicken Tikka Masala with Coconut Rice and Kontos Naan