Category Archives: Lunch and Dinner

Veggie Quinoa Maki

Nothing gets my mouth watering like a piece of sushi. I love all kinds of sushi, fish or vegetarian. There is something that gets me with┬áthe salty, chewy seaweed wrapped around the sweet and sour…

Raw Carrot “Pasta” with Spinach and Coconut Curry Sauce

Boy, did I need a clean healthy meal after all the junk food I ate during the holidays. Today was the first day that I did not allow myself to eat the leftover peppermint bark…

Baked Honey Garlic Cauliflower

Cauliflower seems to be the new “it” vegetable. You can make it into a mash as a substitute for mashed potatoes, you can make it into a sauce as an alternative to alfredo, or like…

Thai Quinoa Salad with Peanut Sauce

  I first fell in love with Thai food the summer after eighth grade. That summer, I started and finished all seasons of the show “The OC.” In that show, the family always ordered Pad…

Shrimp, Avocado, and Grapefruit Mason Jar Salad

This fall has been my first semester working at an internship.┬áThat being said, my days have been very busy balancing days at the office. I have not been able to be at home to cook…

Tofu Tacos with Spinach, Avocado, and Pepper Jack

For some reason, I have had a weird craving for tacos lately. Tacos of all sorts. Fish tacos, chickpea tacos, veggie tacos, shrimp tacos, mushroom tacos, and of course, tofu tacos. So naturally I invested…

Summer Squash Spaghetti with Mushrooms, Broccolini, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

  About a month ago, it was my birthday. I asked my dad for a vegetable noodle maker because I kept seeing recipes around for vegetable noodles and they all looked so delicious. Well, when…

Peanut Butter-Banana-Dilla

Whoever discovered the combination of peanut butter and banana is just plain genius. It is great in this recipe, in oatmeal, in a quinoa bowl, in a sandwich, or just plain good on its own.…