boyfriend-approved chili bean

When I say boyfriend, I mean everyone—veggie enthusiast, veggie avoider, gluten-free eater, omnivore, seasoned chef, first-time cook. This dish has been loved by every dinner party, family member, and roommate I’ve shared it with. It’s a real crowd-pleaser.   The sweetness of the cinnamon-spiced roasted sweet potatoes combined with the kick of the red chilis…

everything-but-the-kitchen-sink stir-fry

You know how some people love shoes so much that they have a separate closet just for all of their precious footwear? Well, that’s me—except instead of Manolo Blahnik’s and Jimmy Choo’s it’s kohlrabi and blood oranges. I am OBSESSED with buying fruit and vegetables. One of my favorite past times is strolling the local…

how to trick people into eating plant-based meals

Behavior is a tricky thing to tackle. Eating behaviors are even more difficult to alter or improve. I mean, we all know that things like potato chips, candy, and pints of Ben & Jerry’s are bad for us but sometimes we just reeeealllyyy need that package of gummy bears (totally speaking from personal experience). By now,…

red kidney bean hummus

Ahhh hummus, the creamy, filling, edible version of a hug. If you’re trying to up your sustainability prowess and like eating (so, everyone?), MAKE YOUR HUMMUS AT HOME. Seriously. It’s unbelievably easy, super affordable, and way more delicious. Plus, it doesn’t involve excess packaging. What more could you want?!? Because I like mixing it up…