EASY Homemade Couscous

I recently made homemade couscous from semolina over a stove top, and my friend Dana (who is a seasoned chef) shared that there is an even easier method where you can make homemade couscous from semolina via microwave! She sent this video in Hebrew from youtube with directions, and I’ve translated the instructions below! Homemade…

Delicata Squash

Oven roasted delicata squash, so simple but so good! Slightly crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, and so naturally sweet 😍I buy my delicata squash from @traderjoes because they regularly have it in stock and it’s so cheap, only $1 each! I normally cook a few delicata squash at the time because they get eaten…

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Orange Tahini Sauce

I had this recipe saved to make for a while after seeing it on @soomfoods instagram. I love roasted brussels sprouts, tahini and oranges on their own, so I imagined I’d like this combo. Still, I ended up finding this dish to be even tastier than I expected! Note the original recipe uses blood oranges,…

Sesame tempeh bowl with broccoli and rice

This is my go to meal for meal prepping. It is nutritious, delicious, and so easy to make! This delicious recipe comes from Budget Bytes, my edits/comments are in blue. You can check out this site for cost of the meal and nutrition info. Sesame Tempeh Bowl Makes 4 servings INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup soy sauce  2 Tbsp water  1 Tbsp sesame…

Summer Corn Salad

I’m an avid follower of @edeneats on instagram (none of her recipes have ever failed me, she is fun to watch, and has an incredibly cute family), so I knew as soon as I saw this summer corn salad from her that I would love it! I made a few edits to her original recipe…

Farro Breakfast Bowl

I love an avocado egg combo, and also have been trying to incorporate more farro into my cooking, so I was excited to try out this recipe from Cooking Light! It takes a little longer than other breakfast recipes I’ve made given the time it takes to cook the farro, so I recommend either cooking…

Vegan Lentil Moussaka

I haven’t ever had a chance to eat real moussaka given that I’ve been a vegetarian most of my life. However, my family members, who have had real moussaka and are generally skeptical of my meat free substitutions, loved this dish! This dish uses very little oil but is still very flavorful, and is also…

Tahini Roasted Cauliflower

This recipe from @SomethingNutritious (on instagram) is definitely my favorite cauliflower recipe yet, and is a huge hit with my family! Delicious as a snack or side dish Here’s the recipe (my edits are in red) Tahini Roasted Cauliflower INGREDIENTS 1 medium head of cauliflower, cut into florets 3  2 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2…

Spinach and Feta Quiche with Sweet Potato Crust

This Spinach and Feta Quiche with Sweet Potato crust recipe by ShapedByCharlotte is easy to make and super delicious! I had never made a sweet potato crust before for a recipe, and it was so delicious! Here’s how the sweet potato crust layers should look like arranged on a pie pan: Here’s Charlotte’s recipe (my…

Roasted Sweet Potato Rounds

These sweet potato rounds are delicious by themselves as a snack or side dish, but are also versatile. Can be used instead of bread for vegan black bean burgers, or top with guacamole or avocado mash (mashed avocado and lime juice) and microherbs as an appetizer. Roasted Sweet Potato Rounds Ingredients 3 medium sweet potatoes…