Homemade Gnocchi

Making homemade pasta takes much longer than store bought pasta, but gnocchi is one of the easiest homemade pastas to make! Plus, this gnocchi recipe only requires 5 ingredients, which makes the ingredients easy to source too. Even if it takes a bit longer to make homemade gnocchi than buying store bought, it is really…

homemade pasta (without a pasta maker)

With all of this added time at home now with all of the social distancing measures around COVID-19, I decided to take advantage of a free pasta making class that One Table was offering with Meryl from Pasta Social Club (she has amazing recipes and pasta making tips on her site, check it out!) It was…

Homemade Pizza

I got this recipe for Perfect Pizza Crust from King Arthur Flour. Makes 2 large, 10 inch pizza crusts. I halved this recipe and got 2 smaller sized pizza crusts. SIMPLE HOMEMADE PIZZA Pizza Crust INGREDIENTS 3/4 cups warm water 1 tsp active dry yeast 2 cups Artisan Bread Flour 1.5 tsp salt INSTRUCTIONS Combine…

Favorite Places to Eat in Miami

During my last three years living in Miami, I have tried various restaurants, all of which have been delicious. Here are my favorite local spots sorted by type of cuisine and cost ($-$$$$) Seafood Stiltsville Fish Bar (Miami Beach-Sunset Harbor)$$$ fresh, deliciously made seafood. Great place for a fancy night out! Vegan Love Life Cafe…

Socca Pizza

Recipe inspired from different socca pizza recipes from The Cutting Veg and Cotter Crunch  According to Cotter Crunch, “Socca (the French name) or Farinata (the Italian name) is basically chickpea flatbread.” Besides chickpea flour, Socca is made with common ingredients you should already have in your kitchen! It’s delicious, nutritious, vegan (the socca part, not the…

Mint Pesto Pasta

Today at Whole Foods I discovered Sprouted Lily Pasta for the first time, and decided I would try it out! The lily shape was gorgeous, and sprouted grains have many health benefits, so I figured this new discovery was worth a try. I had plenty of mint packages that were going to spoil soon, so…

Butternut Squash “Pasta” Bake

Have I told you guys how much I love Trader Joe’s Butternut Squash Zig Zags? They come precut and peeled, so all you need to do is cook them! Why waste time and labor on cutting your own vegetables when Trader Joe’s does it so perfectly for such a reasonable price ($3.49 for a 12…