Broccoli Cauliflower Mash

This broccoli cauliflower mash with caramelized onions is full of fiber, antioxidants and immune boosting properties! On the outside this bright colored mash may seem intimidating to those who don’t love greens. However, taste is all that matters. This delicious mash tastes just like mashed potatoes with a hint of broccoli mixed in and a slight…

Paprika Chicken & Vegetables

  I eat chicken so often that it tends to get boring. This dish gives it some life! The smoky and spicy paprika gives the chicken a great kick. Serve it with mashed potatoes or your favorite side dish. You will need: 4 pieces of chicken breast 4 tablespoons of olive oil 1 tsp of chicken…

Sautéed Collared Greens

You always see collared greens in southern cooking. They are usually accompanied by comfort foods such as macaroni and cheese or BBQ ribs. I wanted to make a healthy version that was so good, there would be no need for those unhealthy food pairings. Anyways, this is it! You will need 1 large bunch of…

Caramelized Onion & Butternut Squash Sauce over Spaghetti Squash

I happen to love caramelized onions. I could probably just eat them plain. They tend to give plain and boring vegetables extra taste, eliminating the need for extra oil or sauces. If you have noticed, many of my recipes begin with a sauteed onion. In honor of my onion-love, I started this recipe the same…

Roasted Carrot & Butternut Squash Soup

Who doesn’t like warm creamy butternut squash soup? Well, think of that and then add the sweetness of carrots. I could drink this soup hot or cold at any time of the day. Carrots and butternut squash are so sweet that you don’t even need to add sugar to the recipe. Just think of all…

Greek Stewed String Beans

My friend and I recently went to a delicious greek restaurant in NYC and has stewed string beans as a side dish. We devoured them. I knew I would have to recreate the dish for myself. You will need string beans one large yellow onion 1 cup chicken stock half jar of tomato sauce Chop…

Ratatouille Soup

I love my vegetables and ratatouille is my favorite dish! I thought I would incorporate the two. You will need: 1 eggplant 2 tomatoes 2 cans peeled whole tomatoes 2 bell peppers 2 tbsp chopped garlic 1 cup white wine 4 cups chicken broth 1 zucchini 1 yellow squash two small yellow onions 3 bay…

Kale & Lentil Stuffed Peppers

I wanted to make a vegetarian version of stuffed peppers. My friend and I started making this recipe a few years ago while cooking in our apartments. Sometimes we used turkey meat and others we used beans or substituted with quinoa. They are all good options. You will need the following ingredients: 3-4 bell peppers…

Vegetable Chicken Soup

Snow Storm Janus hit New York today. I figured I would be indoors for the next 24 hours so I made my favorite chicken soup. You will need the following ingredients: 1 leek 1 red potato 1 parnsip 1 onion 5 celery stalks 1 bag of baby carrots 1 turnip 1 yellow onion 1 bunch…

Butternut Squash, Kale and White Bean Soup

Last night Blizzard Hercules hit New York City. Temperatures plunged into the single digits and it left people stranded indoors. I decided it was the perfect day to make soup! This recipe was inspired by another blog. It looked too good to resist. The link is below. You will need the following ingredients to make…