Category Archives: Cooking

Kale and red onions with white beans

Kale is versatile and hearty and one of my favorite dark greens to cook with. Whether I’m putting it in smoothies, soups, or just sauteeing it with lemon and garlic, the result is always great. This kale and red onion … Continue reading

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Photos from A Summer Soiree

I love taking pictures of food. I don’t think that comes as a surprise! Sometimes the lighting, the food, and all other factors for a good shot align perfectly for some gorgeous photos. That happened last week at my uncle’s … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Gyozas with Spicy Dipping Sauce

These gyozas are full of amazing flavor and veggies, and are great eaten alone or as an appetizer. They’re fun to make with someone in assembly line style. Depending on how you like your gyozas (or potstickers, dumplings, wantons) you … Continue reading

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Mom’s Hearty Vegetable Soup

I was at my mom’s house recently and she had a pot of soup simmering on the stove. I asked if I could try some and after one bite, it blew my mind. The flavor was so rich and deep, … Continue reading

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Polenta Pizza with Kale and Portabella Mushrooms (Vegetarian)

I received a vegan cookbook for Christmas and I absolutely love it! But, of course, I sometimes use the idea of a recipe and make it my own. This pizza is extremely delicious and also vegetarian; you could easily make … Continue reading

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Garlic Ginger Soba Noodles with Cabbage & Peanuts

These noodles do have quite a few ingredients, but the result is worth it. The sauce hits the right balance of sweet, savory, and spicy while the cabbage and peanuts give crunch and texture to the noodles. I use buckwheat … Continue reading

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Quick Nappa Cabbage Slaw with Lime & Jalapeño

I came up with this recipe when I had some extra Nappa cabbage and was delighted with the light, refreshing taste and versatility of the slaw. You can easily eat it as a side, or add chicken or tofu to … Continue reading

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