{Nourish} African Almond Butter and Root Vegetable Stew

African Peanut Stew: Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan, One-Pot MealConsidering one of my Top 5 intentions for the New Year is to eat more vegetables I figure it’s the perfect time to share a meatless meal with all of you. This African Almond Butter and Root Vegetable Stew has been a winter staple in my house for years. Hearty and satisfying, the flavors are bold and interesting and it’s gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan to boot. Rest assured. If you are a meat-eater and you’re thinking this is not a recipe for you, I encourage you to give it a go as I have yet to meet an omnivore that didn’t love this soulful dish. Oh, it’s also worth noting that this stew tastes equally as delicious if not better the next day. Continue reading “{Nourish} African Almond Butter and Root Vegetable Stew”

{Nourish} Quinoa Tabbouleh

Quinoa TabboulehRemember that beautiful Spring Vegetable Frittata that I shared on Tuesday, well this super simple Quinoa Tabbouleh is its perfect mate! Colorful, flavorful and loaded with good-for-you ingredients, this recipe is a mainstay in our house. I have been making it for years and I am shocked that it is, just now, making it’s way onto the blog. Whip it up for a brunch, BBQ of weekend lunch. It’s a crowd pleasure to say the least. Save yourself some time and pre-cook the quinoa (or another grain of your choosing). I have even used frozen, defrosted quinoa in a pinch as  I usually have the other ingredients in the house!  Continue reading “{Nourish} Quinoa Tabbouleh”

{Nourish} Smoked Cauliflower, Chickpea and Kale Shakshuka with Za’Atar

Smoked Cauliflower, Chickpea and Kale Shakshuka with Za'AtarEggs are synonymous with spring and this Cauliflower and Chickpea Shakshuka recipe makes for a perfect spring brunch recipe. I would even be a beautiful addition to your Easter spread and can act as a flavorful and quick dinner in a pinch! By the way…shakshuka…it’s a pretty awesome word that I have to admit, I have fun saying. Continue reading “{Nourish} Smoked Cauliflower, Chickpea and Kale Shakshuka with Za’Atar”

{Nourish}: Roasted Beet + Poppy Seed Hummus

HummusI have been on a major hummus kick lately. We all have actually–even my four year old son who recently discovered his love for celery and for dipping it in hummus. I love making my own hummus considering it is as simple as throwing some beans into the blender with lemon, garlic and tahini–staple ingredients in our house. I also love the fact that a traditional hummus is the perfect canvas for other ingredients and flavors. A few of my favorites? This smoked paprika and butternut squash hummus or the variety I make with roasted eggplant, yum! I am all for ease when it comes to whipping up good-for-me eats and this beautifully hued beet hummus takes first prize in that category. Why? It you take a few short cuts this is a two ingredient dish! Here’s how… Continue reading “{Nourish}: Roasted Beet + Poppy Seed Hummus”

{Katie’s Picks} Flour Alternatives

I don’t know about you but I always enjoy a cheat sheet of good-for-me ingredients, brands and products. This week the spotlight has been on gluten-free goodies so a round-up on gluten-free flours seemed fitting! Bean flours, seeds flours and coconut flour are all the rage right now and it is for good reason–they are fun, good for you and taste great whether you are gluten-free or not! Here are some of my favorite flour alternatives and make sure to check back tomorrow as we are posting a round-up of tasty gluten-free baked goods so you can give these flours a try!  Make sure to share all of  your favorites flour alternatives so we can add to our list! Continue reading “{Katie’s Picks} Flour Alternatives”