Spring Hummus & Salad Bowls w/ Strawberry Basil Vinaigrette

When I found out that Recipe Redux members would be teaming up with Sabra for National Hummus day on May 13, I immediately knew what I wanted to make. Hummus and salad bowls! I received free samples of Sabra Hummus mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored…

Curry Lentil & Pea Cakes with Savory Tomato Chutney

One of my greatest passions when it comes to food and cooking is the incorporation of local ingredients. I find myself so inspired by local produce, trips to the farmer’s market, my neighborhood spice shop, and trying out new local products. A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting Santhoshi, a local cook,…

Pinto & Sweet Potato Tacos with Purple Cabbage “Tortillas”

After two months of extensive travel I am trying to make some dietary changes. Anyone who knows me well will know that carbs and sugar are my preferences, always. A plant-based vegan diet I can do, I have done it, you can eat cookies on a vegan diet and I can live without cheese. Oats,…

Meyer Lemon Sheet Pan Chicken & Vegetables

I am completely smitten with winter citrus. Meyer lemons just make me smile. I use regular lemons all the time so Meyer lemons are something special, usually only available in the winter months. Myer lemons are actually thought to be a cross between the traditional lemon and an orange or clementine, giving them a more…

Zucchini-Noodle Lo Mein with Shrimp

Zucchini-Noodle Lo Mein with Shrimp Earlier this week I was thrilled to receive a copy of my friend and fellow Charlotte Food Blogger’s upcoming cookbook! Megan, the writer of lifestyle blog Freckled Italian, wrote The Big 15 Paleo Cookbook: 15 Fundamental Ingredients, 150 Paleo Diet Recipes, 450 Variations, which is due out on August 16.…