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Dairy Free Mexican Street Corn Salad (Esquites)

This take on Mexican street corn salad is made easily dairy free but with all the classic spicy, tangy & creamy flavors that make the dish so delicious!

If you hadn’t already noticed, then perhaps this Mexican street corn salad will be the first clue that things have been changing around here. I made a decision a while ago to start broadening out the range of recipes that I share, both to free up some creativity and to better reflect the way that […]

Summery Harissa Carrot Salad

With summer comes my favorite make ahead harissa carrot salad! It's light & crisp, sweet & spicy, packed with fresh herbs, lemon zest & a hint of garlic.

With summer comes my favorite make ahead harissa carrot salad! It’s light & crisp, sweet & spicy, packed with fresh herbs, lemon zest & a hint of garlic. Plus, it gets better with the time it spends in its dressing, so you can keep it for several days in the fridge. And my husband hates […]

Spicy Cucumber Salad with Dry Roasted Almonds & Cilantro

This spicy cucumber salad is a refreshing side for almost every summer meal: crisp vegetables meet spicy sour dressing & a contrasting toasty topping.

I’ve been making this spicy cucumber salad at least once a week since it’s heated up here as our annual intro to summer. Which has been a big surprise for me, given that I’ve always been extremely avoidant of the sourer, vinegar-based dressings. (I blame that on growning up in the Land Of Malt Vinegar. […]

Watermelon Salad with Yogurt, Dukkah & Olive Oil

Feta doesn't get to have all the fun! This watermelon salad is crisp, creamy & studded with a savory spiced seasoning, then finished with fruity olive oil.

If you go wandering through the internet looking for watermelon salad recipes, you will inevitably find that 109% of them are that classic, delicious yet predictable pairing of watermelon and feta cheese. But I say, why does feta get to have all the fun? Watermelon does absolutely benefit from having some lightly savory accompaniments. The […]

Speedy Sheet Pan Chicken Shawarma

This weeknight take on chicken shawarma is beautifully spiced and hits the table fast, with no marinading time needed.

This gloriously vibrant, speed demon take on chicken shawarma is the best thing to come out of my kitchen in a while. It’s generously, warmly spiced in a way that is less about heat and more about celebrating the layers of seasoning that turn everyday chicken thighs into something to savor. The clue is in […]