Hearty Dairy Free Leek & Potato Soup

This healthy & hearty take on leek & potato soup skips the dairy & lets the flavors of the lightly roasted vegetables shine. Bonus: use up your holiday ham!

My mother cooked like she loved; not at all, or just for show. My father, however, brought a sense of irreverent frivolity to almost everything, which was true most of all in the kitchen. I wonder now if he ever really loved to cook, or if the few moments of actual joy sprinkled throughout the […]

Saucy Spinach Artichoke Salmon

This spinach artichoke salmon takes a speedy spin on classic flavors, turning pantry & freezer staples into a comforting yet healthy weeknight dinner.

  So everyone’s had spinach artichoke dip (some of it pretty questionable!) but have you tried spinach artichoke salmon yet? This dish is where comfort food in the form of a creamy, dreamy dip-inspired sauce meets a healthy dinner with salmon & greens ftw! While it looks and feels super indulgent, there’s a lot of […]

Nightshade Free White Chicken Chili

Creamy while ditching the usual dairy, this nightshade free white chicken chili has all the comfort food vibes of the original, without the heaviness!

Who else has been craving comfort food lately? It’s been unseasonably warm, if windy, up here and yet my body still demands the wintry dishes it’s been missing. This nightshade free white chicken chili is a great case in point! Don’t you just want to dive into that bowl with a spoon and not emerge […]

Creamiest Dairy Free Leftover Turkey Stroganoff

The easiest, dreamiest way to use up your holiday turkey without resorting to soup is this dairy & coconut free leftover turkey stroganoff.

If you’ve got holiday turkey that you don’t know what to do with… the answer is: make this leftover Turkey Stroganoff! Because never ending turkey leftovers don’t just have to be turned into soup, you feel me? Not that there’s anything wrong with delicious, comfort-in-a-bowl soup, but sometimes you just gotta mix it up a […]

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. […]