The Dirty Dozen

If you aren’t familiar with the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit that advocates for consumers’ rights to live healthier lives in a healthier environment, click here! Each year the organization releases a handy guide to navigate produce shopping, listing the pesticide levels of various fruits and veggies, aka the “Dirty Dozen” and Clean Fifteen.

All About Cast Iron

I absolutely love my 8 inch cast iron pan that was passed down to me from my mom. One benefit of cast iron pans is that they literally last forever and can be re-seasoned over and over again. Not only does this pan heat and cook more evenly, but it also has the added bonus of fortifying your food with a bit of iron.

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My boyfriend used to think you could use a straight-edge knife to cut tomatoes. When I told him to switch to a serrated edge, it blew his mind! See below all the cutting tools in my kitchen:

Recent Recipes

  • “Raw-ish” Spiced Cheesecake
    It’s been a crazy few months this year and I’m finally posting this cheesecake that I made on the LAST DAY of 2020…. four months ago. Sautéed apples, softened cashews, and a raw date and nut crust combine for a…
  • Parmesan Roasted Broccoli
    As someone plant-based, my meals are veggie-centric and I get in a food rut when I prep them the same way each time. I’ve always loved broccoli and it’s easily my favorite vegetable (tied with kale, of course). We all…
  • Taco Salad
    We’re half-way through Veganuary, and I’m so excited to bring you this delicious meal that serves as a lunch and dinner option. Taco Salad was my go-to work lunch in the pre-COVID days. It’s so easy to make as dinner…