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Broccoli Rabe Rigatoni

Broccoli Rabe Rigatoni

This pasta recipe is super light and absolutely perfect for summer! Sometimes I want something green AND I want some pasta. Merging the two? Easy. Here we have the broccoli rabe rigatoni. I am obsessed with this because of the secret ingredient… anchovy paste! Don’t…

Roasted Garlic Beer and Broccoli Baked Mac & “Cheese”

Roasted Garlic Beer and Broccoli Baked Mac & “Cheese”

This roasted garlic beer and broccoli baked mac n’ “cheese” has all things delicious: beer, pasta and roasted garlic. The addition of beer in vegan recipes is so important because it lends that yeast-y flavor that is found in cheese, but without any of the…

Make Ahead Quinoa Salad

Make Ahead Quinoa Salad

This quinoa salad is PERFECT for meal prep. It’s a complete protein, has plenty of veggies and will not leave you feeling drowsy by 3pm. It is such a feel good summery recipe that is great for working lunches and picnics alike. There are a…

Easy Chocolate Babka

Easy Chocolate Babka

I cannot believe I just now found out what babka was! I asked you guys on instagram what recipes I should bake with the 18$ worth of instant yeast I accidentally ordered, and chocolate babka was one of the things you guys came up with.…

Sesame Soba Noodles with Ginger Dressing

Sesame Soba Noodles with Ginger Dressing

These sesame soba noodles are the perfect quick and easy side for a weeknight meal. Sauté up a nice piece of salmon or some tempeh, and you’re done! I love this recipe because it serves four, or two with great leftovers. This recipe is bright,…

Grilled Watermelon Dessert Pizza

Grilled Watermelon Dessert Pizza

This grilled watermelon dessert pizza is perfect for entertaining in the summer heat. Nobody wants to heat up the house by turning on the oven, but that doesn’t mean we need to skip dessert. Plus, who doesn’t love pizza? This recipe is so quick and…

Heirloom Tomato Summer Salad

Heirloom Tomato Summer Salad

This heirloom tomato summer salad is the easiest thing to throw together, and you don’t have to heat up the oven to make it! It’s the perfect thing to whip up while the grill is going. What makes it special is how the onions “cook”…

Cara Cara Orange Cinnamon Smoothies

Cara Cara Orange Cinnamon Smoothies

In addition to being a food stylist and running Mindful Cooks, I also bartend part time. Its a wine bar, so I usually just pour wine and chit chat with the regulars all night. We do however, have this one regular who comes in and…

Taco Sweet Potato Fry Skillet

Taco Sweet Potato Fry Skillet

I love a good mash-up. You know what else I love? Tacos. And of course sweet potato fries, so here we are! Everything comes together in one skillet, so its so easy to pull together! This recipe has everything I love about a good, crispy…

Hasselback Avocado Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Hasselback Avocado Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

There is no denying that sweet potatoes and avocado belong together, which brought me to this recipe idea! If you haven’t had your avocado lightly crisp on the edges and super creamy in the middle from a long roast, you are missing out! This would…