Roasted Root Veggies with Warm Lentils & Kale

Nothing will ever beat a warm bowl of roasted veggies on a cold winter night. This is exactly what I want to eat all winter long to keep me feeling warm and comforted. Plus, the colorful veggies definitely help brighten up a dreary day (and trust me, we have a lot of those in Chicago…

Sweet & Sour BBQ Tofu

You might be reading the title of this recipe thinking to yourself, "So is it sweet and sour or is it barbecue? Can it, and should it, be both? Aren't they essentially the same thing anyway?" To be honest, I asked myself those questions and decided that it doesn't really matter what to call this…

Pistachio Pesto

This pesto turned out to be so delicious that I was honestly surprised by it. As I was adding these ingredients to my food processor, I wasn't exactly sure if it made a lot of sense. Then I tasted it and knew this one was a keeper! The best thing about this recipe is that…

Roasted Red Pepper & Garlic Sauce

This is quite possibly my favorite sauce I have made so far. It goes so well when tossed on pasta, but also makes a killer dip for roasted potatoes. Plus it's really fun to make, especially if you have an open flame. I used my gas stove to roast my pepper marshmallow style, but you…