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Sweet Black Breakfast Rice with Berries

Black rice isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think breakfast. But, seriously, when you simmer in coconut milk and add tasty additions like mixed berries, shredded coconut, and vanilla, it transforms into a hearty breakfast and satisfies the sweet factor. I always like to balance something sweet with a savory edge so I added one of my secret ingredients–smoked black salt.  This dish is a perfect way to use up that last... Read More

Father’s Day Breakfast Sliders

I think it’s nice to cook for your dad on Father’s Day, because running to a brunch usually results in an overcrowded and not very intimate experience. That being said, I wanted to stick with something unfussy and hearty – something that will keep you out of the kitchen and free to enjoy time with your dad. Sliders tend to be popular among guys, so I tried a spin on a classic slider and topped them with a cheesy, potato-filled... Read More

Egg, Spinach & Prosciutto Cups

This is a cantaloupe kind of week! On Tuesday I posted the cantaloupe salsa so perhaps I’ve just had melon on the brain. But who doesn’t like this sweet and salty combination? Melon and prosciutto is the classic sweet and salt marriage which originated in Italy. This simple but satisfying egg cup is the perfect way to start your day, portioned out perfectly for on-the-go eating without having to settle for a processed bar. Make them... Read More

No-Bake Peanut Butter Granola Bars

*This is a part of my clean out the pantry series! See more by clicking here.* I’m a huge peanut butter fan, but so often I end up with the remnants of the bottom of the jar and need to find a way to use it up. I also love granola, so for this cleaning out the pantry post I pulled out my favorite granola that I always have in my pantry, Early Bird Granola – straight out of Brooklyn. This easy no-bake health bar can be eaten on the run... Read More

Buttermilk Pancakes + Nutmeg Syrup

*This is a part of my clean out the pantry series! See more by clicking here.* I love using buttermilk but I always feel like it’s inevitable that the majority of it is going to go down the drain after I make that one recipe I bought it for. I wanted to ensure the rest of the carton wouldn’t go to waste, so I decided to whip up a batch of buttermilk pancakes. I think these might be my new weekend staple! And having just gotten back from... Read More