ratatouille with goat cheese and pine nuts

ratatouille with goat cheese and pine nuts

Here’s an easy 25 minute recipe for smoky ratatouille with goat cheese and pine nuts. Ratatouille is a simple French vegetable sauté, made with eggplant, zucchini, peppers and tomatoes. This version is topped with fresh goat cheese and pine nuts and it’s...
grilled carrots

grilled carrots

If you’re wondering if you can grill carrots, I am here to say, most emphatically, you certainly can! Actually, I highly encourage it! Today I have a short video showing how to make grilled carrots plus I have some tips so they are tender all the way through,...
grilled zucchini

grilled zucchini

Easy Grilled Zucchini with balsamic glaze is such a simple but delicious summer side dish and great way to use up garden fresh zucchini! I love to make it as a side dish for company during the summer because it is vegan, gluten-free, low carb and healthy, so everyone...
simple healthy cucumber salad

simple healthy cucumber salad

Have you tried this recipe for simple healthy cucumber salad with chives yet? It’s super easy to make and only 19 calories per serving. It is fat-free, paleo-friendly, vegan and gluten-free. I originally shared this recipe on May 20th, 2014. I have updated some...
italian pasta salad

italian pasta salad

Dear taste buds, prepare yourselves for the flavor sensation that is this Italian Pasta Salad! It’s loaded with artichoke hearts, basil, tomatoes, black olives and a big bright and bold garlic and red wine vinegar dressing to make it pop! It’s the newest...
sweet potato breakfast hash

sweet potato breakfast hash

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears. This Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash is so fantastically easy to make, and delicious, you’ll be waxing poetic after one bite! It’s paleo, and great for a grain-free breakfast to meal prep and reheat to serve on...
roasted turnips

roasted turnips

Here is a simple recipe for Roasted Turnips. It’s a great recipe for beginners because it is so easy. It is a great vegetable side dish alternative to potatoes and is paleo friendly, vegan and whole-30 approved! Since I have been cooking paleo this year, I have...
crispy roasted chickpeas

crispy roasted chickpeas

If you have been looking for a crunchy, savory, addictive and healthy snack, you’re in the right place. These Crispy Roasted Chickpeas will rock your world. With only five ingredients these crunchy garbanzo beans are ready in just 25 minutes and come in at just 128...
roasted garlic hummus

roasted garlic hummus

This roasted garlic hummus recipe is one of our most popular recipes and always wins rave reviews. The garlic, lemon and creamy texture are just perfect! I originally shared this Roasted Garlic Hummus and the story of the Beirut Restaurant here on March 11, 2013. I...
balsamic kale with cranberries

balsamic kale with cranberries

I’ll admit that simple sauteed kale with balsamic vinegar and dried cranberries is not the sexiest recipe to highlight in the first few days of the the new year, but with so many of us (myself included) cutting back on refined sugars, grains and dairy, I think...
black bean hummus

black bean hummus

This healthy homemade black bean hummus is one of my very favorite recipes. It is naturally gluten-free and vegan! It’s the perfect appetizer, party food or plant-based snack. I cannot wait for you to try this black bean hummus recipe with lime, coriander and...
simple sautéed swiss chard

simple sautéed swiss chard

Who are my Swiss Chard lovers? If you love Swiss Chard you will fall head over heels for this Simple Sautéed Swiss Chard Recipe. It is so easy to prepare, and only 80 calories per serving. Naturally vegan and only 7 grams net carbs per serving.  If you are...

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