Blood Orange Smoothie

Up until a month ago, I had never tried a blood orange. I’m not crazy over regular oranges, but I think the deep red color of a blood orange has always intrigued me. At my local market, I saw that they were selling blood oranges and the next week they were on sale. I bought…

Chipotle Chicken Enchiladas

I’ve always loved Mexican dishes like tacos and burritos, but enchiladas are a bit newer to me. I tried my first enchilada a few years ago at a Mexican restaurant back home called Sam Diego’s and was in heaven. Smothered in cheese and enchilada sauce, what’s not to love? Recently I made enchiladas from scratch…

Chewy Biscoff Granola Bars

The other day Dan and I were hungry and decided to check out a local deli down the street. While we were waiting for our sandwiches, I was browsing the store’s homemade baked goods and came across their granola bars. They smelled so good and made me want to immediately make my own. After browsing…

Chicken, Sausage & White Bean Stew

As soon as I saw this recipe on foodgawker, I knew I had to try it. It combines things I’ve loved since I was a child: soup and chicken – and things I’ve come to love over the last year or so: sausage and white beans.  The fact that it’s made in a slow cooker…

Caramelized Tofu Fried Rice

This is a meal that I’ve been making some variation or another of for the past few months. I’ve always loved Chinese take-out, and one of my favorite dishes is fried rice. My family usually orders pork fried rice, which I love, but I wanted to create a slightly lighter and vegetarian-friendly version. Over the…