Sautéed Broccoli Garlic and Oil

When it comes to cooking vegetables, there are so many variations for making them! You can steam, sauté, broil, roast, pan sear, fold into pasta dishes, throw them in salads, or even grill them! My go-to with vegetables is usually roasting on a sheet pan, but lately, I’ve been obsessed with a simple steam/sauté mixture and adding freshly chopped garlic […]

Pasta Primavera Garlic and Oil

Pasta will always be a comfort food in my opinion. The beauty of using pasta as a main dish is the versatility and endless options of add-ins. You can add chicken, beef, vegetables, seafood, cream sauce, marinara, pomodoro, or keep it simple with a garlic and oil. When I am at a restaurant, if I don’t order Rigatoni with Sausage […]

Sautéed Garlic Green Beans

One of the best things we can do for ourselves is to get plenty of sunshine, exercise or move our bodies regularly, have good sleep patterns, and eat our vegetables. Of course, we’re not perfect, we’re human. We love what we love, and we are absolutely ALLOWED to indulge in foods that make us feel good. Sometimes that’s a piece […]

Vegetarian Chili

Scene: a wintry, blistering cold Saturday evening, huddled inside our home sans plans (thanks, pandemic), with bellies rumbling for some warm, hearty food. Enter: this “throw all of the leftover veggies we have in the dutch oven with some tomato sauce and pray it tastes good” kind of chili. The actual intent for Saturday’s dinner this past weekend was to […]