Easy Vegetarian Recipes – ONE INGREDIENT AT A TIME

We feature a new ingredient every other week, cooking it into an array of delicious, (almost) always healthy recipes. Ready to start exploring?

Got extra greens? Make some Leafy Greens Pesto! Here are 3 recipes for carrot top, spinach, and watercress pesto (all in under 5 minutes!)
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Leafy Greens Pesto (3 Ways)

Got extra greens? Make some Leafy Greens Pesto! Here are 3 recipes for carrot top, spinach, and watercress pesto (all in under 5 minutes!) Despite my love/hate relationship with pesto, it’s my go-to sauce for just about everything (though Romesco is climbing in ranks lately). But with my baby plant garden finally thriving, I can’t […]

This Citrus Watercress Salad is a simple, summery combination of clementines, pomegranate, and leafy greens, tossed in a cinnamon yogurt dressing.
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Citrus Watercress Salad

This Citrus Watercress Salad is a simple, summery combination of clementines, pomegranate, and leafy greens, tossed in a cinnamon yogurt dressing. Because fruit for dinner should definitely become your summer thing. It has officially reached the too-hot-to-eat-hot-food point here in Holland. Which yea, is only like 70 degrees (Dutch heatwave), but still. Like I was […]

This Tropical Watercress Smoothie is packed with aromatic watercress, tropical fruit, and citrus!
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Tropical Watercress Smoothie

This Tropical Watercress Smoothie is packed with aromatic watercress, tropical fruit, and citrus! My one-stop-shop for fitting in a serving of vegetables and shaking off the week (because it’s finally Friday, y’all!) Green smoothies aren’t usually my Friday go-to. Green smoothies are a Monday thing. Bright-eyed and ready for the week, I sip a green […]

Everything you need to know about how to use watercress, including the different varieties, how to store it, nutrition information, and more!

Watercress: The Leafy Green You Should Be Eating

It’s finally spring, which means the watercress is hitting the stands here in Europe! And if you’re like the me from two months ago and have no idea what this leafy green is or how to use it, fear not. We’re gearing up for a whole two weeks of watercress adventure! But first, some learns. […]

Zucchini Corn Salad with zingy lemon and feta cheese, so simple yet so perfect. This will become your new summer go-to dish.
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Zucchini Corn Salad

Zucchini Corn Salad with zingy lemon and feta cheese, so simple yet so perfect. This will become your new summer go-to dish. Last summer my mom discovered a goldmine of a recipe, which I’ve since slightly modified to arrive at this delicious beast.  While I hate to admit that I still don’t always eat all […]

This Lemon Basil Risotto is rich, creamy, and zingy! Perfect as a unique side dish or main course.
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Lemon Basil Risotto

This Lemon Basil Risotto is rich, creamy, and zingy! Perfect as an easy and unique side dish or delicious and filling main course. I was a total risotto noob until a few weeks ago when my Dutch friend/ food blogger/ Italian food extraordinaire traveled across the Netherlands to create a hot mess of delicious food with […]

This Bourbon Slush Recipe comes together in just minutes. Mix it, freeze it, and forget it! Perfect for keeping on hand in case of impromptu parties and get togethers.
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Easy Bourbon Slush

This Bourbon Slush Recipe comes together in minutes. Mix, freeze, and forget! Perfect for keeping on hand in case of impromptu parties and get togethers. Growing up in Alaska meant we did a lot of things…differently. Plugging the car in overnight to prevent it from freezing, putting boots and a jacket on Toto the dog […]

Everything you need to know about cooking with lemon. Variations, buying tips, how to store them, and nutrition information.

Lemons: Our Main Squeeze

Lemons are one of those ingredients that are so underrated and have the ability to transform your cooking into something (even more) miraculous. Cooking is all about balancing the five main flavors (sweet, salty, bitter, umami, and sour), so whenever a dish needs a bit more sour, my first instinct is to reach for the […]

This homemade Dutch Vla-Flip is a healthy take on the classic Dutch custard, vla! With creamy custard, a dash of yogurt, and a bit of jam, these are as tasty as they are easy to make!
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Dutch Vla-Flip (Custard Treats!)

This homemade Dutch Vla-Flip is a healthy take on the classic Dutch custard, vla! With creamy custard, a dash of yogurt, and a bit of jam, these are as tasty as they are easy to make! I’ve lived in the Netherlands for long enough, you’d think I know what I’m doing by now. But like…I soooo […]

These Cranberry Bliss No Bake Energy Bites can be made in just 5 minutes and with all easy to find, natural ingredients. Sweet, zingy, and so addictive!
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Cranberry Bliss Bites

These Cranberry Bliss No Bake Energy Bites can be made in just 5 minutes and with all easy to find, natural ingredients. Sweet, zingy, and so addictive! You know how sometimes you only grow/learn/discover when you’re really forced to? When you’re in a corner and the only way to get out is by just figuring […]

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