Pan Seared Lemon Halibut with Gluten Free Vegan Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta

The funny thing about making these last-minute cooking decisions is that 1) I have to think really hard about giving you guys exact portions after the fact 2) as seen in this very embarrassing iPhone video shot by my husband I was a little annoyed and frazzled when he kept egging me on about how it was [...]

Homemade “Greek” Spice Blend: Halibut with Artichoke Hearts, Roasted Potatoes​ & Asparagus

I've mentioned a few times that I really like the idea of making my own spice blends, so this Greek inspired meal had me googling what the heck to include. I ended up blending a few ideas together and making it up, but it actually turned out quite well. Not pictured was a bit of olive [...]

Fish Recipe Round Up – A Shift In Sustainable Cooking

Today I'm sharing my five favorite fish dinners that I've recently whipped up as a part of trying to eat more consciously. I mentioned in this post a while back that one of the big things we can each do to start reducing our carbon footprint is to eat less red meat. For me, that [...]

Pan Seared Cod with Crispy Leeks & Capers

Another really simple dinner that doesn't have to be about re-inventing the wheel, it's just about adding a tiny new twist to keep your taste buds interested. For me, learning how to pan sear fish really well has been an awesome experience over the past few months. It's been a bit of trial and error [...]

Pan Seared Lemon Butter Grouper with Tomato Basil Cappello’s Fettuccini & Sautéed Spinach

The idea behind this Pan Seared Grouper, Roasted Tomato & Basil Cappello's Fettuccini with Sautéed Spinach dinner was both pre-meditated and a little on the fly. One of my all-time favorite meals in life (really not sure why it sticks out so vividly) is from a work trip to Sarasota 3 or 4 years ago [...]

Pistachio Crusted Tilapia with Fingerling Potatoes & Charred Broccoli (With A New Nut Crusting Technique!)

Remember a while back I tried to nut crust this tilapia? And during the cooking process I almost scrapped the whole thing because it was tricky and sort of falling apart, HOWEVER it turned out really yummy so I've been motivated to try again. The day I was planning to make this dish I happened [...]

Crispy Salmon With a Summer Corn Salad & Roasted Cauliflower

I'll start by sharing a quote from the most frequent patron of my cooking space aka my kitchen: "Salmon is definitely the best thing you make". I'll go ahead and let you know that it's my husband, aka my roommate, aka the person who get's to eat the yummy things I make and also has [...]