Wannabe Vegetable Biryani: With Trader Joe’s Frozen Jasmine Rice, Kale, & Homemade Spice Mix

I don't know what is going on but ever since trying Spice Mode Masala Sauce and now the full line of spices I cannot stop craving Indian food! I think I made it three times the week that I made this dish and then ordered in Indian food that Friday night!! So the night I … Continue reading Wannabe Vegetable Biryani: With Trader Joe’s Frozen Jasmine Rice, Kale, & Homemade Spice Mix

Pumpkin Spiced Seared Wild Coho with Sauteed​ Kale, Sweet Potato, Quinoa, and Trader Joe’s Fall Harvest Salsa

I have to start by saying I'm not actually one of those people who's obsessed with fall and pumpkin spiced everything. I'm more of a savory girl than a sweet one and I'd always identify with summer as my favorite season. All of that said, I couldn't help but snag a few items from a … Continue reading Pumpkin Spiced Seared Wild Coho with Sauteed​ Kale, Sweet Potato, Quinoa, and Trader Joe’s Fall Harvest Salsa

Spice Mode Coconut Chicken Masala with Curried Veggies & Basmati Rice

Anyone else out there a sucker for beautiful jars and packaging? Well, when I saw these gorgeous Spice Mode items at Whole Foods the other day I couldn't help but add them to the cart. Then my eyes wandered down the aisle to the cans of coconut milk and immediately my recipe brain started swirling. … Continue reading Spice Mode Coconut Chicken Masala with Curried Veggies & Basmati Rice

Slow Cooker Chicken “Stoup” with Carrots, Yellow Squash, Turnips, and Trader Joe’s 21 Seasoning Salute

Have you ever heard the Rachel Ray term "stoup"? Well, not only do I adore the phrase but I adore the dish, and it's because that's how I like my soups, hearty. I always say if I could eat one thing for the rest of my life it would be delicious soup (with a big … Continue reading Slow Cooker Chicken “Stoup” with Carrots, Yellow Squash, Turnips, and Trader Joe’s 21 Seasoning Salute

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