Dress Up Your Dishes with Edible Flowers

Flowers are blooming again and it’s time incorporate these brightly colored and tasty petals into dishes. Flowers can add flavor and texture to any dish. Check out three petals you can use when you cook. 1. Lavender is one of the more popular flowers to use because of its’ color and distinct flavor. Using too much can ruin a dish and leave a perfume-like aftertaste. Try grinding the lavender into a powder … Continue reading Dress Up Your Dishes with Edible Flowers

Dairy-Free Banana Bread

More often than not, I find myself with browning bananas on my counter because I never get around to eating them all. Traditional banana bread can be unhealthy but small changes like substituting canola oil with coconut oil and using honey instead of sugar can make a difference. This recipe is easy to double, dairy-free and tastes delicious. Find out how to make it below … Continue reading Dairy-Free Banana Bread

10 Rugs Under $100

Looking to brighten up a room? Try adding a patterned or colorful rug. Scroll through to see a few rugs that won’t break your budget. 1. Nolan Brown Area Rug by Zipcode™ Design – (5′ 2″ by 7′ 2″) for $79.99 2. Davis Gray & Ivory Area Rug by Varick Gallery – (5′ by 8′) for $89.27 3. Peyton Multi-Colored Area Rugby Zipcode Design – (5′ 2″ by 7′ 2″) for … Continue reading 10 Rugs Under $100

Spinach Basil Pesto

If I could eat pesto every day, I would. I started incorporating spinach into it and the recipe is too good not to share. Try making it yourself and let me know what you think in the comments section below! Ingredients: 1 cup spinach leaves 3/4 cup fresh basil leaves 1/2 cup pine nuts 4 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped 3/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1/2 … Continue reading Spinach Basil Pesto

Eggplant Balls

As a pescetarian, I don’t eat meat, only fish on occasion. After heavily relying on processed fake meat for years, I’m refocusing on simplicity in cooking (i.e. more fruits and veggies). These eggplant balls are the perfect substitute for meatballs and go well with spaghetti squash or pasta. Check out the recipe below! Ingredients: 1 medium eggplant, diced 2 garlic cloves, peeled 1/2 onion, minced 1/8 teaspoon salt … Continue reading Eggplant Balls