Tag: artichokes

Lemon and garlic vegetable quinoa (vegan and gluten-free!)


Quinoa has been on my to-do list for a while now, but every time I get ready to make it, I chicken out, worrying that it’ll end up flavorless. I don’t know why I’m such a wuss, it’s not like I’ve never cooked quinoa before…just not without a recipe, I guess. Apparently I don’t yet [continue reading...]

Trio of non-traditional bruschetta


My absolute favorite restaurant in Philly that has a frequent diner’s card – for every $500 spend, you receive a $50 gift card. Whenever I eat there with friends, the entire bill gets tallied on my card, and let’s just say, I’ve earned multiple $50 gift cards. My Philadelphia friends don’t need me to introduce [continue reading...]

Snixy Frittata


I’m not big on breakfast. In fact, whenever I’m out for brunch, I order off the lunch menu. Lucas, on the other hand, loves breakfast – it’s the only way I can get him out of bed before noon on the weekend. It’s a bit surprising, then, that I invited my mom’s best friend (and [continue reading...]