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Truffle Garlic Parmesan Macaroni & Cheese

I recently learned how to make bechamel sauce, thus I have been concocting a ton of crazy macaroni and cheese combinations as cheese sauce is a very practical derivative and skill to have in the kitchen. Diverse for so many recipes, I’ve been working on quesos, drizzles for nachos and pasta sauces. I’ve narrowed down …

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Dessert Vegetarian

Banoffee Waffles

Lately, I’ve been planning a special brunch for my family who will be visiting me in Spain in two weeks! Unless you’re a close friend or family who I’ve cooked for, you might not know that I have an obsession with planning meal spreads. Not just one, but as many dishes as I can fit …

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Gluten Free Vegan Vegetarian

Tropical Coconut Tofu Bowl with Mango Salsa

I’m always looking for new recipes to make for my vegan and vegetarian, offering more interesting and colorful options – that aren’t salad. Tofu, often cooked in panko crumbs is great – but I wanted to use something different that went well with a tropical salsa, so I went with a more coconut-heavy breading. Unsweetened …

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Spanish & Tapas Vegetarian

Iberian-Inspired Empanadas

I have a new obsession… empanadas! Or as they say here in Spain, “empanadillas.” I love these versatile pockets of magic. I had tried the classic flavors at local panderias filled with pisto and carne, but hadn’t come across many cheese-based fillings for some reason. So needless to say, I was ready to take it …

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Vegetarian

Mediterranean Tortellini

I made this pasta salad recently for my boyfriend who was visiting me in Spain. Pasta is essentially a food group for him, as I imagine to be the case with many vegetarians. However red sauce can become a bit monotonous, so I wanted to try something new. The pasta he chose from my local …

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Gluten Free Vegan Vegetarian Whole30

5 Ingredient Paleo Cereal

Let’s face it – most of us don’t have the time or energy to make acai smoothie bowls every single morning before work. When I was brainstorming Whole30 breakfast ideas, I knew several things had to be taken into consideration: First off, minimal prep. I wanted to be able to prep once on Sunday afternoon …

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