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Easy Quinoa “Fried Rice”

Posted on Feb 1st, 2014 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Guys, it's been a hell of a week.  With subzero temperatures, school work piling up, and the death of my ex-boyfriend and college friend, this week…

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Chickpea Curry

Posted on Feb 15th, 2014 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Ohmygoodness! It's been two weeks since I posted!  Please don't hate me for not supplying a steady flow of recipes and filling you in on the…

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Spicy Tofu Sauce

Posted on Jun 13th, 2014 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Happy Friday everyone!  I hope you're ready to enjoy the beautiful weekend ahead 🙂 be sure to give your dad an extra hug and remind him how much…

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Sesame Tofu & Peanut Sauce

Posted on Sep 10th, 2014 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Tofu has such a bad rap.  I mean, it's weird, I'll definitely give you that.  But prepared right, it can be every bit as delicious and satisfying…

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Butternut Brussels Sprout Quinoa

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2014 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Hi, my name is Natalie and I am a squash hoarder.  Currently on my kitchen counter I have two massive butternuts, a little baby butternut, a little…

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Garlic Scape Pesto Pasta

Posted on Jun 16th, 2015 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Have you ever heard of a garlic scape? I sure hadn’t before we got some in our CSA share last week. We probably looked like a bunch of ignorant…

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Mushroom Veggie Burgers

Posted on Jul 21st, 2015 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Oh veggie burgers…. The ultimate vegan/ vegetarian staple. I can’t even count the number of times frozen veggie burgers have saved me when I was…

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Asparagus and Ancient Grains

Posted on Jul 23rd, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Happy summer lovelies! Are you all sweating your buns off like we are here in Columbus?!   We worked an Art Crawl in our neighborhood this weekend…

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Herb Pesto Zoodles

Posted on Jul 28th, 2015 - By Natalie - 3 Comments

Summa’ summa’ tiiiimmmeee… Anyone else basking in the glory of hot summer days?? Herb Pesto Zoodles will cool you off and refresh even the…

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Cabbage & Baby Corn Stir Fry

Posted on Aug 4th, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

True Life: I love miniature things. It’s a sick addiction. I scrub and save every tiny caper jar. I buy ramekins so small they fit only a grape or…

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Raw Veggie Pad Thai

Posted on Aug 13th, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

As I’m writing this post and editing the photos, I’m literally drooling. I’ve been doing a homemade juice cleanse for the past few days and…

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Hummus Wrap

Posted on Aug 20th, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

How in the world is it back to school season already?!?!??? Seriously, I can hardly believe it… I just graduated!! While I sit here trying to…

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Taco Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Posted on Aug 27th, 2015 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Is anyone else swimming in zucchini?!? We’ve been getting boatloads in our CSA and for some reason I still buy it from other farmers’ stands. My…

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BBQ Beer Grilled Tofu

Posted on Sep 4th, 2015 - By Natalie - 2 Comments

“The pumpkins are coming! The pumpkins are coming!” Like, woah. Are you kitchen me?! It’s barely September! Can we all just pump the brakes on…

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Tomato Chickpea Caprese

Tomato Chickpea Caprese

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Today is the first day of fall. Woah. Full disclosure: I’m not your typical pumpkin-spice-latte-everything-as-soon-as-september-hits white girl.…

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Mediterranean Stuffed Eggplant

Posted on Oct 15th, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

It’s late, my legs are jello from working out, and John is out of town this week. On nights like these, having leftovers in the fridge are…

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Curried Cauliflower Soup

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

I’m on a serious curry kick these days. The weather change has my body all sorts of confused and my sinuses have been on the front lines of the…

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Creamy Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Posted on Nov 6th, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

I love carbs. Love them. In fact, as a kid, my parents called me “Carb Queen” because my main food groups were cereal, grilled cheese, and pasta…

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Lemon Kale Soup

Posted on Jan 4th, 2016 - By Natalie - 6 Comments

I wish I could say I’ve really needed these bowls of hot soup to warm my chilly toes. But to be perfectly honest, we’ve had quite a mild winter…

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Falafel with Lemon Tahini Sauce

Posted on Jan 11th, 2016 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Fa-la-la-la fala-la-lafel! These little nuggets of joy have me singing! Falafel is like hummus in meatball form aka what my dreams are made…

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Red Lentil Butternut Squash Curry | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Red Lentil Butternut Squash Curry

Posted on Mar 1st, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

I could eat Indian food all day errydayyy. The entire cuisine is flavorful, warming, versatile, and comforting. I love the juxtaposition of being…

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Chipotle Black Bean Soup | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Chipotle Black Bean Soup

Posted on Mar 7th, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Rumor has it spring is on the horizon! An eternal pessimist realist, I’m not counting my eggs before they hatch. Errr… My black beans before they…

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Vegan Broccoli Cheese Casserole | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Vegan Broccoli Cheese Casserole

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

I'm hanging today's recipe over your head like a carrot on a stick. Except it's Vegan Broccoli  Cheese Casserole. On a stick..? Nevermind... What…

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Vegan Nicoise Salad | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Vegan Nicoise Salad

Posted on Mar 28th, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Sun, glorious sun!! Ahh how wonderful the turn of the seasons is. Tulips popping up, sunlight into the evening, and best of all, perky spring veggies…

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BBQ Jackfruit Tacos | AreYouKitchenMe.com

BBQ Jackfruit Tacos

Posted on Apr 19th, 2016 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Hi, my name is Natalie, and I’m addicted to tacos. If I could eat everything wrapped up in a tiny tortilla, I would. It’s perfect hand-food,…

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Asparagus and Ramp Barley Risotto | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Asparagus and Ramp Barley Risotto

Posted on May 2nd, 2016 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Spring is in full swing y’all! This weekend was the kickoff of one of my favorite local farmer’s markets. Scenes of kiddos dancing to live…

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Five Spice Whole Roasted Cauliflower | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Five Spice Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Posted on May 16th, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

A cauliflower steak is not a steak. Cauliflower wings are not wings. Cauliflower is rice is DEFINITELY not rice. Cauliflower is a fun ingredient to…

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Earthy Green Soba Noodles | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Earthy Green Soba Noodles

Posted on Jun 6th, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

I’m seeing green, guys! And I’m not envious. In fact, I feel like the luckiest girl in the world because I am completely drowning in leafy green…

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Harissa Spiced Chickpeas | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Harissa Spiced Chickpeas

Posted on Jun 20th, 2016 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

I know it’s summer and it’s a million degrees out, and we’re all dreaming of popsicles and ice cream cones. Spiced, warm bowls of goodness…

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Pesto Pea Gnocchi | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Pesto Pea Gnocchi

Posted on Jul 12th, 2016 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

I meant to post this recipe last week but I did gnot. Peas forgive me? You think we can get pest(o) my bad jokes?? I hope so because Pesto Pea…

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Deconstructed Tofu Sushi Bowl | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Deconstructed Tofu Sushi Bowls

Posted on Jul 18th, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

There ain't a damn thing wrong with sushi. I mean, what's not to love about fresh, crunchy fillings inside a block of tender rice and flavorful,…

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Summer Vegetable Tartine | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Summer Vegetable Tartine

Posted on Aug 1st, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

We’ve hit the dog days of summer and I’m practically rolling around in fresh vegetables. Our CSA baskets are bountiful, produce is dirt-cheap at…

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Fresh Tomato Sauce | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Fresh Tomato Sauce

Posted on Sep 19th, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

As summer winds down, so many people jump headfirst into all things fall, leaving the sunny season a warm but distant memory… I like to take this…

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Apple Quinoa Fall Salad | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Apple Quinoa Fall Salad

Posted on Sep 27th, 2016 - By Natalie - 5 Comments

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, what does two or three do?? Because apple season is here and I am about to be the healthiest kid on the…

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Golden Cabbage Soup | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Golden Cabbage Soup

Posted on Oct 31st, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Turmeric is, like, SO in right now. It's safe to say this golden spice is having its day in the sun. Although, with the seasons changing, the…

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Thai Green Curry | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Green Thai Curry

Posted on Mar 13th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Happy St. Patrick’s Day week!! It’s time to celebrate all things green! And nothing says luck of the Irish like… curry?? Ok, maybe not- but…

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Vegan Split Pea Soup | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Vegan Split Pea Soup

Posted on Mar 20th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Winter is on its way out, but chilly temperatures call for one last hearty soup hurrah. Vegan Split Pea Soup makes the transition from winter to…

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Beet, Asparagus, & Grapefruit Salad | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Asparagus, Beet, & Grapefruit Salad

Posted on Apr 17th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Spring has sprung and greens are growing! The best way to celebrate the season of new life is with a light and refreshing salad! Asparagus, Beet,…

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Vegan Savory Carrot Tart | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Savory Carrot Tart

Posted on Apr 24th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Bright springtime flavors wrapped up in a flaky, tender crust, this Vegan Savory Carrot Tart is a pleasant surprise! Fancy meets rustic meets fresh…

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Grilled Eggplant with Pesto + Yogurt Tahini Sauce | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Grilled Eggplant with Pesto & Yogurt Tahini Sauce

Posted on Aug 14th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Smoky, charred veggies smothered in herby and tangy sauces is basically what summer dreams are made of. Grilled Eggplant with Pesto & Tahini…

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Beet Green & Quinoa Salad | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Beet Green & Quinoa Salad

Posted on Aug 21st, 2017 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

From root to leaf, this salad can’t be BEET! Eliminate waste and use the whole vegetable in this Beet Green & Quinoa Salad. I have been…

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Summer Veggie Bowls w Avocado Cream Sauce | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Summer Veggie Bowls with Avocado Herb Sauce

Posted on Sep 4th, 2017 - By Natalie - 2 Comments

All the things you love about summer, packed into one bowl! Summer Veggie Bowls with Avocado Herb Sauce are an ideal vessel for using up all of…

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Fresh Sweet Corn Polenta | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Fresh Sweet Corn Polenta

Posted on Sep 12th, 2017 - By Natalie - 2 Comments

With just one ingredient and less than 30 minutes, a luxuriously silky bowl of Fresh Sweet Corn Polenta is deceptively simple! A sweet, creamy ode to…

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Autumn Vegetable Sheet Pan Dinner | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Autumn Vegetable Sheet Pan Dinner

Posted on Oct 30th, 2017 - By Natalie - 7 Comments

Everything fall, all in one place! Autumn Vegetable Sheet Pan Dinner is the comforting, easy dinner you’ll want all season! Remember that…

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Creamy Black Eyed Pea Soup | www.AreYouKitchenMe.com

Creamy Black Eyed Pea Soup

Posted on Nov 27th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

As the temperature plummets, the need for warm and soulful comfort food rises! Creamy Black Eyed Pea Soup is rich, filling, and comes together in…

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Loaded Veggie Tacos | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Loaded Veggie Tacos

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2018 - By Natalie - 3 Comments

Inspired by the colorful sights and tastes of Mexcio, Loaded Veggie Tacos are an explosion flavor! Ándele, it’s taco time! ¡Hola amigos! In…

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Grilled Peach + Avocado Salad

Posted on Aug 22nd, 2018 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Summer is almost over! Soak up the last bit of summer flavors by firing up the grill for an easy and delicious Grilled Peach + Avocado…

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Roasted Portobello Tacos | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Roasted Portobello Tacos

Posted on Oct 2nd, 2018 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Get ready for Taco Tuesday! Or, honestly, any day because you’ll want to enjoy Roasted Portobello Tacos all week long! My love for tacos is not…

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Cabbage + Beet Potstickers | AreYouKitcheneMe.com

Cabbage + Beet Potstickers

Posted on Oct 22nd, 2018 - By Natalie - 4 Comments

A colorful twist on an Asian classic, Cabbage + Beet Potstickers are a beautiful sight to behold! Better yet, they taste incredible! They’re…

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John's Vegan Chili | AreYouKitchenMe.com

John’s Vegan Chili

Posted on Oct 29th, 2018 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

My sweetie rarely gets the chance to cook in our kitchen, but I always love it when he does! John’s Vegan Chili is one of my favorite foods out…

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Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta with Balsamic Roasted Mushrooms | AreYouKitchenMe.com

Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta with Balsamic Roasted Mushrooms

Posted on Dec 21st, 2018 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

When you're short on time, high on hunger, and looking for a satisfying vegan, gluten free dinner, Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta with Balsamic…

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