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Everyday Chickpea Curry- this VEGETARIAN curry comes together in less than 30 minutes!

Everyday Chickpea Curry

This vegetarian easy chickpea curry comes together in less than 30 minutes and is made with basic pantry ingredients. Here with an weeknight dinner...

Spicy Tuna Onigiri - traditional Japanese onigiri filled with spicy Bella Portofino tuna.

Spicy Tuna Onigiri

Homemade Onigiri – learn how to make homemade nigiri with this simple tuna onigiri recipe!  This post is brought to you by Bella Portofino....

Tokyo Street Market

Tokyo Travel Guide

It took approximately four months, but I’m here (finally!) with the first installment of my Japan travel guide! I couldn’t be more excited to share this...

Simple Carrot Soup

Simple Carrot Soup

This simple carrot soup has a very classic flavor profile made up primarily of carrots, leeks, and thyme. Fairly positive I’m the only person sharing a...

Ingredient Spotlight: Summer Squash. Everything you need to know about this favorite summer vegetable!

Ingredient Spotlight: Summer Squash

There are a few foods that I overdose on once summer rolls around: fresh tomatoes, stone fruits, berries, and, of course, squash! If you’re swimming...

Mediterranean Tuna Sandwich

Mediterranean Tuna Sandwich (with Video!)

A fresh, elegant, and modern twist on a classic tuna sandwich. This Mediterranean tuna sandwich is made without mayonnaise, and is paired with pesto tossed cannellini beans,...

3 Easy Make Ahead Smoothie Recipes - Vanilla Mint Green Monster!

Make Ahead Smoothie Cups (3 Recipes!)

These make ahead smoothie cups can be prepped and frozen in advance, allowing you to throw together healthy smoothies in seconds!  In the past, my...

Ingredient Spotlight: Sour Cherries

Ingredient Spotlight: Sour Cherries

Welcome to the second installment of the ingredient spotlight series. A few weeks ago, we talked all things asparagus. Today, we’re talking cherries. Specifically, sour cherries! Those...

Tuna Crostini with Italian Antipasto - crisp baguette slices topped with an EASY, herbaceous tuna spread made with Bella Portofino extra virgin olive oil packed Albacore tuna, mascarpone, capers, lemon zest, and fresh herbs!

Tuna Crostini with Italian Antipasto

This post is brought to you by Bella Portofino.  Appetizers are my favorite part of any meal. They allow us to do what we...

How to Make a Blackberry Peach Pie

Blackberry Peach Pie

Homemade blackberry peach pie. An incredibly flaky all-butter pie crust filled with ripe summer peaches and tart blackberries!  Today’s blackberry peach pie provided me with...