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This Pasta Salad and Robert Irvine LIVE Giveaway are sponsored by Omaha Performing Arts.  I received free tickets to "Robert Irvine LIVE," but was not compensated in any other way. No, you're eyes aren't playing tricks on you. These pictures do, in fact, look like they are straight out of a Summertime meal. Unfortunately, this [...]

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Welcome to the first Friday Foodie Favorites of 2015!  With the busyness of the holidays, I have not made a whole lot of new recipes.  As a result, I have been relying on your recipes to get me through.  I came across a few favorites along the way, and today I am going to share them [...]

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Happy New Year and welcome to 2015!  I hope your brand new year is off to a great start.  If you are anything like me, your body is craving some good, clean, healthy food after two weeks of eating plenty of junk.  Lucky for you, I've got ya covered today with a recap of my favorite [...]

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A flavorful French onion-inspired way to make roasted chickpeas.  These chickpeas are perfect for snackin' or as soup and salad toppers! I am going to take a stab at what you are probably thinking right now... "Didn't she just share a recipe for roasted chickpeas yesterday?" You, my friend, would be correct!  What can I say?  I [...]

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A sweet and creamy Vanilla Fruit Salad that comes together in 10 minutes flat for any Holiday gathering. Since I am a big-time foodie and love to cook and blog about food, you may think that cooking for holiday gatherings is my idea of fun.  Well guess what?  That is not always the case!  I [...]

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Crunchy, spicy, and bold chickpeas that will warm you right up on a brisk Fall day.  These chickpeas are the perfect addition to a classic salad. I am a roasted chickpea aficionado. I love them in tacos.  I love them in salads.  And I love them on their own as a snack. It turns out that [...]

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Is there anything better than a BLT sandwich?  Maybe a vegan "TLT" in the form of a salad, perhaps? BLTs are just one of those staple sandwiches in the American diet, you know?  But maybe not so much for us veggie-eating folks... Just because we do not eat bacon does not mean that vegetarians and [...]

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A simple, yet hearty chickpea salad recipe that is perfect for vegans and non-vegans alike! Some of you are probably thinking... "not another chickpea salad!"  Or if you are like me, you may be thinking... "Yes!  Another chickpea salad!" There are plenty of chickpea salads floating around the blogosphere- so many of which are extremely delicious- but [...]

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This delicious egg salad incorporates the tastes of Summer produce: fresh peppers, peas, and tomatoes. I eat approximately 90% vegan and one of the main reasons why it is not 100% is because of my love for eggs.  I really love eggs. Scrambled eggs. Poached eggs. Sunnyside-up eggs. Hardboiled eggs. Let's be real.  Eggs are good [...]

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A hearty Summertime pasta salad that is chocked full of veggies and is big on flavor. I was a picky child.  I was picky about my hair.  I was picky about my clothing (apparently I hated when my socks were twisted?).  And I was most definitely extremely picky about my food. As a result, the fact [...]

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