Baked Pork Chops with Roasted Asparagus and Cauliflower Gnocchi

These pork chops with roasted asparagus and cauliflower gnocchi all come together in less than 30 minutes and everything comes together at the same time without thinking about it.  Here I share some tips for cooking the juiciest pork chops with a flavorful but simple seasoning and roasting asparagus to crispy perfect.  Don’t forget some tricks to searing cauliflower gnocchi with added flavor, too (gnocchi is from a bag, of course!  Ain’t nobody got time for that!)

Italian Sausage and Spinach Soup

This Italian sausage and spinach soup is similar to a pasta e fagioli soup without the pasta, so it’s a low-carb option to warm you up on a cold winter’s night.  Packed full of whole ingredients, this soup is hearty and easy to throw together on a week night.

One Pot Chickpea Tikka Masala

This one pot chickpea tikka masala is vegan, dairy-free, soy-free, and gluten-free.  Basically, it’s perfect for all you January dieters out there and is packed with immune-boosting ginger and a concoction of warm, Indian spices. 

Chocolate Raspberry Tart

With less than 10 ingredients, this chocolate raspberry tart is everything you need for the upcoming holidays.  It also takes about 10 minutes TOTAL to throw together, so if you need something quick and healthy, look no further.  This dessert is gluten free, Paleo-friendly, refined sugar-free AND vegan.  Something for everyone’s dietary needs (except it has…

Homemade Hummus

When we first started dating, John tried really hard to woo my roommate at the time, who didn’t care much for a third, frequent visitor in our small apartment in Bloomingdale.  He’d try to butter her up, strike up a friendly conversation here and there about the perils of teaching in the city, and on…