Protein-Packed Hummus, Quinoa, Almond Salad

The majority of my salads seem to consist of whatever healthy ingredients I have in the fridge being thrown into a bowl and shaken around with some dressing. This salad, though, took a bit more thought – I wanted protein. The first ingredient that I chose may surprise you: egg whites. I quickly scrambled them and tossed…

Savory Sweet Potato Cake

I’m not a fan of the word “casserole.” I feel like it’s earned a bad rap; when I think of casseroles, I think of television mothers bearing trays of overly-cheesed lasagnas, green beans drenched in mayo, and other creamy concoctions meant to fill a family of fourteen. Therefore, I’ve given this layered dish a different title:…

Summer Pesto Pizza

When I was six or seven, my parents loaded my brother and me into our minivan (affectionately named “Zippy”) and made the six hour drive from our home of Vienna all the way to Venice, Italy. I don’t remember much about the trip, but I do remember the following: gargoyles, pigeons, and pizza. As you…