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Emily’s Sweet Potato Fries

  I was in the kitchen the other day and saw this large sweet potato. An idea immediately sparked in my head. That idea was to make sweet potato fries! I quickly set on making the recipe. When they came out of the oven, the were devoured within minutes. This snack is sure to please… Read more »

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Pea Pancakes with Guacamole and Pea Shoots

I love savory breakfasts, I love peas and I love avocados so I combined all of my favorites to make pea pancakes topped with delicious guacamole and beautiful crunchy and refreshing pea sprouts! You might have seen us make this recipe on Rachael Ray!?  She loves peas too ( : Lyla’s Pea Pancakes with Guacamole and Pea… Read more »

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Feta Tomato Onion Tartlets

Have you ever had savory tartlets before? Well these are the best ever! They have rosemary, feta, tomatoes, and onions! They are the perfect appetizer bites and mini treats! This is what you need to make them: 1 sweet onion 5 medium-sized tomatoes (campari are good) 1 Tablespoon fresh rosemary, de-stemmed and cut into small… Read more »

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Fresh Basil Spinach Pesto

This pesto is so fresh and perfectly green (Lyla’s favorite color). It is really simple. We made it in our Vitamix but you can make it in a food processor or regular blender too. With pesto you normally add parmesan cheese but we did not have any so we topped our pesto pasta off with goat gouda and I’m glad we… Read more »

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Kitchen Twins Tortilla Soup

Tonight my dad and I made dinner. He usually likes to make foods with spice so we decided to make one of our favorites – our homemade tortilla soup with freshly made tortilla strips.  The soup was the centerpiece of our dinner along with a salad and toast. It’s simple and really really good. Enjoy, The Kitchen… Read more »

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Two Peas in a Pod: 2 Delicious Pea Recipes

Some people think that Emily and I are so alike, but we are two peas in a pod that each have different personalities. We wanted to show everyone this by having one of our favorite ingredients, the pea, be a play on words, in an ingredient collaboration. Two peas in a pod. Two pea recipes made by… Read more »

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Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

I was in the mood for something sweet and salty for dinner. I love butternut squash and coconut milk and caramelized onion so I combined these for a really yummy pasta sauce that had just the right amount of sweet and savory and a tiny bit of spiciness from a dash of red pepper flakes.  We enjoyed the sauce… Read more »

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Beet Ravioli/Guest Post by Cricket Allen

Hi Everyone, I am Emily and Lyla’s mom, otherwise known as Cricket. I am “guest” posting today to share my recipe for beet ravioli. The ravioli is actually thinly sliced beets rather than pasta. If you are a beet lover, like we are, you will love this. This recipe was inspired by a chef the… Read more »

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A Fun Meatless Monday- Potato Pancakes with the Kitchen Twins

Hi Everyone, I love potatoes. I was going to make hash browns tonight but instead decided to make potato pancakes. Then of course they have to go with applesauce, so we made that, plus mashed cauliflower and seasoned black beans because we had those on hand. It was a fun meal to make and eat. Everything… Read more »

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Lyla’s Parmesan polenta, roasted fennel and sautéed zucchini.

We all loved this meal of parmesan polenta, roasted fennel and sautéed zucchini.  It was fun and easy to make. Everyone loves fennel except Emily, but that just means more for rest us. I hope that you make this simple, but delicious meal! PARMESAN POLENTA Ingredients 4 1/2  cubes of Not Chick’n Bouillon (this is vegan and… Read more »