Roasted Sweet Potato Poblano Breakfast Tacos

These healthy, vegetarian breakfast tacos are easy to prep ahead - making them great for weekday breakfasts! Filling and delicious!

It’s fall (at least it feels like fall), and I wanted to do something a little bit different to kick off the season. I had these two separate ideas on my list: #1 to bring back the meal prep series that you all loved a few months back and/or #2: Breakfast Taco Week! Then, it occurred to me that I could combine both! So this week is: Breakfast Taco Meal Prep Week! That means I’ll be posting 3 separate breakfast taco recipes that you can prep for all at once and easily make throughout the week. I’ll post recipes 2…

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Blueberry Lemon Zest Breakfast Cookies

These substantial cookies are a yummy breakfast or snack! They're made with oat flour, almond butter, and are naturally sweetened with maple syrup.

Here’s how much I love these cookies: after I finish typing this post, I’m going to go downstairs to the kitchen to make more. I like to store stashes of these cookies in the freezer because they’re a perfectly portioned daily breakfast for me. The freezer is also a great way to hide them from Jack, who would otherwise eat one every time he walks past the kitchen counter 🙂 These cookies are both vegan and gluten free. They have fiber from the oats, protein and healthy fats from the almond butter, and they’re naturally sweetened with maple syrup. Who…

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Chickpea Shawarma Wraps

Spiced chickpeas, creamy hummus, spicy zhoug jalapeño paste, and juicy/crispy veggies wrapped in a warm pita. A yummy vegetarian meal!

I’m obsessed with these wraps! I loved them so much that after we took these photos, I thought about them all day, I dreamt about them that night, and when I woke up, I ate the last leftover wrap for breakfast. I would not consider these “breakfast” wraps – I just didn’t have the willpower to wait for lunch. I mean, the warmly spiced chickpeas, the creamy hummus, the spicy zhoug chile paste, and the juicy/crispy veggies… this is what dreams are made of… at least if you’re me. I mean, how pretty are they?! They’re so fresh and delicious!…

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BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches (vegan!)

These jackfruit sliders are completely vegan but so meaty, juicy, smoky, a little spicy. The chipotle BBQ sauce is so easy to make! Vegetarian

I’ve gotten SO many requests for a BBQ Jackfruit recipe. It took me a little time to get this one just right, but here we are! These are meaty, juicy, smoky, a little spicy… and a total mess to eat, but isn’t that what saucy sandwiches are all about? If you haven’t been asking for a jackfruit recipe, you’re probably now asking – what the heck is jackfruit? Well, it’s a funny-looking fruit that doesn’t really have much flavor (it’s certainly not sweet and fruit-like). When you pull apart the pieces it has the texture of shredded meat. It doesn’t usually…

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Roasted Cherry Tomato & Thyme Couscous Salad

This fresh summer couscous salad is packed with raw & roasted cherry tomatoes, feta, roasted chickpeas, and herbs. Perfect for a picnic or packing up for lunch!

We’re at that point in the summer where I’m starting to wonder: is an indoor herb garden possible? I love having a ton of fresh herbs around, and I’m really going to miss them when they’re gone. They’re so delicious and oh so PRETTY. I often get asked about my food photography/styling tips and my best tip is always: Whatever dish you have, smother it in herbs! Aside from lots of fresh thyme and basil, this recipe is all about the tomatoes. I slow roast half of them, and put the other half raw into the salad. Together the raw…

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Photograph of Jeanine Donofrio and Jack Mathews in their kitchen

Hello, we're Jeanine and Jack.

We love to eat, travel, cook, and eat some more! We create & photograph vegetarian recipes from our home in Chicago, while our shiba pups eat the kale stems that fall on the kitchen floor.