One Pot Pasta: Squash and Kale

One Pot Pasta: Squash and Kale

I’d heard about the idea of one pot pasta a long time ago, but I never tried it until this winter. That’s …
Detox Smoothie – Triple Berry Chia

Detox Smoothie – Triple Berry Chia

I’ve been loving this detox smoothie lately. Although writing recipes for this site keeps me on track with mostly healthy meals, my snacks …
Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup [Vegetarian]

Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup [Vegetarian]

Tortilla soup is a dish I really, really love. It’s so richly flavored with spices and tender vegetables, with that delicious and satisfying …
Easy 15-Minute Maple-Spice Squash

Easy 15-Minute Maple-Spice Squash

Like many, I’m always resolving to work more nutritious foods (and less junk foods) into my diet at this time of the year. …
Eggplant Parmesan Bite Pasta Bowls

Eggplant Parmesan Bite Pasta Bowls

I’ve always loved eggplant parmesan, but it used to be quite a rare thing to find me cooking it at home. The whole …
Vegetable and White Bean Soup with Pesto

Vegetable and White Bean Soup with Pesto

Around this time of the year –  with all of the frigid temperatures and dark days and snow and healthier eating resolutions that follow after …
Winter Squash Farro Salad with Crispy Kale

Winter Squash Farro Salad with Crispy Kale

Just in time for New Year’s resolutions, this winter farro salad has become one of my favorite meatless meals, mainly because it’s …
Healthier Creamy Spinach Dip

Healthier Creamy Spinach Dip

Now that we’re in the swing of the holiday season, the timing seemed perfect for a healthier update to one of my all-time …
Cider-Glazed Roasted Root Vegetables

Cider-Glazed Roasted Root Vegetables

I hoped to have this recipe posted in time for Thanksgiving. Because, yes, the roasted-for-hours turkey may be the star of the show for …
Curry Spice Sweet Potato Hummus

Curry Spice Sweet Potato Hummus

I was ordering a veggie wrap from a local sandwich shop recently and was offered the option of several different types of hummus, including …
Vanilla Maple Baked Stuffed Apple Parfaits

Vanilla Maple Baked Stuffed Apple Parfaits

As I sit down to type up the recipe for these baked stuffed apple parfaits (I really love these as a quick, sweet, nutrient-rich …
Chocolate Chunk Pumpkin Oatmeal Bread

Chocolate Chunk Pumpkin Oatmeal Bread

I used to think that freshly baked, homemade bread had to take hours of work. And maybe some types do, but a quick bread …
Slow Cooker Pumpkin Spice Applesauce

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Spice Applesauce

One of the many things that make fall my favorite time of the year: apple picking season! There’s a huge apple orchard in …
Pasta with Meatless Chickpea Ragu

Pasta with Meatless Chickpea Ragu

Meat-and-Potatoes-Guy and I just returned from a trip to Hawaii and arrived home to several days worth of very damp, very chilly, extremely rain-filled …
Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Granola

Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Granola

I was taking a look at the most popular recipes on my site since the start of fall, and (no shocking surprises here), from …
Garlic and Herb Baked Fries

Garlic and Herb Baked Fries

My favorite kind of dishes to make are “healthier” comfort foods, and these oven fries are just that kind of recipe. “Healthier” comfort foods, …
Farmers’ Market Quinoa Salad with Avocado

Farmers’ Market Quinoa Salad with Avocado

After learning about the countless benefits and positive wellness effects of eating mainly plant-based foods – and mostly meat-free meals – I’ve been creating far …
Easy Baked Goat Cheese Salad

Easy Baked Goat Cheese Salad

Although I’ll rarely be found working on a really labor-intensive and complicated recipe, I am the world’s biggest fan of easy elegant …
Easy Baked Tomato-Squash Gratin

Easy Baked Tomato-Squash Gratin

I’ve been keeping busy these days inventing new tomato recipes to try to keep up with the abundance of ripe tomatoes from our …
Cilantro-Lime Avocado Rice Bowls

Cilantro-Lime Avocado Rice Bowls

I seem to be on a roll with the Southwestern/Mexican-inspired dishes these days. My last post was Chipotle Quinoa with Black Beans, and …

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