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 …
Southwest Chipotle Quinoa and Black Beans

Southwest Chipotle Quinoa and Black Beans

I can remember the days when I believed that “healthy” dishes had to be placed in a category completely separate from “delicious” and “richly …
Cheesy Orzo Baked Stuffed Tomatoes

Cheesy Orzo Baked Stuffed Tomatoes

I’ve been cooking up a lot of recipes using tomatoes lately, including these really tasty cheesy orzo-stuffed baked tomatoes. Here’s the story: …
Grilled Zucchini and Corn Pasta with Parmesan

Grilled Zucchini and Corn Pasta with Parmesan

This is my favorite recipe of the summer. It’s a pasta dish – which makes it an automatic winner in my book – made richly …
Grilled Vegetable and Black Bean Fajitas

Grilled Vegetable and Black Bean Fajitas

I’m in love with this grilled fajita recipe because it’s packed with fresh summer goodness (fresh zucchini, bell pepper, juicy tomato and&…
Warm Potato Salad with Mustard and Herbs (Vegan)

Warm Potato Salad with Mustard and Herbs (Vegan)

One of my favorite summer dishes since childhood has always been that ultimate picnic and barbecue side dish essential: potato salad. Tender potatoes mixed …
Lemon Vanilla Pancakes with Fresh Blueberries

Lemon Vanilla Pancakes with Fresh Blueberries

While flipping through a magazine, I came across a cooking tip from a chef that went something like this: instead of the same old …
Asparagus Goat Cheese Flatbread

Asparagus Goat Cheese Flatbread

I was walking with a friend in Boston this weekend, and we noticed how hugely popular food trucks have become. One open lot had …

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