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 a regret, because one pot pasta turns out to have two really big things going for it. First, the obvious: the end result is a compete meal in one bowl,…

Healthy One Pot Jambalaya: Shrimp & White Bean

Especially during the cold months, I love cooking jambalaya, a classic Louisiana Creole dish made with rice and spices. I enjoy it so much mainly because it’s an easy one-pot meal that tastes special and unique, with lots of rich and bold flavors.

How To Get Organized In Your Kitchen With Yummly

    Have you noticed the gray “Yum” button floating along the side of my posts, as well as below my posts? The “Yum” button allows you to save your favorite recipes to an online cooking organization tool called Yummly. If you want to get organized in the kitchen and easily…

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 are typically whatever I can quickly grab: chips or pretzels, etc. So I really wanted to come up with something equally as quick and convenient, but also…

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 crunch from tortilla chips. It’s scrumptious comfort food that still feels so healthy from the variety of fresh veggies. My one and only concern with tortilla soup…

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. But then those days begin popping up when everything is frantic or nothing seems to go right and, by dinner, that whole resolution flies out the window.…

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 operation of putting each individual slice of eggplant through flour, and then egg, and finally breading, was time-consuming. And then I could never fit more than a…

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 all of the holiday feasting – there is nothing more satisfying than a big pot of homemade vegetable soup simmering on the stove top! These days I’ve…

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