Winner, Winner

Winner, winner, chicken dinner. Easy, healthy and delicious. Does it get any better?

International Mashup

Pesto swirled sweet potatoes go international with this buttery colored Japanese variety.

Morning, Sunshine

French scrambled eggs are one of the strongest testaments to the value of technique. Top with flax and sesame seeds for added texture and nutrition and a side of sautéed tomatoes. A new brunch staple!

Best. Brownies. Ever.

Winter blues? These brownies are honestly the best I have ever had. Amazing. Seriously. You must.

Black Bean Soup with Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Warm up from the cold with a bowl of healthy black bean soup topped with a spoonful or two of leftover mac ‘n’ cheese. No food waste and a perfect pairing.

Leftover Magic: Cauliflower Hash

Transform leftover cauliflower into tomorrow’s meal. Roughly chop cooked cauliflower and set aside.  In a large skillet over medium heat, sauté onion in olive oil until caramelized.  Add cauliflower and toss together with spatula.  Let cook for about 3-4 minutes and taste. Season with salt and pepper as necessary. Top with cheddar cheese and let…

Chocolate Mousse OMG

Pumpkin may reign supreme on Thanksgiving day, but in my book, chocolate takes the cake.  Delicious chocolate moussse pie is a special treat that won’t go unnoticed. It requires precise execution – the right amount of gelatin, the sugar syrup exactly at soft-crack, the yolks whipped to a soft yellow hue – but all it…

Spaghetti Squash Cakes

Spaghetti that’s packed with nutrition served in delicate little cakes. The nuts add crunch and the cranberry relish provides flavor contrast and color. Prepare a large squash in oven or microwave (the Kitchn has a great guide on how to prepare if helpful: Using a fork, scrape away “spaghetti” flesh. Combine with 1T. Melted butter,…

Butternut Squash with Chimichurri

Thanksgiving cooking countdown!  This easy traditional meets modern recipe provides inspiration for your menu planning. Slice butternut squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds. Roast in the oven at 400 degrees until just fork tender. (See instructions for coconut butternut squash soup if you are uncertain about a good way to go about…

Coconut Butternut Squash Soup

Warm up to a bowl of coconut butternut squash soup. It’s smooth and and luscious with a burst of crunch. Easy cooking for fall! Cut a large butternut squash in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds. Season with salt and pepper and place on baking sheet filled slightly with water (you want steam as you…

Cauliflower in Disguise

Trick or treat?  Cauliflower rice disguised as candycorn. A winning look with no dental floss required.  Happy Halloween!