Pesto and Cheese Stuffed Zucchini

April 7, 2014
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Easy to make and full of great flavor, these pesto and cheese stuffed zucchini are a great side dish or even a vegetarian meal!  It is finally, finally, finally starting to look and feel like spring around here in Michigan and I could not possibly be happier about it. We even went to the zoo […]

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Savory Corn Cakes {The New Southwest giveaway}

March 17, 2014
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These savory corn cakes are easy to make and will be a perfect side to any southwest meal. We even ate them for breakfast! It’s giveaway central here lately! Make sure to enter to win a copy of Surprise-Inside Cakes as well as an iPad Air! Today, I’m excited to tell you about another friend’s […]

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Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Cheddar

March 3, 2014
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 This cauliflower soup is a perfect weeknight meal when you’re craving a bowl of creamy soup. The sharp cheddar adds great flavor and extra creaminess. Even with Mac and Cheese Mania over (although you can still link up and win prizes!), I’m clearly not over cheddar cheese. I’ll never be over cheddar. This soup takes […]

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50+ Kale Recipes

January 18, 2014
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Over 50 kale recipes to use of the stash you have hiding in your fridge. Don’t avoid it. Embrace it. It doesn’t have to be kale chips every single time. Try these kale recipes and learn to really love all the different sides of kale.  Kale — we can debate if it is a power […]

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Vegan Bolognese – with lentils and quinoa

January 13, 2014
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A healthy, filling vegan version of the popular bolognese sauce using lentils and quinoa for a meaty texture. Even my meat-loving husband loved this pasta with vegan bolognese! We of course put cheese on top to make it not truly vegan. Minor details. A number of months ago, I talked my meat-loving husband into being […]

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Kale Salad with Pomegranate, Orange and Pine Nuts

December 10, 2013
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This Kale Salad is full of bright flavors and not only tastes great but is also so good for you. It would be beautiful on your Christmas table.   Today is a special day. Today is Bev’s SURPRISE virtual baby shower and we’re sending TWICE the love her way because she’s having TWO babies! If you […]

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Butternut Squash Mash with Smoked Paprika

November 22, 2013
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Smoked paprika makes this butternut squash recipe a real stand-out. Perfect for your Thanksgiving table or as a healthy side dish any day of the week.  I’ve always loved butternut squash. Despite my disdain for peeling it, it remains one of my favorite vegetables. And once my mom told me “your vegetable peeler is horrible,” […]

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25 Sweet Potato Recipes

November 9, 2013
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The sweet potato doesn’t have to be covered in marshmallows on your Thanksgiving table. Try one of these 25 great sweet potato recipes. Great for any day of the year! Sweet potatoes. Full of orange goodness. Did you know they are insanely versatile? Don’t let sweet potatoes be corralled to only Thanksgiving Day, blanketed under […]

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Quinoa, Kale and Bacon Stuffed Butternut Squash

November 6, 2013
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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of P.F. Chang’s. All opinions are 100% mine. This stuffed butternut squash is filling, nutritious and full of the goodness of fall. Flank steak, butternut squash, red quinoa, corn, Brussels sprouts, kale, candied walnuts, Chinese broccoli, Asian mushrooms, green apples, diakon sprouts, prawns, fresno peppers […]

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How to Roast Cauliflower

October 25, 2013
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Roasting cauliflower is an easy, delicious and healthy way to enjoy the vegetable. Find out how to roast cauliflower using this easy recipe. I took Wednesday off posting and now it seems like I haven’t posted for 2 years. I was so, so, so tired that my body was telling me to go to sleep […]

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