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Butternut Squash and Arugula Salad

Butternut Squash and Arugula Salad

Friends! I love this recipe so much. If recipes were employees, I’d proclaim this dish “Employee of the Month – December 2017”. Whether I was cooking for healthy clients, or just trying to offer something wholesome on a holiday table, this simple side dish has […]

Southwestern Quinoa-Rice Bowl with a Six-Minute Egg

Southwestern Quinoa-Rice Bowl with a Six-Minute Egg

Quinoa bowls are all the rage. Any grain bowl, really.  Sure, “bowls” are borderline too trendy, but I can’t really hate on this trend because they basically sum up exactly how I like to eat all in one dish. Boil a big batch of whatever […]

Brie and Apple Tartlets with Apricot Mustard

Brie and Apple Tartlets with Apricot Mustard

One of the main reasons I went to culinary school is because I love parties. To me, a good party is dependent upon good food. I wanted to plan parties professionally, so I thought knowing about food was the best way to be a great […]

Cheesy Gruyere and Sage Potatoes

Cheesy Gruyere and Sage Potatoes

I don’t know about you, but at the holidays my family loves potatoes. Meat and potatoes, in fact. Such a midwestern cliché, but it’s true! I love potatoes too, and since there are very few other times a year that I would indulge in a […]

Tomato Jam

Tomato Jam

Tomato Jam may sound like too summery a dish to post during the holiday season and dead of winter, but hear me out. This recipe is straight up addictive! So addictive, in fact, I have been known to enjoy it at every meal of the […]

Butternut Squash Holiday Hummus

Butternut Squash Holiday Hummus

With the holiday season in full swing, we need some party food recipes to help us celebrate. I am all about chips and dip as I confessed here in my first “get to know me” post. But, I also enjoy making healthy choices when I […]

Breakfast Mashed Potato Cakes

Breakfast Mashed Potato Cakes

Well, how did it go? Your Thanksgiving, I mean. The turkey, the football, the giving Thanks? Was it your best year yet?  I certainly hope so.  I also hope you made my Colcannon-style mashed potatoes that I talked about last week because I have a […]

Pumpkin Bread or Pumpkin Cake

Pumpkin Bread or Pumpkin Cake

Friends! I am super excited to share this recipe, er, these recipes with you. About a year ago I spent some time working on a recipe for pumpkin cake but never got around to sharing it anywhere. In the meantime, I adapted that recipe into a bread […]

Deliciously Healthy Mashed Potatoes

Deliciously Healthy Mashed Potatoes

So, like, what if I told you it was possible to have deliciously healthy mashed potatoes with your turkey dinner this Thanksgiving? You would probably doubt the likelihood that the traditionally rich and creamy side dish – that frankly takes centerstage on my plate each […]

Vegan Creamy Potato Soup

Vegan Creamy Potato Soup

Creamy Potato Soup was probably a great eye-catching headline for this recipe post because pretty much everyone loves cream of potato soup, right? But why vegan, you ask? Well, ‘cuz, I really like making healthy alternatives to some of my favorite foods and this recipe […]