If you’re a foodie or frequent user Pinterest and Instagram, you’ve probably heard about one of the latest dining trends, sweet potato toast. If you haven’t heard of sweet potato toast, you might feel a little confused and/or uncertain about the concept like I was when I first heard about it. Who determined these sweet potatoes had the qualifications to take on a toasted status? Did other potatoes feel excluded by this decision? What exactly makes these potatoes “toasty”? Questions like this and so much more plagued my mind.
I don’t know about you, but soup has solved a lot of dilemmas in my life.
Cold day? Soup.
Rainy day? Soup.
Sick day? Soup.
Sad day or afternoon lost in the throes of existential crisis? Soup. Continue reading “French Kale and Onion Soup”
It’s no secret that I’m a basic, unabashed Starbucks lover. If you’re also a Starbucks frequenter, you may have noticed one of the newest additions to their snack menu this year, the Sous Vide Egg Bites (or as I like to call them, little bites of heaven). They are light, fluffy and full of a creamy, cheesy flavor that simply melts in your mouth. Continue reading “Easy, healthy Starbucks “Sous Vide” Egg Bites”
It’s Thanksgiving and (like the rest of the country), I’ve got pumpkin on the brain. I feel bad for the pumpkin sometimes, because it really doesn’t get the credit it deserves as being a versatile ingredient in sweet and savory dishes alike. Continue reading “Four Pumpkin Recipes for Your Holiday Meal Prep”
In my last post, I reviewed some vegan food products. Today, we’re going to look at four ways to incorporate them into your weekly meal routine! Whether you’re vegan, lactose-intolerant, looking for ideas for your next Meatless Monday or just enjoy trying out new things, here are four recipes to help get you inspired in the kitchen! Continue reading “4 You-Won’t-Believe-It’s-Vegan, Lactose-Free Recipes”
Call me basic, but fall is my favorite time of year. I love the sights, smells, sounds and especially the flavors that arrive as temperatures cool down and sweaters come out. Continue reading “Six Apple Recipes for Fall”
If you are a lover of all things deeply savory and delicious (or dare I say it, savorlicious), look no further than here, my friend. Continue reading “Southernly Savory Roasted Onions”
Summer is in the air and that means all of my favorite bright, colorful fruits are in season. If there’s one thing that brings back childhood memories of summer vacation, swimsuits and fun in the sun, it’s biting into a big, juicy piece watermelon.
I love watermelon this time of year; want it, need it, gotta have it. While nothing beats a big bowl of plain ole watermelon, there are actually a variety of recipes and flavor combinations that highlight the fruit in different and surprisingly delicious ways. We are going to look the three fun ways to level-up your watermelon game this summer. Continue reading “3 Watermelon Recipes to Shake Up Summer”
I hated the idea of salads growing up. The first time I actually ever ate one was in high school when I first began trying to lose weight. I remember forcing myself to choke down a big bowl of iceberg lettuce under thick layers of cheese and ranch dressing (suuuuper healthy, right?) and feeling like a survivor of some unfortunate tragedy afterward. Continue reading “Kale and Butternut Squash Super Salad”
We never ate squash when I was growing up. Actually, for years as a child, I didn’t believe anyone ate squash. Don’t ask me why, but I’d somehow become convinced that those bizarrely shaped, lumpy looking things in the supermarket were purely decorative pieces for fall. Continue reading “Easy, delicious spaghetti squash”