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snap pea, mint and feta fattoush salad
05/26/2015  |  3 Comments

I cringed a little bit as I typed that: Snap Pea, Mint and Feta Fattoush Salad. Why? Because I know I am going to make only a few of you... more

simple home-made croutons
05/22/2015  |  9 Comments

Today's #SaladMonth recipe is for simple healthy whole-grain croutons made from rustic bread, olive oil and a little seasoning. If you don't already make yours from scratch, you'll see that making... more

composed bean salad
05/19/2015  |  36 Comments

Today I have a friendly little cooking and photo challenge for you all and a giveaway. Plus I wanted to make sure you knew about my yumtastic composed bean salad recipe from... more

healthy weeknight menu plan and shopping list~may 17
05/17/2015  |  7 Comments

This healthy weeknight menu plan and printable shopping list is the first where I have ventured out into the interwebs to search down recipes for the week. That seemed a... more

pesto bacon potato salad
05/15/2015  |  12 Comments

Look no further for a lightened-up healthy and easy potato salad recipe for this summer. It has so much flavor from the pesto and bacon, but it only has 2... more

thursday things ~ what's been happening in the 802
05/14/2015  |  No Comments

Besides cooking for the blog, so much fun stuff has been happening here in Vermont. Also known as the 802. First of all there has been some major gardening going... more

the curry wedge salad
05/12/2015  |  9 Comments

Today I have a BIG giveaway and a recipe for this ridiculously yummy iceberg wedge salad with creamy yogurt curry dressing, golden raisins, cashews and bacon. It is a mash-up twist... more

shaved asparagus salad with goat cheese and hazelnuts
05/07/2015  |  8 Comments

#SaladMonth continues with a delicious spring-time salad made with ribbons of shaved asparagus and romaine lettuce tossed with dill shallot vinaigrette. It is topped with hazelnuts and fresh goat cheese Last... more

camp gathering vt recap
05/06/2015  |  8 Comments

Last week I was lucky enough to go on a blogging retreat for two nights right here in the Green Mountains of Vermont. It was called Camp Gathering VT and... more

mexican chicken salad lettuce cups
05/04/2015  |  16 Comments

Mexican Chicken Salad Lettuce Cups, just in the nick of time for Cinco de Mayo.  

healthy weeknight menu and shopping list ~ may 3
05/03/2015  |  4 Comments

This healthy weeknight menu plan has some great fast meals including a spicy chicken stir-fry I developed for Fitness magazine that you'll just love. I also have the ever popular grilled rosemary pork... more

cauliflower pea and edamame macaroni and cheese
04/30/2015  |  16 Comments

My daughter had thirds of this cauliflower, pea and edamame macaroni and cheese! It is a springtime vegetarian casserole that the whole family will love. The cheesy macaroni is baked... more

my cookbook, maple, is available for pre-order
04/27/2015  |  40 Comments

You guys, I can barely see the keyboard to write these words, as tears are unexpectedly bursting from my eyes. My cookbook, Maple, 100 Sweet and Savory Recipes Featuring Pure... more

nutty banana pops
04/24/2015  |  2 Comments

These 4-ingredient Nutty Banana Pops are so creamy and easy to make. Just puree the ingredients which include with banana and peanut butter.They make a perfect kid friendly snack for warmer... more