balsamic kale with cranberries

balsamic kale with cranberries

I’ll admit that simple sauteed kale with balsamic vinegar and dried cranberries is not the sexiest recipe to highlight in the first few days of the the new year, but with so many of us (myself included) cutting back on refined sugars, grains and dairy, I think...
butternut squash lasagna

butternut squash lasagna

Behold your future go-to recipe for guests: Butternut Squash Lasagna. Not only is it totally impressive, I’d even say a real show stopper, but it can be made a day or two ahead and then just popped in the oven before your guests arrive. How easy is that!...
spicy deviled eggs

spicy deviled eggs

Grab a dozen eggs, and get boiling, because these Spicy Sriracha Deviled Eggs are just what your holiday celebration needs! I mean it. If you serve these spicy devlied eggs at your next party, they will make everyone so happy everyone will forget about fighting about...
easy smashed red potatoes

easy smashed red potatoes

Looking for something a little different from traditional mashed potatoes for your Holiday table this season? These Easy Smashed Red Potatoes really fit the bill. They are super easy to make! Simply steam small red potatoes, then mash them with with their skin on,...
no corn syrup maple pecan tart

no corn syrup maple pecan tart

This No-Corn Syrup Maple Pecan Tart with dried cherries and dark rum is a twist on pecan pie for Thanksgiving and the winter holidays.  I originally developed this recipe for the 2011 Thanksgiving issue of EatingWell Magazine and shared it on November 8, 2013. I have...
cranberry sausage stuffing

cranberry sausage stuffing

You do not want to miss this Cranberry Sausage Stuffing recipe. It is special… a delicious and (healthier) classic side dish perfect for your Thanksgiving and Holiday table. Major bonus that it can be made ahead! I originally shared this recipe on November 19,...
23 delicata squash recipes

23 delicata squash recipes

If you’ve been following along on my social media accounts, then you are well aware that I am beyond psyched that it’s officially winter squash season! Don’t miss checking out the 23 Delicata Squash Recipes that I’ve collected below from a few blogging friends...
balsamic green beans with walnuts

balsamic green beans with walnuts

These Balsamic Green Beans with Walnuts are one of my favorite vegetable side dishes of all times! Simple, quick, elegant and delicious.  {Naturally gluten-free and vegan!} I originally shared this recipe on August 2 2012. I have updated the images and some of the...
turnips and greens with cashew cream sauce

turnips and greens with cashew cream sauce

Before random root season is over, I have a new veggie side dish to share with you: turnips and turnip greens with cashew cream sauce. It’s naturally gluten-free and low carb. To make it vegan just skip adding in the Pecorino at the end. It’s a creamy yet...
vanilla pear moscow mules

vanilla pear moscow mules

These Vanilla Pear Moscow Mules are super simple to stir together, and are a fun and festive cocktail for the holidays! Plus I have a handy cocktail calculator that will help you figure out how many drinks to plan to serve for your party. Silly me. I had no idea that...
cheddar green bean casserole

cheddar green bean casserole

My motto is… Friends don’t let friends make Thanksgiving side dishes with canned soup! So, put down that can and make this absolutely delicious and easy from-scratch Cheddar Green Bean Casserole. It’s the perfect vegetarian make-ahead dish that will have everyone...

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