Main Dishes

Coconut Cashew Curry Soup from Seriously Good Freezer Meals

I’m so excited to be featuring another recipe from a friend this week! This coconut cashew curry soup is adapted from Karrie Truman’s new cookbook, Seriously Good Freezer Meals: 150 Easy Recipes to Save Your Time, Money & Sanity (Robert Rose, 2018). I met Karrie...

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Lentil Shepherds Pie with Creamy Cauliflower Crust (Vegetarian, GF)

You won’t miss the meat in this hearty but healthy lentil shepherds pie!         The first time I made this lentil shepherds pie, James looked up from his bowl with stars in his eyes and told me he loved me. Or, maybe he said he loved it. Whatever. I was shimmying in...

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DIY Vegetable Frittata & NEW Craftsy Class!

This DIY frittata is quick, easy and loaded with vegetables—it’s the perfect weeknight supper or weekend brunch! I freaking love vegetables. While I’m not a vegetarian, there’s no food group that gets me as excited as plants (their colors! their textures! their...

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Breakfasts

Almond Shortcakes and Scones! (GF option)

These ultra tender, fluffy and easy-to-make almond shortcakes can be eaten with berries and whipped cream for dessert, OR they can be enjoyed on their own as scones! It’s my birthday and I’ll sing if I want to, sing if I want to, sing if I want… Oh, hi. Didn’t see you...

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DIY Vegetable Frittata & NEW Craftsy Class!

This DIY frittata is quick, easy and loaded with vegetables—it’s the perfect weeknight supper or weekend brunch! I freaking love vegetables. While I’m not a vegetarian, there’s no food group that gets me as excited as plants (their colors! their textures! their...

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Almond Shortcakes with Roasted Strawberries & Rhubarb (Paleo)

These lightly sweetened (and paleo) almond shortcakes are supremely tender, perfect with roasted rhubarb, strawberries and billows of whipped cream! (New video below!) Summ, summ, summertime! These paleo almond shortcakes are one of my favorite spring and summer...

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Appetizers

Warm Corn Dip with Jalopeños and Feta

Introducing the perfect party appetizer: warm corn dip! This warm corn dip is flavored with garlic, jalopeños, cilantro, green onions, hot sauce and a toasty layer of feta cheese. It’s sweet, salty, a touch spicy, creamy and crunchy. In other words, it’s the perfect...

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5-Minute Cold Cucumber Soup

This cold cucumber soup might just be the most refreshing thing you taste all summer. This is a last-minute unscheduled post, as I’ve had several people ask me for the recipe for the cold cucumber soup that I recently posted on Instagram. The recipe actually comes...

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Curried Sweet Potato Soup Bowls (Vegan)

You know how grain bowls are all the rage? Forget them. In the dead of winter, you need a soup bowl. What’s a soup bowl, you ask? Good question, since I just made it up. Basically, you take the same concept of a grain bowl, which layers grains with different flavors...

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Soups

Coconut Cashew Curry Soup from Seriously Good Freezer Meals

I’m so excited to be featuring another recipe from a friend this week! This coconut cashew curry soup is adapted from Karrie Truman’s new cookbook, Seriously Good Freezer Meals: 150 Easy Recipes to Save Your Time, Money & Sanity (Robert Rose, 2018). I met Karrie...

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5-Minute Cold Cucumber Soup

This cold cucumber soup might just be the most refreshing thing you taste all summer. This is a last-minute unscheduled post, as I’ve had several people ask me for the recipe for the cold cucumber soup that I recently posted on Instagram. The recipe actually comes...

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Homemade Chicken Soup (in Under an Hour!)

Hello, March. Why is it that every year I have such high hopes for you? I envision you in sunglasses and a little cute dress, but instead you arrive grumpy and gray, dressed in a tattered old coat with a trash bag full of germs and allergies. Pmphffff. This year...

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Salads

Kale Tabbouleh with Chorizo & Feta

This hearty kale tabbouleh features chorizo and feta for a stunning twist on a classic salad! This kale tabbouleh is unlike any you’ve tasted before. It’s robust and packed with flavor, and I think you’re going to love it! The recipe is adapted from Simply Citrus...

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Quick Green Salad from Scratch: A Taste of France

With this technique for making a quick green salad, I guarantee you and your family will start eating more greens! Using only 5 ingredients and in just 5 minutes, you can whip up a killer green salad any night of the week without relying on bottled dressings. The...

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Grilled Eggplant Salad with Fennel, Feta & Mint

A few years ago we had friends over for dinner, and I assembled an ad hoc platter of grilled eggplant topped with a zippy shaved fennel salad, crumbled feta and a spatter of fresh mint. It was simple but unique, outshining the burgers and corn on our plates. I now make this grilled eggplant salad with fennel and feta several times a summer as a welcome departure from—or complement to—the predictable tomato salads and grilled vegetables that dress our table.…

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Side dishes

Kale Tabbouleh with Chorizo & Feta

This hearty kale tabbouleh features chorizo and feta for a stunning twist on a classic salad! This kale tabbouleh is unlike any you’ve tasted before. It’s robust and packed with flavor, and I think you’re going to love it! The recipe is adapted from Simply Citrus...

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Foolproof Creamy Mashed Potatoes

These ultra creamy mashed potatoes are light and silky, and yet rich and comforting. With a few foolproof tips, they turn out perfect every time! These ultra creamy mashed potatoes are light and silky, and yet rich and comforting. With a few foolproof tips, they turn...

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Quinoa & Apple Stuffed Honeynut Squash with Comté Cheese

These quinoa and apple stuffed honeynut squash with a melted layer of Comté cheese are a stunning vegetarian side dish or a delicious main course! Honeynut squash: the cutest new vegetable in town I am so excited about this honeynut squash recipe. Last year the little...

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Desserts

Almond Shortcakes and Scones! (GF option)

These ultra tender, fluffy and easy-to-make almond shortcakes can be eaten with berries and whipped cream for dessert, OR they can be enjoyed on their own as scones! It’s my birthday and I’ll sing if I want to, sing if I want to, sing if I want… Oh, hi. Didn’t see you...

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Drinks

Superfood Smoothie Bowl

This sweet and creamy smoothie bowl is brimming with nutritional “superfoods,” including raw cacao powder, goji berries, seeds, nut butter and berries. It’s my go-to breakfast when I need to recharge or reboot, and it’s my foolproof way of slipping serious nutrition...

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Hot “Cacao”

As I write this, my steep driveway is turning into an ice hill worthy of Stochi lugers (as I post this, a few days later, rain is turning that ice into a gushing stream).  This winter’s been rough.  We’ve had more snow than I can remember.   Last week I was stuck inside with Ella for four consecutive days, marooned by a few feet of snow (and deserted by James, who has been furiously finishing up a film). …

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