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 out perfect every time! Creamy mashed potatoes are one of the best things about fall and winter. I’m not claiming that I don’t make mashed potatoes year-round (because I do), but there’s nothing like a bowl of steaming, creamy, buttery potatoes as a base for cold weather roasts, braises and vegetable stews. It’s...

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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 squashes started appearing in our market, and they immediately stole my heart. They look like mini butternuts, with a rich, buttery and sweet flesh. Last fall they inspired these Moroccan Lamb Stuffed Squashes, which quickly became one of our favorite fall meals. I can now say the same thing about these vegetarian bombshells...

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies (Gluten Free)

These pumpkin cheesecake brownies have a rich, fudgy brownie base and a luscious, creamy pumpkin cheesecake topping. In other words, they’re the perfect fall treat! Fall traditions These pumpkin cheesecake brownies are my favorite new fall tradition (watch the video below!). I’ve never been a big fan of Halloween. While I love any excuse to celebrate anything, a holiday that completely discards dinner has always seemed sacrilege. For a few years after Ella was born, I tried to start a Halloween supper tradition, first with this prep-ahead sweet potato soufflé (which deserves to be made, even if not on...

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Chocolate Chunk Gluten Free Granola Bars

aThese nutritious gluten free granola bars are packed with oats, coconut, flax and chia seeds, and are laced with chunks of dark chocolate. These nutritious gluten free granola bars are packed with oats, coconut, flax and chia seeds, and are laced with chunks of dark chocolate. As someone who cooks for a living, I’d like to claim that my kids jump at any chance to help me in the kitchen. But the reality is that, while they both have their moments of wanting to pick the herbs off stems or stir the soup or mix the brownie batter (ok,...

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Green Chickpea Flatbreads with Buttermilk Greek Salad (GF, V)

These easy and healthy green chickpea flatbreads are perfect for quick lunches and weeknight dinners! Chickpea flatbread Having a batch of these chickpea flatbreads in my fridge has become my lunchtime savior. School started this week (!!!) meaning I’m finally diving into a few new projects without the distraction of fixing doll parts (we seem to have a problem with dismembered heads around here) or potty training (so. much. laundry). Juniper is in preschool, Ella is in second grade, and I’m playing catch-up from juggling the kids over the past couple of weeks. That means my lunches, while blissfully...

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