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Quinoa Squash Cranberry "Dressing"

Quinoa Squash Cranberry "Dressing"

For me, winter squash, apples, cranberries, nuts and pumpkin seeds are the staples of fall. Their crimson red, fiery orange, and green hues mirror ...

Autumn Crunch Salad

Autumn Crunch Salad

This weekend brought in a swift change of the seasons. With Saturday offering our first glimpse of clear blue skies in over a week (what happened t...

Balsamic Glazed Brussel Sprouts with Pecans

Balsamic Glazed Brussel Sprouts with Pecans

I just love Brussel sprouts. I feel like they get a bad rap. Sure, when you boil them, they are kind of mushy and stinky. But if you pan fry or roast them? Oh man. So. good. The secret is to roast them low and slow until they are nice and browned. Crispy on the …

Chicken Sausage Apple Kale Stuffed Acorn Squash

Chicken Sausage Apple Kale Stuffed Acorn Squash

Where my foodies at? This meal turned out to be one of my top 3 favorite meals I’ve ever cooked. It is *exploding* with flavor. Delicate acorn squash stuffed with a sweet and savory balance of apples, chicken sausage, kale, onion, garlic and sage all topped with crunchy toasted pecans. This easy, hearty dish just …

Southwest Sweet Potato Black Bean Casserole

Southwest Sweet Potato Black Bean Casserole

The warming spices of this southwestern-style dish will keep you warm all winter long, AND it gets better as leftovers. Southwest Sweet Potato Black Bean Casserole   Save Print A southwest-inspired meal that gets even better as leftovers Author: Amy Ingredients For the Enchilada Sauce: 1 tsp. pure, extra virgin olive oil ½ cup finely …

Kale and Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

I just can’t get enough of acorn squash. While I’m roasting it, it’s so easy to saute whatever veggies I have on hand and then stuff the squash with it. Plus, it makes for great leftovers.   Kale and Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash   Save Print I just can't get enough of acorn squash. While … Continue reading "Kale and Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash"

Make It Easy to Eat Seasonally Pt 2

Earlier we posted about making it easy to eat in season, meaning your ingredients are fresh, full of flavor, and didn’t have to travel across the ocean to get to you. Eating in season goes hand in hand with eating local and supporting the farmers in your own community. But what if you’ve never cooked … Continue reading "Make It Easy to Eat Seasonally Pt 2"

Bacon Brussel Sweet Potato Hash

This quick-cooking meal is one of my favorite fall/winter breakfasts! Omit the eggs and serve as a tasty side dish. Bacon Brussel Sweet Potato Hash   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 30 mins   This quick-cooking meal is one of my favorite fall/winter breakfasts! Omit the eggs and … Continue reading "Bacon Brussel Sweet Potato Hash"

30-Minute Veggie Pho with Portobellos and Daikon “Noodles”

There’s nothing like a huge bowl of piping hot Vietnamese pho to warm your bones when it’s snowing outside. The combination of rich broth, crunchy veggies, soft noodles, and fresh herbs soothe the soul. Traditionally, the broth simmers for hours and involves toasting coriander, using star anise, and roasting ginger. Then thinly sliced meat is dropped … Continue reading "30-Minute Veggie Pho with Portobellos and Daikon “Noodles”"

Make it Easy to Eat Seasonally this Winter Pt 1

As foodies who care about our communities and the environment, we try really hard to eat what’s in season year round. This means the food travels less far to get to us, which reduces emissions from transportation. Also, by eating what’s in season, we can support our local farmers. One of the easiest ways to … Continue reading "Make it Easy to Eat Seasonally this Winter Pt 1"

Spinach White Bean (Sausage) Soup

As market season winds down, it’s a bit sad to think of not seeing our friends each week and not having an abundance of fresh, healthy food grown by neighbors. So, what do we cook in the winter when there’s a smaller selection of seasonal locally grown food? Well, we sign up for an awesome CSA … Continue reading "Spinach White Bean (Sausage) Soup"

Curried Pumpkin and Okra

This is one of my all-time favorite dishes that I’ve ever made. In the fall and winter, it’s colorful, healthy, hearty, and full of warming spices. I make veggie curries quite frequently – red curries, yellow curries, green curries. Some are tomato-based, some made with coconut milk. But for the last year, this one has … Continue reading "Curried Pumpkin and Okra"