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 …
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 …
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 …
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"
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"
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"
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”"
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"
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"
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"