Avocado Deviled Eggs

At nearly every holiday party there is a tray of perfectly styled deviled eggs, and I am always the first one to grab a couple. They are SO good and always remind me of my childhood. This year, I’m whipping up a platter of deviled eggs with an elevated twist – from both a flavor…

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Honeycrisp Apple Galette

I have been so eager to get this new recipe posted for my Honeycrisp Apple Galette! It is quite possibly my favorite dessert for so many reasons. It’s kind of like a cross between a pie and a tart and it’s much less fussy than either of those. It’s rustic and easy to make and…

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Green Beans Almondine

Many of us are putting together menus for a special holiday meal this time of year! I don’t know about you, but I love side dishes just as much – if not better than – the main! That’s why I develop several new side dish recipes each year. This year the first recipe in my…

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Shepherd’s Pie with Sweet Potato Topping

Nothing screams comfort food like a piping hot casserole dish filled with a savory beef and veggie filling and a smooth, creamy sweet potato topping. It’s time for Shepherd’s pie. While this might not be the traditional version, the filling has all of those yummy Shepherd’s pie ingredients and flavors with a bright and colorful…

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Pumpkin Spice Latte

Are you a pumpkin spice latte fan? Better known as a PSL, this fall-inspired latte has become a coffee icon! While the coffee shop version tastes delicious, you can save calories AND $$ by making your own at home. My version has real pumpkin puree, your favorite brewed coffee, real maple syrup and vanilla extract,…

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Taco-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I am always looking for new and fun ways to enjoy tacos. These sweet potato-stuffed tacos are full of flavor from the homemade taco spice mixture and are packed with nutrition from the sweet potatoes, black beans and ground turkey. Even the toppings provide nourishment (I’m talking avocado, salsa and plain Greek yogurt)! What makes…

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Chicken Fricassee

It’s the time of year for healthier comfort food! Sometimes that means a warm bowl of soup, a cozy casserole or a mug of hot cocoa. No matter what you’re in the mood for, there are easy ways to lighten up your favorite comfort food dish. Chicken Fricassee is a classic stewed chicken dish with…

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Broccoli Mac and Cheese Cups

Who doesn’t love mac and cheese? We’ve taken classic mac and cheese and made it a bit healthier with a lighter cheese sauce and loads of broccoli (but equally delicious). We also baked them up in a muffin tin to make them into portion-sized cups, perfect for school lunches! You could easily use other vegetables…

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