What does it mean to eat a balanced breakfast? In my book, I try to achieve balance by including protein, complex carbs and heart-healthy fats into one meal with an emphasis on food that are also packed with vitamins and minerals. In the case of today’s recipe, sweet potato breakfast hash, here is how it…

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Gosh, I simply cannot think of a better way to celebrate the start of fall than this plant-based, spice-heavy lentil soup. Even if you’re a meat eater, I think you’ll enjoy a piping hot bowl of it… It all starts with delightful aromatics, like onion, carrot and garlic sauteed in olive oil. Then, we add…

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Most of us are looking for fun ways to serve veggies to the kiddos (and even the adults!), so look no further than these broccoli tots! The base of these veggie-loaded bite-sized snacks is… broccoli and they’re enhanced with garlic and onion powders and cheddar cheese to make for a real savory treat. Not only…

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What are your favorite summer foods? From all of the recipes I’ve posted now, I’m sure you can tell I am a lover of all the berries. I also know many of us are trying to find ways to fit in more dark leafy green veggies (they’re uber-nutritious!), so why not combine the two in…

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What more could you ask for when it comes to summer baking? A loaf, fresh out of the oven, of Zucchini Quick Bread is really all we need. Typical quick bread recipes call for all-purpose flour, a lot of sugar and can be pretty high in fat, too. This version is upgraded from both a…

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Zucchini and summer squash are starting to pop up in the garden, and like most summers, they tend to take over, providing me with more squash than I can handle. So, I’m always looking for new and fun ways to use the veggie. Which is how this Summer Veggie Frittata was born. There are several…

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Guess what we’re making today? An oldie but a total goodie! I don’t know about you, but three bean salad is pretty much a staple in our household, and has been my entire life. I’ve had it a few different ways, with small adjustments to the dressing and salad contents, but overall, it’s generally a…

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As I post this recipe, it’s the first week of March and snow is (still) falling outside. I am really, really ready for spring and all the bright and fresh food that it brings, but I’m also completely okay with posting a comforting, hearty dish today – Mushroom Risotto. There is really no better way…

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We’re in the icky part of winter – we’re all ready for it to be over so we can spring into some sunny, warm weather. Right? We can’t change the weather, but what we can do is make winter more enjoyable by cozying up to a bowl of homemade curry that is warm, flavorful and…

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