I am always looking for fun ways to incorporate more vegetables into my diet, and this pad Thai is the perfect example. It has 2 bell peppers, a zucchini and a large handful of shredded carrots, plus loads of fresh herbs and green onions for flavor and brightness. Not only do the veggies provide fiber,…

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It’s likely we all have a favorite chili recipe that is our go-to on weeknights, weekends and for game day. But once in awhile it’s fun to change things up and put a unique spin on a classic recipe. Enter: Butternut Squash & Black Bean Chili. Butternut squash is everywhere this time of year, and…

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Are you a fan of soup in the summertime? I know it’s not technically summer yet, but things are heating up and I’m so glad about it. We had a long winter and this turn in the weather is much needed and deserved! But the change in temperature doesn’t affect my craving for a big…

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I’m back with another breakfast recipe! This one is packed with protein and veggies, making it the perfect start to a busy day! My recipe calls for spinach, bell peppers and broccoli, but the cool thing is you can use whatever combination of vegetables you want. You can also add turkey or chicken sausage for…

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Lentils. They’re one of those ingredients that, for many years, had been an afterthought. But with the rise in popularity of plant-based cooking, lentils have become a staple in many kitchens and the highlight in many dishes. Lentil trendiness excites me for many reasons, with the first being that lentils are packed with nutrition, including…

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There is simply nothing more comforting than a bowl of homemade soup. And it’s not just the eating part – although that part is pretty stellar – but the act of cooking something from scratch using fresh ingredients can be immensely therapeutic. Sitting down in front of a bowl of soup you hand-crafted in your…

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