Making Meatless Mondays Fun with Spaghetti Squash

Screen Shot 2020-01-31 at 3.34.59 PM

 

Spaghetti squash is sometimes marketed as “the fun squash,” and for good reason. A super healthy vegetable that can masquerade as spaghetti! What’s not to love about that! Continue »



Sweet Potato Chowder FTW!

Screen Shot 2020-01-17 at 9.08.54 PM

 

Did you know that sweet potatoes can grow in outer space? Well, sort of. They are also one of the healthiest foods you can eat. And with the mercury set to plummet this weekend, a big cauldron of sweet potato and corn chowder is just what the doctor ordered! Continue »



Sri Lankan Spiced Nuts for the Holidays

Screen Shot 2019-12-20 at 4.30.28 PM

 

Last week we looked at DIY shortbread as a Christmas or Hanukkah gift, a small token of love, thanks or gratitude, a tasteful and tasty expression of good cheer. And today we’re looking at another classic little holiday gift, a small jar of mixed nuts. But these are no ordinary mixed nuts!

Continue »



Homemade Gifts For the Holidays: Shortbread

DSCN1016

 

No matter how you’re celebrating this December, the holidays are a time for sharing, giving and receiving gifts to and from the people that are important to you. You may have your major gift –giving all figured out, but if you’re looking for small gifts, tokens of appreciation that you can share with your letter carrier, paperboy or girl, shopkeepers and fellow office workers, look no further than good the old fashioned shortbread cookie. Continue »



Winter Panzanella Instead Of Stuffing

panzanella1

 

We love Panzanella, the classic Tuscan salad of bread and tomatoes, capers, olives and fresh basil, and even though it’s largely considered a summer dish, it’s exciting to know that there are winter versions that rival their summer cousin. Continue »