Bai5 Raspberry Smoothie + Giveaway!

Bai5 Raspberry Smoothie + Giveaway! | LemonsandBasil.com

I am super excited to bring this post to you today, not only do I have a tasty smoothie to share with you, but thanks to Bai5, I also have a giveaway! The people at Bai5 reached out to me a month or so ago to see if I was familiar with their product and if I’d be interested in sampling several of their flavors, before creating a recipe, and hosting a giveaway for my readers…. 

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Vegetarian Butternut Squash Chili Cheese Fries

Vegetarian Butternut Squash Chili Cheese Fries | LemonsandBasil.com

These Vegetarian Butternut Squash Chili Cheese Fries are A.M.A.Z.I.N.G! At least in my book. Editing the pictures and writing out the recipe reminded me just how much I enjoyed this dish and caused me to ask myself “why have I been sitting on this recipe for weeks?!” … 

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Roasted Sweet Potato and Brussels Sprout Salad

Roasted Sweet Potato and Brussels Sprout Salad  | LemonsandBasil.com

Happy Day-After-Thanksgiving! I’m guessing you’re either still sleeping off a food coma, bustling about in prep for another celebration with Family and Friends, shopping all those black Friday sales {in stores or online}, OR putting up your Christmas decorations!… 

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Pumpkin Cranberry Granola with Soy Nuts + Giveaway!

Pumpkin Cranberry Granola with Soy Nuts + Giveaway! | LemonsandBasil.com

Today I’m teaming up with The Soyfoods Council and Healthy Aperture to bring you a #SoyInspired Thanksgiving! I am so thrilled to be a part of a #SoyInspired Thanksgiving for multiple reasons, but among those reasons is that it gave me the nudge to do some much-overdue research on soy and it’s potential nutritional value…. 

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Crustless Caramel Apple Pie – Gluten Free

Crustless Caramel Apple Pie   Gluten Free | LemonsandBasil.com

Please forgive my recent absence! Josh’s parents came into town for the weekend to celebrate his birthday {the big 30!} and I had my hands full preparing for their arrival! I am so blessed to have these two wonderful people in my life, and honestly they would be happy to visit even if the house was a mess and there was nothing other than milk and cereal to eat…. 

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Delicata Squash with Dried Cranberries and Quinoa

Delicata Squash with Dried Cranberries and Quinoa   | LemonsandBasil.com

Happy Halloween! I’m afraid I have completely failed you in the way of a tasty, creepy, scary, yet healthy Halloween treat. I promise I’ll get my act together by Halloween 2015. Instead you get this easy, yet delicious, Delicata Squash with Dried Cranberries and Quinoa. Which, by the way would be lovely side to add to your Thanksgiving spread! Does my somewhat prompt-Thanksgiving post help make up for my lack-of-Halloween post?? Anyone? :)… 

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Sweet Potato Beet and Goat Cheese Galette + Gluten Free

Sweet Potato Beet and Goat Cheese Galette + Gluten Free | LemonsandBasil.comIf you even remotely like the earthy flavor of beats, the intense candy-like flavor of sweet potatoes, and the bold, creamy flavor of goat cheese, then this Sweet Potato Beet and Goat Cheese Galette is a must-try for you. And as if that isn’t enticing enough…those intense flavors are then wrapped in a warm, crispy, pastry shell that embodies an herbal garlic and basil flavor, making this a hearty, dare I say comforting Fall dish…. 

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Gluten Free Zucchini Chocolate Chunk Muffins

Gluten Free Zucchini Chocolate Chunk Muffins | LemonsandBasil.com

It’s Friday and I am SO very glad! We have entered into our “birthday season” between Josh’s and my family, and this weekend we will be celebrating my mom’s birthday. I can only imagine there will be both laughter and tears, and while the weekend will look different from the past, I’m so very grateful to have such a wonderful family, who will make the very most of the day and our time together…. 

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Dark Chocolate Berry Beet Smoothie + Mom Update

Dark Chocolate Berry Beet Smoothie + Mom Update  | LemonsandBasil.com

This post is short and sweet – Josh and I are doing our best to get to bed early so we can get up at 3:30AM and make our way to the airport. We are going to Vermont for the weekend to celebrate his 30th birthday {which isn’t actually until November} and I am so very, very excited…. 

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