Rainbow Lunch Salad + Easy Food Prep


Food prepping anyone? Clearly I’m a little late to this bandwagon, but I’m jumping on it all the same! I am not one of those who cooks all day Sunday in prep for the week ahead…. 

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Stuffed Acorn Squash with Quinoa and Aged Cheddar

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Happy {Belated} New Year! I know I’ve been a little MIA this week, but I’ve been soaking up as much time as possible with Josh before Monday arrives and it’s back to reality! We have both been off since Christmas, and this time has been an absolute blessing, as it provided some much needed rest!… 

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Vermont Caramel Maple Thumbprints


Merry Christmas!!!

I cannot believe it is already here, but I couldn’t be happier to be celebrating Christmas today! Josh and I celebrated with my family earlier this month and are now in Virginia with his family for the next several days…. 

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Bai5 Raspberry Smoothie + Giveaway!

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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

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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


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!


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


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


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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