Fajita Lettuce Wraps with Hazelnut Avocado Crema

This feature is sponsored by our friends at Elmhurst 1925. All opinions are my own. These delicious 10-minute Fajita Lettuce Wraps are simple, light and perfect for serving during the warmer weather that’s headed our way. The creamy hazelnut avocado crema is made in less than 5 minutes with only two ingredients so it’s incredibly … Continued

Confetti Ribbon Carrot Salad {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Grain-Free, Vegan}

It’s confetti time. No, we’re not celebrating the end of summer because I know most of you are sad it’s coming to an end, but we are celebrating a new season that’s headed our way soon. Confetti reminds me of being a kid again and having lots of fun. And that’s what this salad is … Continued

4th of July Green Bean Salad with Coconut Yogurt Dressing {Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Soy-free, Vegan, Paleo}

  Green beans. They’re not the first veggie that comes to mind for 4th of July. That’s for darn sure. But, why not switch it up and toss out your soggy romaine salad for something with a little more ummmmpppphhhh to it. Let me show you how it’s done. Let’s do it. Shall we?

Carrot Pesto Pasta {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free}

Get ready to welcome Carrot Pesto Pasta into your life.

Cream of Carrot Soup with Almond Croutons

So, this soup may just be my #1 favorite recipe that I have EVER made. Seriously. It’s pretty gosh darn amazing. And I’m preparing you now. Grab a spoon because you’re gunna wanna taste it.

Sweet Vegetable Slaw

This is an incredible recipe that I created last night using ingredients from my refrigerator and pantry.  I opted for a unique combination of cashew butter, balsamic vinegar, agave nectar, Greek plain yogurt, pine nuts, Chinese mustard, cinnamon and dulse flakes gently tossed among a ‘slew’ of spiraled zucchini, squash, mango, carrots and cabbage with … Continued

Cranberry Butternut Squash Soup

O, the excitement of my new kitchen continues…I’ve been busy whipping up hearty harvest recipes this week and last night I created a savory butternut squash soup with an extra kick of fresh cranberries from the local market. This tasty winter squash is quite similar to a pumpkin, yet it has more of a nutty, … Continued

Stonyfield Oikos Recipe: Orange Zest Chicken Gyros

I have been eager to share with all of you my fabulously delicious Oikos Greek yogurt recipe for the Stonyfield Oikos contest. I created this yummy recipe last week.  As all of you know, I am a huge fan of Oikos Greek yogurt and always have at least one container in my fridge at all … Continued

Sweet Roots

This recipe is one of my favorites to make on a Sunday afternoon…it’s quick, simple to prepare, and leaves you with a soothing tonic of sweet sauce once cooked to perfection. Ingredients Use as many of the following sweet veggies as you wish: Corn Rutabaga Carrots Onions Beets Winter Squash Sweet Potato Yams Parsnips Turnips … Continued

Apple n' Parsnip Crunchy Fries

Continuing on with my fall-themed recipes, I thought I would create a side dish that incorporated autumn root veggies such as parsnips and carrots along with a delicious fall fruit-the apple!  I was introduced to parsnips a few years ago when my family served them for Thanksgiving dinner.  Yum-what a unique, sweet taste.  Since the … Continued