127 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes Everyone Will Love

127 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes Everyone* Will Love

For weeks now, I’ve had this blog post on my calendar as “BIG THANKSGIVING ROUND-UP.” Bold words. All caps. And it is! Big, that is. The biggest round-up I’ve ever done. But totally worth...

Slow Cooker Loaded Mashed Potatoes (with optional bacon for the carnivores) - A seriously easy, cheesy Crock Pot mashed potato recipe.

Slow Cooker Loaded Mashed Potatoes (with Optional Bacon)

I start nearly every slow cooker recipe off by talking about how smitten I am with slow cookers, and I really want to start this one the same way. I guess when you’re in love,...

Orange Maple Cranberry Sauce - This easy homemade cranberry sauce recipe is sweetened with pure maple syrup instead of refined sugar. Orange and cinnamon lend subtle seasonal flavor without taking over. Make now and freeze for Thanksgiving!

Orange Maple Cranberry Sauce

Every year, one of the first things I make for the big Thanksgiving feast is cranberry sauce. For one, I usually like to create a new recipe or two for here on the blog. But also,...

Herbed Wild Rice and Quinoa Stuffing - Everyone will love this flavor-filled stuffing - and nobody will guess its little secret: it's vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free! Plus, the addition of protein-rich quinoa gives this hearty stuffing main-dish cred - perfect for those that prefer to skip the turkey.

Herbed Wild Rice and Quinoa Stuffing

Welcome to November, where it’s all Thanksgiving, all the time! Well, at least around here, that’s is. I’ve got lots of Thanksgiving recipes planned for this month, and I’m excited to kick it off with...

5 Last-Minute Healthy Halloween Snack Ideas

5 Last-Minute Healthy Halloween Snack Ideas

Hello there! Happy Halloween! In a way, it feels kind of like it kind of crept up onto us this year, doesn’t it? Which is appropriate for Halloween – the creeping part, I mean....

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Waffles - Fluffy on the inside, crisp around the edges, and seriously kid-friendly.

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Waffles

This recipe is not particularly unique. It’s not a fancy supercool new spin on an old classic, nor does it incorporate an unexpected yet brilliant ingredient combination nobody has ever thought of before. I’m...

Stove-Top Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese - Tender pasta generously slathered in quite possibly the most rich, velvety, and creamy cheese sauce you've ever encountered. And it's ready in under 30 minutes!

Stove-Top Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

I’m just going to put it out there, front and center: this is a seriously decadent recipe. Maybe that’s obvious - it’s a mac and cheese recipe, after all. Or maybe it’s less obvious, because...

5 Perfect-for-Halloween Pumpkin Chili Recipes

5 Perfect-for-Halloween Pumpkin Chili Recipes

Around here, chili is a must for Halloween night – preferably, one that’s been simmering in the Crock Pot all day. We’ve got enough going on with getting the little one dressed up and handing out...

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Slow Cooker Gingerbread Pumpkin Lattes

I’ve rediscovered something lately. Something obvious, but forgotten. Cozy, warm, and actually sort of essential. Especially when you have cold wood floors and naturally icy feet. Slippers. I totally forgot about slippers! Now fuzzy socks, that’s...

Chili Cheese Stuffed Spaghetti Squash - Melty cheddar and tangy chili make this a squash for squash haters. Who can turn down chili and cheese?! Make it your own by adding any chili you want (perfect for leftovers!)

Chili Cheese Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

This recipe is the direct antithesis of “fancy” – which, other than the fact that it’s just plain delicious – is why it’s so awesome. It’s the perfect way to celebrate and enjoy seasonal...