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Simple Fall Green Salad with Apples & Pecans

A refreshing (and refreshingly simple!) side salad with crisp apples, toasted pecans, crunchy celery, and a light dressing made with cider vinegar and pure maple syrup.

One-Pot Pasta Florentine recipe

One-Pot Pasta Florentine

This creamy pasta is loaded up with spinach, tomatoes, and Asiago cheese. Just 20 minutes from cutting board to table – and only one pot to clean! Winner winner pasta dinner (with chicken option)!

This Week’s Bits & Bites

This year’s jack o’ lanterns are cat o’lanterns, inspired by the two crazy kittens who joined our family this year. Those who have known me for awhile are probably confused by my sudden affinity...

Rich & Creamy Mushroom "Clam" Chowder recipe

Rich & Creamy Mushroom “Clam” Chowder

Button mushrooms and oyster mushrooms are the “clams” in this vegan clam chowder recipe. This soup is velvety-thick, hearty, and so full of flavor you’ll never miss the seafood.

Garlic Cheese Bread Mummies

Garlic Cheese English Muffin Mummies

That’s a wrap! These cute “mummies” are made super-simply with English muffins, string cheese, and olives. A quick brush with garlicky olive oil adds flavor. Garlic-cheesy mumminess!

This Week’s Bits & Bites

  Well, we made it through Stormageddon 2016. Whew! Friday brought a few gusty hours, but Saturday’s typhoon remnant was literally a remnant – maybe 10 minutes of wind and then nada. Even though...

How to Make Vegetable Broth in the Slow Cooker

How to Make Vegetable Broth in the Slow Cooker

Grab your veggie scraps and your Crock Pot and make up your very own batch of golden-delicious veggie broth! It’s easy.

Slow Cooker BBQ Chickpea Sloppy Joes recipe

Slow Cooker BBQ Chickpea Vegan Sloppy Joes

Tangy, hearty, and easy! Chickpeas and red lentils cook up thick and rich in a tomato-BBQ base.

This Week’s Bits & Bites

Life has been crazy-busy the last few days, but it’s the kind of crazy-busy that is sort of random, as in, I can’t really put my finger on why every day is even nuttier...

Buffalo Cheese Ball recipe

Buffalo Cheese Ball

All the flavor of Buffalo hot wings with none of the bird (or the work)! A super-duper easy, crowd-pleasing appetizer made healthier with light cream cheese and veggies.

Pumpkin Curry Soup

Pumpkin puree, apples, onions, and warm, earthy spices are blended together to create a pot of creamy, delicious pumpkin love! This one is made with pumpkin puree, so you can enjoy it any time of year – not just fall.

This Week’s Bits & Bites

Forever ago, I started writing a weekly bits & bites column. Not long after, I decided to make it a monthly thing. And then, well, I sort of stopped. And I have no excuse...