Feb 012015
 
Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberry Footballs

Happy Superbowl Sunday! Sure, there’s going to be a game on later, but we all know it’s all about that food (bout that food, no football). If you’re looking for an impressive but easy treat for your Superbowl party, here it is! These are so adorable and even though they are totally pinterest worthy and [read more…]

Jan 202015
 
Lentil & Vegetable "Bolognese"

Are you needs for comforting, hearty foods to fight the bitter cold at odds with your attempt to desperately hang on to your New Year’s Resolution? If so, this is the recipe for you. In terms of comfort food, few things top a good hearty bolognese, so I attempted to make a meatless (gasp!), vegan [read more…]

Dec 302014
 
Truffle-Parmesan Popcorn

Happy almost New Year! Although 2014 has been an incredible year, I am even more excited for 2015. In 2015 I’ll become an aunt (for the second time), become a wife (for the first time, thankfully), and will start my dietetic internship so I can FINALLY become a registered dietitian. A new year as big [read more…]

Dec 222014
 
Winter Kale Salad Wreath

Anyone else feeling a little bit (figuratively and literally) sick of all the Christmas cookies and sweets? I have a very sweet these days, and even I am feeling a little bit overloaded by all of it. Here’s a recipe that proves that fruits and veggies can be just as festive as all those peppermint [read more…]

Dec 152014
 

So you’ve been invited to a thousand holiday parties and you’ve resigned yourself to looking a little more “jolly” this holiday season. Sadly, that ugly christmas sweater doesn’t hide quite as much as you would like. Luckily, holiday parties don’t have to mean the end of your diet. A few tips: 1. Focus on dishes [read more…]

Dec 082014
 
broccoli, cheddar, & quinoa stuffed potato

As the weather’s been getting colder, I’ve started to crave warm, comforting foods to initiate my impending winter hibernation. I don’t know what got into me, but somehow I came home from grocery store with a bag of russet potatoes. I can’t remember the last time I bought a standard, non-sweet potato. I have to [read more…]

Nov 202014
 
Thanksgiving Meatballs (aka Pilgrim Balls)

OK, it’s definitely a working title, but these meatballs are perfect little Thanksgiving bundles of joy. Have you ever thought on Thanksgiving, hey, what would happen if I took this mundane dinner roll and put a little bit of everything on my plate on it? And then you did it and realized your life had [read more…]