Nov 202014

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Nov 112014
Thai Red Curry Butternut Squash Soup

There is one great thing about the recent drop in temperatures…soup season is back! I typically stick to chunky vegetable soups and chilis, but I decided to see why people love creamy blended soups like butternut squash so much. I get it now. I think butternut squash soups can be too sweet sometimes, but not [read more…]

Oct 262014
Apple & Brussel Sprout Pizza

My definition of “pizza night” has evolved quite a bit over the years. As a kid, it usually meant a joyous visit from the domino’s delivery guy. It wasn’t until a few years ago that I discovered the magic of making your own pizza. I started off simple, with margarita pizza, maybe a few mushrooms [read more…]

Oct 142014
Maple Pumpkin "Pie" Parfaits

Some people may be getting a little tired of the pumpkin spice EVERYTHING that is popping up everywhere, but let me tell you, I am NOT one of them. It’s finally fall–arguably the best season of all–so bring on the scarves, booties, brussel sprouts, apples and pumpkins. In the fall nothing is safe from being [read more…]

Oct 052014
Parmesan, Swiss Chard & Spaghetti Squash Bake

Spaghetti squash is one of those foods that I literally did not know existed until a few years ago. Odds are that I probably had seen it, and thought, what is this hard round thing doing in the produce aisle, as it is certainly not edible. Well, let me tell you, that me from a [read more…]

Sep 232014
Greek Nachos

Much to my dismay, football season has, in fact, returned. Although I’m not the biggest fan of these 3 hour games inhibiting my ability to do more important work (like catch up on Scandal and other Shonda Rhimes dramas), football does have one redeeming quality–the snacks. While delicious, football snacks are not traditionally the healthiest. [read more…]

Sep 112014
Miso-Glazed Eggplant

Nasu Dengaku. No, I didn’t just sneeze. It’s just the japanese name of the amazing eggplant dish I made last week. I’m saying goodbye to summer (it pains me to say those words) by having as much eggplant, tomatoes, corn and other summer delicacies as humanly possible. I never thought an eggplant dish could beat [read more…]