The Best Holiday Recipes


Here’s some recipes to take you from morning to evening on Christmas day. Start off with a hot drink, cinnamon rolls and a side of breakfast casserole. Later on, enjoy a cocktail and appetizer when family stops by to visit. Then, when it’s time to gather around the table, enjoy a savory main dish and some […]

Vegan ‘Nog and a Blendtec Giveaway


Sponsored by Blendtec. Enter our giveaway below! Rich, creamy, spiked holiday nog made with all real ingredients— vegan, gluten-free & refined sugar free. You can get your dose of holiday flavor without any of the guilt! Hi guys! My name is Ari and I blog over at Ari’s Menu. I’m thrilled to be over here […]

Hidden Veggie Recipes


In my experience there’s no middle ground for most people when it comes to veggies. They either love ALL THE VEGGIES or avoid them at all costs. In my family, I fall into the former category, with my other three family members in the latter. This makes things interesting. That’s why I jumped at the […]

Favorite Winter Recipes: Savor the Flavors of the Season


Sponsored by Blendtec I think we can all agree that pumpkin is the high note when it comes to fall flavor, right? Winter, however, holds a symphony of flavors that we love to savor. This roundup features all our favorites for when the weather outside is frightful: gingerbread, cinnamon, eggnog, cranberry, even a spicy and […]

Recipes for a Vegan Thanksgiving

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If you are a vegan or vegetarian chances are you’ve been to a Thanksgiving dinner where you end up with a sad-looking plate filled with steamed frozen vegetables while everyone else gets to pile on a variety of fresh-out-of-the-oven, delicious-looking, aroma-filled dishes that would make anyone’s mouth water. It sure doesn’t seem fair, does it? So, for those […]

6 Must-Try Cranberry Recipes


We have all heard the old claim that cranberry juice can stave off a UTI. We also all tend to associate cranberries with the weird, burgundy gel that always manages to wiggle itself (literally) onto our Thanksgiving tables while still maintaining the shape of the can. Poor cranberries, what an awkward reputation! But I’m here […]

Comfort Food at Its Finest: Healthier Casseroles


These are NOT your mama’s casseroles! Gone are those dishes of the past full of processed foods. Today’s casseroles are comfort foods with benefits. Packed with veggies and flavor for miles, get ready to be warmed up from the inside out with these baked dishes. You’ll find some old favorite recipes here, lightened up with better […]

Healthy One Pot Meals


When it comes to cooking healthy meals at home, I love variety but I also love simplicity. I’ve learned that I’m not one to spend hours prepping, roasting, cooking and serving any one dish, but that doesn’t mean healthy, delicious meals don’t find a way to our table! Enter: one-pot meals. Not only do they […]

Football Food: Game Plan for Healthy Eating

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For many of us, fall means football season. It kicks off a string of holidays like Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Just like those holidays, football means a ton of get-togethers. If your friends and family are anything like mine, that means you’re going to be constantly surrounded by food. What a blessing and a curse, […]

Autumn Squash Soup and More Butternut Squash Recipes


Seasonal eating provides you with the freshest foods, better flavor and more nutrients. Buying seasonally also supports local farmers and can help to stretch your food budget. Fall is my favorite time of year to hit up the local farmer’s market and I never leave without purchasing a huge amount of squash. With a pleasant nutty […]