Late Summer Creamy Dairy-Free Tomato Soup

I should’ve shared this soup recipe at the end of August, or even in the middle of September.  That’s when the calendar said it was late summer.  But here we are, nearly mid-October, and it still feels like summer outside!  It’s technically pumpkin season, however there are still beautiful heirloom tomatoes at the farmer’s markets.  Mother Nature is surely confused. Continue reading

A Take-Along Salad for Fall

I just returned home from taking my daughter to school.  The first day of school, the first day of Middle School.  I can’t believe it, where has time gone? Wasn’t she just holding my hand as we walked into preschool together?  She carried an Elmo backpack with a snack inside; now she wears a huge Under Armour backpack, filled with binders and gadgets. Continue reading

Carrot Cake Tigernut Muffins

This is not the first carrot cake themed recipe on my website, and I can guarantee that it won’t be the last, either.  There’s something about the Springtime that has me craving carrot cake.  Maybe it’s all the images of Easter bunnies munching on carrots? Continue reading

Carrot-Ginger-Shiitake Soup

Soup is one of my favorite foods, regardless of the weather.  When it’s cold outside, there’s nothing like a big bowl of hot soup. Conversely, when it’s hot outside, I crave a cold puréed vegetable soup.  The past weekend’s weather was a Continue reading

Moroccan Vegetable Stew

Even though the weather is getting warmer outside, I’m still craving the comfort of a big pot of stew.  Soups and stews are a huge part of my diet, and for good reason – they are easy to prepare ahead of time, they are full of nutritious Continue reading