Maple & Spice Roasted Acorn Squash Salad

Squash of all shapes, colors and textures are flooding the farmer’s markets and grocery stores, replacing the vibrantly-colored vegetables of summertime.  Many people, including myself, welcome the arrival of Fall and its delicious nourishing and grounding produce.  While I do love summertime’s juicy tomatoes, there’s something so comforting and cozy about hard (winter) squash. Continue reading

Double Hemp and Burst Tomato Pasta

Looking for a way to hold on to the flavors of summertime and feed your family a nourishing dinner, all at once?  For me, nothing represents late summer more than juicy heirloom tomatoes, fresh from the farmer’s market.  I’m lucky to belong to the most wonderful CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), One Straw Farm, which grows the best (and pretties) heirloom tomatoes! 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

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

Thanksgiving is just days away and I couldn’t be more excited!  While many families prefer to prepare and eat the same recipes year after year, I like to experiment and add new dishes to my family’s holiday table.  Between now and Thanksgiving, I’ll be sharing some of the simple recipes that I’ve developed this season.  Whether you add them to your Thanksgiving table or not, I hope you will give them a try. Continue reading