Category Archive: Cooking

A Perfect November Salad

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I know. It’s November. The last thing you want is a salad. But hear me out. Because this one is honestly delicious. It combines yummy, earthy fall flavors that you’re craving this time… Continue reading

My Go-To Dressing

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I never buy salad dressing. I think it’s a combination of growing up with simple olive oil and apple cider vinegar dressed on all my salads (still can’t make it as good as… Continue reading

Sprouting 101

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At some point in our life we’ve all eaten sprouts, right? You’re likely thinking of  those stringy alfalfa ones that are filled in a veggie sandwich you order at a deli. But, have… Continue reading

2 Great Recipes To Use Up Those Summer Tomatoes

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I get married in less than two weeks.   This past weekend was my last weekend in KC before heading to Maine for the wedding.  You’d think I’d be running around worrying about… Continue reading

Gearing Up For The Deep Freeze

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I know, summer only ended five seconds ago.  However, I took advantage of the Labor Day sales and invested in a chest freezer for our cellar.  It’s something I’d been thinking about for… Continue reading

Make This Tonight!

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Last night was just one of those nights. After working non-stop all day, both John and I had plans to hunker down and work all night. I was feeling tired and stiff from… Continue reading

Low-Sugar / No-Sugar Strawberry Jam

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It’s finally the season of warm nights, fireworks and grilling. Of after-dinner bike rides, ice cream cones and farmers markets. And berries. There’s really nothing better than going to a u-pick farm and… Continue reading

BBQ Week: Adventures in Novice Grilling

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Welcome to BBQ Week!  All this week, we’ll be talking about one of our favorite summer rituals and sharing ideas for how to make the most of your grill this summer.  It’s almost… Continue reading

My New Favorite Breakfast

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Remember a few months back when i confessed to you how i don’t really like quinoa?  Well i’m back to say I’ve turned a corner. And it’s in the form of breakfast. A… Continue reading

Convenience Nutrition: Frozen burritos

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There are very few pre-made, convenience foods we buy in our house. The long ingredient list and poor nutrient profile, given the tiny size, are at the top of the list for why.… Continue reading

Nourished Noshing: Sweet Potato

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I always forget how much I love a sweet potato until I’m eating it. I never really crave the taste, I find that more often than not I make them when we’re having… Continue reading

Nourished Noshing: CHICKEN

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I really wish I liked chicken more. For so many reasons. It can be beyond simple to make, and is super versatile. It works in everything from Chinese to Mexican. It’s a perfect… Continue reading

nourished noshing: CRANBERRIES

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If you’re like me, you’ve successfully plowed through your Thanksgiving leftovers and now have just that lowly container of cranberry sauce left to show for your feast. And, while leftover stuffing, turkey and… Continue reading

nourished noshing: OATS

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Last week Jessie asked me if I would write a post about breakfast. I gladly jumped on the request, as breakfast is hands down my most favorite meal of the day. I spent… Continue reading

Nourished Noshing: EGGPLANT

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I seriously hesitated to write this weeks post on eggplant given the fact that we’re full on into November and eggplants’ peak season is really late summer. But, for some reason my local… Continue reading