Guilt-Free Winter Sips

Winter is here, and baby, it’s cold outside! Everyone enjoys a cup of something warm but you know the drill–most of the time, these things are calorie bombs in a cup! So how do we navigate this desire for warm beverages vs. the stuff out there that will pack on the pounds and make your thighs […]

Roast Turkey Carcass Soup

Hands up  if you plan to have a turkey in the oven at some point over the next couple of days. I know you’re probably not thinking about what to do with that leftover turkey yet, but I want to catch you before you toss out that beautiful turkey carcass in the trash. Instead of […]

Healthy Fall Comfort Foods

It doesn’t take long for those familiar comfort food cravings to set in with the onset of fall, does it? There are days that I would do just about anything for a big scoop of macaroni and cheese! But as much as I love mac and cheese, I just don’t eat that way anymore. Lucky […]

10 Fall Super Foods

variety of fall foods on a white marble surface

Harvest time is like Christmas for me. So many delicious and healthy foods are in season that I can hardly eat enough to get in all the foods I want to eat. I’m popping these Fall superfoods into my smoothies (sweet potatoes), soups (pumpkin), and desserts (pears). I like to bulk up on all of […]

Tip, Trick & a Recipe: Shallot Secrets (shhh)

Shallots are in season right now across the US, so today we’re going to give you a trick, a tip, and a fabulous recipe to use with this wee root vegetable. Time to fess up y’all! Have you ever encountered a shallot in an ingredient list and tossed in an onion instead? You might think […]

7 Tips For Grilling Produce

a variety of grilled veggies on a grill plate

I shared some tips with you recently about grilling but there’s more to barbecue season than burgers and steaks! Why turn on the stove to cook your veggies when you have a perfectly good hot grill already prepped? Never mind the fact that grilled veggies and fruits taste like something out of Heaven — if […]

Tip, Trick & a Recipe: What prickly
plant can boost your magnesium levels?

Three artichokes and a few loose leaves on a distressed white background

It’s artichoke season, so today we’re going to focus on this spiky green veggie. After reading this post, you’re going to have a great tip, a trick, and a brand new recipe focusing on this edible flower that grows mainly in California and in the Mediterranean. Though artichokes are sharp and thorny and quite intimidating, […]