Eggplant Parmesan

Growing up, my family ate dinner together every night. At 6pm, we’d all be at the table – my sister, dad, and I – ready and hungry for the ...

Lemon-Almond Snack Cake

This summer, for our vacation, we did our usual road trip, with stops to visit various friends in France, with a delicious detour to Spain....

Best Damn Lentil Soup

What makes this the best lentil soup? Let’s just say that everyone we’ve served it to immediately asks for the recipe…and seconds. Are you ...

Currently…

Well, it turns out Ben and Gwen’s food poisoning wasn’t food poisoning afterall…it was the stomach flu that hit all of us except Cam (which ...

Roasted Butternut Squash

This easy roasted butternut squash recipe can be made with either diced or halved butternut squash.  Plus, ideas for various seasonings that...

Homemade Kale Pesto

I’ve made kale pesto before (Kale Pesto Pasta), but I felt like the pesto needed a post itself. I often find myself with leftover fresh kale...

Market Challenge: Eggplant

When the kids were little, in the interest of Palate Expansion, we used to give them ten bucks at the farmer’s market and tell them to spe...

How to Make Sauerkraut

Homemade sauerkraut is easier than you think! You’ll get probiotic benefits and a kitchen DIY project. Here’s how to make sauerkraut: a simp...

Pesto Mac and Cheese

A swirl of basil pesto brings so much flavor to this classic comfort food! This pesto mac and cheese features Havarti cheese for ultra cream...

Intentions for the Week

  Happy Monday, friends!   This weekend was a good one! We went over to a friend’s house on Friday, the boys and baseball and I cleaned hou...

Instant Pot Cauliflower Curry

If your picture of fall does not involve butternut squash and red lentils and cauliflower cooked in a coconut-creamy red curry sauce and po...

Heirloom Tomato Salad

I’ve thrown together a lot of tomato salads in my life. And certainly not all need to be highlighted here…That said, I made one over the wee...