Vegetarian Chili

Scene: a wintry, blistering cold Saturday evening, huddled inside our home sans plans (thanks, pandemic), with bellies rumbling for some warm, hearty food. Enter: this “throw all of the leftover veggies we have in the dutch oven with some tomato sauce and pray it tastes good” kind of chili. The actual intent for Saturday’s dinner this past weekend was to […]

Seven-Veggie Minestrone Soup

The second it becomes December, it’s soup season. I wasn’t always into soup, but as I grow older (or wiser?) I find myself gravitating toward craving soup. Soup is a cozy, warming, and hearty meal that can yield many servings for leftovers, lunch, and usually freezes well. I have several soups that I plan to experiment with, and I do […]

Maple and Herb Fall Squash

With Thanksgiving around the corner, everyone is whipping up classic meals from stuffing to cranberry sauce, and who can forget the sweet potato casserole (psst, I have a sweet potato recipe linked here). For me, this year is about simplicity, and since my husband and I have had our hands full with an 8 month old at home, meal prepping […]

Fusilli Pasta with Red Pepper Cream Sauce

Pasta. Who says no to pasta? There’s virtually endless “pastabilities” when it comes to making pasta as a meal. You can add vegetables, a variety of meats, different sauces, different shapes of pasta, even alternative pastas such as Banza (chickpea) or brown rice pasta! It’s literally one of the most reliable pantry items that never disappoints. I’ve wanted to try […]