Read These Tips for Turkey Safety

Don't Wash Your Turkey. It Could Kill You! You know what's even a worse Thanksgiving fail than politics at the dinner table, salt in the pie instead of sugar, or being stuck in #Snovember? Salmonella. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 6 Americans get food poisoning each year. That's 48 million people. 128,000 hospital visits. 3,000 deaths. Whoa. ...more
Good advice! And, yes, I'm definitely guilty of leaving things out because I want people to feel ...more

Hate Marshmallowey Sweet Potatoes? Try This Recipe With Feta and Sumac

Hate Marshmallowey Sweet Potatoes? Try This Savory Recipe With Feta and Sumac It's the Monday before Thanksgiving, the most sweet-potato centric holiday of all in the U.S., and this week I'm giving you an ultra-easy sweet potato recipe for a Meatless Monday treat. Sweet potatoes always go on sale right before Thanksgiving, so you might have a few extra ones on hand. ...more

How to Deal With the Holidays When You Don't Eat Like Your Family Does

The holiday season is especially hard for some of us, if we're trying to eat plant-based around family members who don't, or if we're grappling with some disordered eating patterns. I'm going through both of these struggles. ...more
I love this post!! I suffer from binge eating disorder and have yet to find a way to truly ...more

Crispy Sweet Potato Roast with Parsley Salsa Verde

Oh man, ever since I saw this sweet potato recipe from Smitten Kitchen, I just couldn’t stop thinking about making this dish. I just loved that it is a savory sweet potato dish, and there is a delicious fresh sauce that goes on top and adds a burst of flavor and color. And the fact that you get nice soft baked potatoes AND the crispy edges on top is just perfection....more

Snow Day & Thanksgiving Prep

It's been snowing heavily here since early this morning, quickly tur...more

Sweet& Spicy Pumpkin and Chicken Moroccan Stew

(Original recipe can be found at http://www.babaganosh.org)...more

Recipe: Green Bean Casserole

Happy Thanksgiving week! We know you’ve got the turkey, the pumpkin pie, and the cranberry sauce covered for your feast this week. Those recipes are sacred, and every family has their own delicious takes on them.But consider adding our recipe for Green Bean Casserole to your table this holiday. This is a healthy, delicious take on a Thanksgiving staple. We promise that you won’t be plagued with unwanted leftovers....more

Mason Jar Salad: Packed Lunch Miracle or Mistake?

Have you heard of the new trend of making a layered salad in a Mason Jar?  The claim is that it’s an easy way to pack a salad that won’t get soggy.  I bring my lunch to work most days in an attempt to save money, control my portions, and eat a healthy lunch.  The only issue with bringing my lunch is packing something that will taste good at lunchtime even though it’s made the night before....more

Five Healthier Choices You Can Make This Thanksgiving

Wait! Don't put those marshmallows in your grocery cart.  I know it's a family tradition, but trust me, you will wake up on Friday morning with a lot of thanks....more
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Read These Tips for Turkey Safety

Don't Wash Your Turkey. It Could Kill You! You know what's even a worse Thanksgiving fail than politics at the dinner table, salt in the pie instead of sugar, or being stuck in #Snovember? Salmonella. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 6 Americans get food poisoning each year. That's 48 million people. 128,000 hospital visits. 3,000 deaths. Whoa. ...more
Good advice! And, yes, I'm definitely guilty of leaving things out because I want people to feel ...more

Turkey Corn Chowder with Herbed Dumplings

Day 24 of 30 Soups in 30 Days...home stretch!This title is a bit misleading -- when most people think of chowder, they think of creamy, fat-laden and sometimes goopy stuff, not suitable for everyday eating but maybe, just maybe, an occasional indulgence....more

PROSCIUTTO “CHEESE” STUFFED MUSHROOMS

This is another easy and quick recipe that’s a crowd favorite. You can use any kind of mushrooms that you can stem and fill. I like to use regular white or cremini mushrooms because they are bite sized and perfect for a finger food. [Read More]...more