5 Creative Thanksgiving Table Ideas

Christmas is all about the tree, Easter celebrates Pinterest-perfect eggs, but at Thanksgiving, your table needs to be a thing to behold (okay, and maybe Instagram a little). After all, most of the holiday is just sitting, enjoying the company of others, eating, and taking in the table scenery. Give them something to look at. ...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
Roughly four months ago, I found out that I suffer from severe food allergies. My list of can't ...more

Your New Favorite Squash Recipe: Rosemary-Butternut Skillet Pie

There are some ingredients I'll absolutely never get tired of, and in the fall, butternut squash probably tops that list. This delicious variety of winter squash (also called butternut pumpkin in some parts of the world), is a vegetable that I learned to like from my Grandma Denny. Grandma would cut up the squash, scrape out the seeds, and roast it wrapped in foil; then we'd scrape it away from the skin and eat it with lots of butter, salt, and pepper. SO good. ...more
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Bourbon and Brown Sugar Sauce

Remember the other day when I told you it didn't get any better than my No Churn Bourbon and Pumpkin Ginger Spice ice cream? I may have been wrong about that. I say wrong, because at that time, I really didn't know any better.Until I came across this recipe by Jim Beam for bourbon and brown sugar sauce and tried it over my Bourbon and Pumpkin Ginger Spice ice cream. Love. At. First. Taste....more

Erin's Nest

 On Last week’s Bubble Hour podcast the topic was “people pleasing and surviving the holidays”. Despite some wonky screw ups at the opening of the show (gotta love live-to-air recordings!), the episode was full of great insights from our guests. If you are dreading the holidays ahead, it is worth a listen (or two)....more

2014 Holiday Gift Guide: BFF

You know what day it is? November 21th. That means Remembrance Day has come and gone, respects have been given and I am now able to kick my ass into full Christmas spirit. Since everyone and their mother's dog's vet's boyfriend is doing gift guides, I figured hey why not jump in and do one as well. Today I'm going to share with you all some guide ideas that I'm thinking about getting some of my girlfriends when we do out gift exchange....more

Coconut Curry with White Fish and Broccoli

Coconut Curry with White Fish and Broccoli30 minutes or less, Dinner, Vegetarian...more

Christmas Vodka by The Gourmet Mom

Christmas Vodka by The Gourmet Mom:  http://thegourmetmom.com/10827/62720/a/christmas-vodka...more

On celebrating Thanksgiving Day Fil-Am style

I WROTE last year about how Thanksgiving Day is celebrated in the US and how it became a national holiday. This year’s holiday falls on the 27th, the last Thursday of November.Thanksgiving Day is like Christmas and New Year rolled into one, when people would cook their best dishes and share their blessings with the family and their friends....more

5 Creative Thanksgiving Table Ideas

Christmas is all about the tree, Easter celebrates Pinterest-perfect eggs, but at Thanksgiving, your table needs to be a thing to behold (okay, and maybe Instagram a little). After all, most of the holiday is just sitting, enjoying the company of others, eating, and taking in the table scenery. Give them something to look at. ...more

Healthy Thanksgiving side dish: Parmesan and sage crusted butternut squash

Welcome to day 2 of Thanksgiving Week! Every day this week I’ll be posting a new healthy Thanksgiving recipe to serve as inspiration for your own Turkey Day feast.  That’s 7 recipes in 7 days!  The week will flow just like a menu, from starters and salads to side dishes and mains....more