Sweet Corn Arepas with Tomato Corn Salsa

It's corn season! And Jersey corn is hands down the best corn. I know that for a fact because I was in Idaho this summer where we also had fresh corn, and it was nowhere near as good as Jersey corn. So there are good things about New Jersey :)I have a lot of corn at home, so I wanted to make it the centerpiece of the meal. I made fresh corn arepas and a salsa with corn and tomatoes to go with the arepas. Arepas are fried corn pancakes or corn patties that are very popular in Latin American cuisine....more

Meatless Rice Meatballs

Amber @ Fit, Foodie RunsRecipe at: http://www.fitfoodieruns.com/recipe/meatless-rice-meatballs-vegan/When I was in middle school, I realized meat was not for me. I can’t even describe to you the surprised look I received from my parents when I cleared my throat at our dinner table and announced that I would not be eating meatballs for our weekly Sunday pasta dinner anymore. (Taboo!)My stepfather’s jaw fell open and hit the ground that day. Not eat meatballs? It was almost like I put a curse on something....more

Sicilian Eggplant topped with Tomato Pepper Medley

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Food for Thought: Buckwheat

 Buckwheat:  Did you know that it's not actually a cereal grain, but is in fact a fruit seed?  It's the perfect alternative to those of you who are sensitive to wheat (or other grains containing gluten), and it can also be used as an alternative to rice or as porridge....more

Lemon Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Walnuts

Two years ago, I tried growing brussel sprouts in my garden. ...more

Vegan Coco-Nutty Dreamcicle Juice

Green juices are the staple juice in the house. Recently, the kids haven't been drinking them as much. I think they are bored with the flavor ... frankly, I am too. We were in the habit of putting the same things in the juice: kale, carrots, apple, banana, hemp seeds and usually another fruit we had in the house. There is nothing wrong with this juice at all but I think we just need a little variety! ...more

Easy Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer Recipe and Why to Avoid the Starbucks Version

Firey leaves, cozy sweaters, hot apple cider, and ALL THINGS PUMPKIN.  That time of year is just around the corner....more

Sweet Potato Mac n Cheese

Amber @ Fit, Foodie RunsFor recipe visit: http://www.fitfoodieruns.com/recipe/sweet-potato-mac-n-cheese/ 7 more weeks to go…7 more weeks to go…Eeeek!I can’t help but freak out a little, okay, maybe a lot. There are only seven more weeks to raise funds for the MDA (Muscle Dystrophy Association) and I’m having quite a hard time finding generous people. I know they are out there, but where???? I never knew fundraising could be so challenging. It must be me....more