Slow Cooker Baked Ziti Recipe with Pepperoni from 365 Days of Slow Cooking

No need to pre-cook the pasta for this Slow Cooker Baked Ziti with Pepperoni! I want to share one more recipe before I take the rest of the week off for some holiday celebrating with my family, and this Slow Cooker Baked Ziti with Pepperoni from 365 Days of Slow Cooking is festive with the red and green colors....more

Southwestern Stuffed Peppers Recipe with Black Beans and Green Chiles (Gluten-Free)

Colorful Southwestern Stuffed Peppers with Black Beans and Green Chiles make a delicious meal. I promised one more idea for a red-and-green dish to celebrate the holidays, but Southwestern Stuffed Peppers with Black Beans and Green Chiles will make a delicious dinner any time of year....more

The Coziest Squash Risotto You'll Eat All Winter Long

Winter is officially here! Last week, I declared that December is Winter Squash Month over here at Meatless Mondays, and I've found another very interesting butternut squash recipe that I bet you'll like. This Cozy Harvest Risotto from Happy.Healthy.Life includes butternut squash, apple, sweet potato, and celery. Kathy bums up the flavors with fresh, seasonal herbs like sage, rosemary, and thyme. Then she tops this vegan risotto with almonds (and a splash of non-dairy creamer, if you want it) for what she calls "an elegant and surprisingly easy winter meal." ...more
Sounds great.more

Rotisserie Chicken Christmas Salad with Avocado, Red Pepper, and Lime (Low-Carb, Gluten-Free)

Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Chicken salad gets festive with Christmas colors! The holidays are absolutely the hardest time of year to stick to a more carb-conscious eating plan, and when I go to a party I'm always grateful if the hosts offer a few healthy-eating options....more

Slow Cooker Overnight Oatmeal with Honey and Fruit from The Kitchn

Slow Cooker Overnight Oatmeal with quinoa, honey, nuts, and fruit sounds perfect for a busy morning. (Photos from The Kitchn.) Wouldn't you love to wake up to this Slow Cooker Overnight Oatmeal with Honey and Fruit from The Kitchn on Christmas morning?...more

Easy Broccoli and Radish Salad Recipe with Gorgonzola (Low-Carb, Gluten-Free)

This Broccoli and Radish Salad Recipe with Gorgonzola is a healthy red-and-green salad for your holiday buffet! (Easy Broccoli and Radish Salad with Gorgonzola was updated with better photos, December 2014.) Everywhere you look on Pinterest and on the blogs there are Christmas cookies, and even though I do have a few ideas for low-sugar and sugar-free cookies, truthfully I'm tired of the sweets and ready for something green and crunchy!...more

Crockpot Honey Sriracha Chicken Dip from Crockpot Gourmet

Crockpot Honey Sriracha Chicken Dip would be perfect for a holiday gather or Superbowl party! (Photos from Crockpot Gourmet.) If you know me at all you can probably figure out it's the word Sriracha that caught my eye in this recipe for Crockpot Honey Sriracha Chicken Dip from Crockpot Gourmet....more

Santa's Milk Drive, and Other Things I'm Thinking About on Tuesday (12-16-2014)

Milk is a much-needed donation at your local food bank! I confess I don't like everything about the holiday (The sweets!...more

This Burrito May Be the Very Best Use of Winter Squash

I think we should just go ahead and declare December Winter Squash Month, because everywhere I look lately, I'm seeing interesting meatless dishes using winter squash. butternut squash, in particular, seems like a favorite ingredient for imaginative cooks. ...more
amuseyourbouche My pleasure Becca; what a brilliant idea!more

Slow Cooker Chicken-Andouille Stew from Kalyn's Kitchen

This Slow Cooker Chicken-Andouille Stew was inspired by gluten-free chicken Andouille sausage I found at Costco! (Photos from Kalyn's Kitchen.) It's December, and you may be feeling the need for a little comfort food!...more