The Colorful Family Table Cookbook Review

The thing that attracted me to The Colorful Family Table by Ilene Godofsky Moreno was undoubtedly the image of a little toddler hand reaching for a chip on the table. The colorful images on the cover of this plant-based cookbook give me all the family feels.

Freezer Prep for People who Hate Eating Leftovers from the Freezer

Despite my best intentions, I’ll never be the type of person who likes eating leftovers from the freezer. Although I’ve tried, any fully prepared meals that end up in the freezer, ultimately end up in the trash. Over the years I’ve found a better way to utilize my freezer in meal prepping that better suitsContinue reading “Freezer Prep for People who Hate Eating Leftovers from the Freezer”

Oh She Glows Cookbook Review

I’m so excited to usher in 2018! This is the first year where I can truly say, that I love myself enough to buckle down and work hard to accomplish my health related goals. One of my biggest goals is to transition into a plant-based diet. That means different things to everybody, but for me,Continue reading “Oh She Glows Cookbook Review”

Jalapeño Cornbread

This is my go-to recipe for cornbread. It’s the perfect side dish for chowders and chilies. This recipe can also be used for hush puppies or as a base for cornbread stuffing. Prep Time 15 minutes     Cook Time 20 minutes    Serves 8 Ingredients 1/4 cup canola oil 2 cups cornmeal 1/2 cup all-purposeContinue reading “Jalapeño Cornbread”

Roasted Fall Veggies

This is a go-to method of cooking on any given night. This version uses sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts and rainbow carrots. It’s also prefect for holiday dinners. Prep Time 10 mins     Cook Time 30 minutes     Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 bundle rainbow carrots 1 bundle Brussels sprouts 1 large sweet potato 1/3Continue reading “Roasted Fall Veggies”

Spiced Cranberry Sauce

My favorite thing about making cranberry sauce for the holidays, is that you can make it the day before! It’s now one less thing you have to worry about. This recipe is based off a version of the dish my sister made for the holidays a few years ago. Prep Time: 5 min     Continue reading “Spiced Cranberry Sauce”

Broccoli and Cheddar Egg Bake

Last night I made perfectly steamed broccoli, to go on the side of crab cakes. I ended up make too much, so now I get to have broccoli for breakfast! This egg bake is easy to make, and is a great meal prep option for busy mornings. Prep Time: 15 mins       Cook Time:Continue reading “Broccoli and Cheddar Egg Bake”

Salt-free Cajun Seasoning

I used to use pre-made Cajun seasoning, but it always ended up way to salty. It’s just hard to control if you don’t know how much is in it. The nice thing about making your own seasoning is, you can salt your food while your cooking and add more as you go. This Cajun seasoningContinue reading “Salt-free Cajun Seasoning”

Lower-fat Maple Peanut Butter

I started seeing powdered peanut butter pop up around my grocery store about a year ago. I decide to be adventurous and pick some up the last time I was there. This peanut butter has been dehydrated and most of the fat removed. This way, you can re-hydrate it with water and still enjoy peanutContinue reading “Lower-fat Maple Peanut Butter”