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Butternut Squash & Turkey Chili

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All of a sudden, it feels like winter in DC. Last night, inspired by the cold air, I was craving a stew or chili of sorts – something with lots of veggies that would be filling and hearty but packed with nutrients after a lot of meals out over the weekend while traveling in NYC. Enter my latest creation: Butternut Squash & Turkey Chili. YUM. Continue Reading …

Microwave Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie for one

pumpkin oatmeal cookie for one

I have a fun new recipe for you guys this morning! Introducing: a microwave Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie for one! It’s vegan, too. This healthy, soft, and chewy “cookie” is packed with fiber and healthy fat, making it a great breakfast or snack, and it couldn’t be easier to make – all you need is the microwave! Continue Reading …

Healthy Recipes for Fall

healthy recipes for fall

Fall is, without a doubt, my favorite time of year. It marks the return of cozy sweaters, tall boots, cool mornings for running and beautiful changing leaves. I’m certainly not ready for winter yet, but fall? I’ve been greeting it with open arms over the last month. In honor of my favorite season, here is a round up of some of my very Continue Reading …

Apple & Sage Pork Chops

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I’m going to let you guys in on a little secret: even though I’m the one with the food blog, when we have friends over, Matt is the one that does most of the cooking. ;) Matt and I had our friends Tom and Janice over for dinner last weekend to watch the season finale of Breaking Bad. What an awesome show – we’re so sad it’s over, but Continue Reading …

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

pumpkin pie smoothie

I told myself I would wait until it was officially fall to start sharing pumpkin recipes. From here on out, though? Get ready for lots of my favorite orange fruit (yes, it’s actually technically a fruit, not a veggie)! :) First on the list? This delicious Pumpkin Pie Smoothie creation I whipped up last week. Continue Reading …

Creamy Vegan Garlic & Herb Pasta

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A few weeks ago, the DC area dietetic association I’m a member of had a fall networking potluck. Originally, I was thinking of bringing some sort of quinoa, bean, or kale salad. And then I realized: wait. I’m going to an event full of dietitians… there is likely going to be WAY too much along the lines of quinoa, beans, and kale. So instead, Continue Reading …

Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread Recipe

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I first fell in love with Irish soda bread when I was, as you might guess, in Ireland. Back when I was teaching English in Prague in 2009, I spent a long weekend in Ireland with a friend and fellow teacher, Jackie. The two of us had a wonderful time, staying in cute little B&Bs and exploring the beautiful countryside and small towns. Continue Reading …

Sweet Potato & Lentil Coconut Curry

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I always feel really awkward writing recipe posts. I mean, how many ways can you say something is delicious? I guess it’s just easier for me to wax poetic about my runs and beautiful scenery than it is to describe a recipe. ;) But for real, friends: this really was delicious. Introducing a new favorite: Sweet Potato Lentil Coconut Curry! It’s Continue Reading …