Kabocha Squash Soup with Browned Butter, Sage, and Pancetta

Kabocha Squash Soup with Browned Butter, Sage, and Pancetta

This roasted kabocha squash soup with browned butter, sage, and pancetta is utterly delicious! It is silky smooth and full of fall flavor. The kabocha squash becomes caramelized and sweet after roasting it in the oven. Kabocha is one of the sweetest winter squashes and it has dense, smooth flesh that is not watery at [...]

Rosemary-Ginger Apple Compote

Rosemary-Ginger Apple Compote

This apple compote is seasoned with rosemary, ginger, and cinnamon. It makes the most delicious accompaniment to Fall and Winter charcuterie boards and is so easy to make! The key to making the best compote for charcuterie boards is to dice the apple into very small cubes. This makes the perfect texture for piling it [...]

Shaved Brussels Sprout and Pear Salad with Spiced Candied Pecans and Gorgonzola

Shaved Brussels Sprout and Pear Salad with Spiced Candied Pecans and Gorgonzola

Fall produce makes for some of the tastiest salads and this shaved brussels sprout and pear salad is no exception! The brussels sprouts are shaved very thinly to make a fluffy base for the salad, which is topped with juicy pears, funky gorgonzola cheese, and candied pecans seasoned with five spice. A simple dressing made [...]

Whipped Salted Maple Butter

Whipped Salted Maple Butter

The weather is getting colder, and you know what that means: it's time to start slathering all your toast, waffles, pancakes, muffins, and other baked goods in whipped salted maple butter! The perfect mix of sweet and salty with lots of maple flavor and a hint of cinnamon, this butter screams fall. Whipping butter makes [...]

Farro with Roasted Beets, Sautéed Beet Greens, Balsamic, and Goat Cheese

Farro with Roasted Beets, Sautéed Beet Greens, Balsamic, and Goat Cheese

When you get a bunch of beets with some beautiful, fresh greens in tact you get two veggies in one! Don't throw em' away - use those beet greens to make this warm farro-based salad. This dish combines the earthy flavors of beets and their greens with chewy, nutty farro. A sweet balsamic reduction adds [...]

Andouille Sausage, Broccoli Rabe, and Celery Skillet

Andouille Sausage, Broccoli Rabe, and Celery Skillet

A quick and easy dinner packed with veggies, protein, and plenty of spices, this andouille sausage, broccoli rabe, and celery skillet comes together in just 15 minutes! For me this is a light meal - it is low carb but very filling thanks to the fat, protein, and high fiber content. Make it two servings by [...]

Herbes de Provence and Brown Mustard Sheet Pan Chicken with Sweet Potato, Brussels Sprouts, and Apple

Herbes de Provence and Brown Mustard Sheet Pan Chicken with Sweet Potato, Brussels Sprouts, and Apple

Sheet pan dinners are the kind of thing I want to cook when I am craving something hearty but don't feel like putting in a lot of effort. This rendition of the sheet pan dinner contains crispy chicken, sweet potato and apple chunks as well as halved brussels sprouts, all seasoned with herbes de provence [...]

Chipotle Black Bean, Sweet Potato, and Kale Salad with Cilantro Pepita Sauce

Chipotle Black Bean, Sweet Potato, and Kale Salad with Cilantro Pepita Sauce

Chipotle goes so well with the bitter notes of kale, the sweetness of sweet potatoes, and the creamy, nuttiness of black beans. This warm salad capitalizes on the complimentary notes of chipotle with all three ingredients in one dish. I have been combining them in different ways for a while now, and this purple kale, [...]

Roasted Garlic and Asiago Mashed Cauliflower

Roasted Garlic and Asiago Mashed Cauliflower

For recently starting this blog, I was worried that adding another mash recipe was a bit much, but I just had to share this delicious roasted garlic and asiago mashed cauliflower! You see although it might have a white and rather boring appearance, this cauliflower mash is packing major flavor. First there is the roasted [...]