Preparing Fall & Winter Vegetables

Preparing Fall Vegetables |

If you’re anything like me and you have taste buds and a heart, fall produce is your favorite time of year. (Yes, I realize that doesn’t make sense. But it’s exactly what I meant to say.) Autumn brings us a bounty of incredible vegetables including sweet and savory hard squashes, versatile cauliflower, sweet potatoes, dark… 

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Vegan Roasted Cauliflower & Greens Soup

A filling, velvety green soup that features roasted cauliflower and slow-cooked greens. And it's vegan to boot! via

Mmm… There’s nothing like a thick, creamy, stick-to-your-bones soup on a cold day. Chunky broth based soups are really great and all, but give me a velvety smooth, luxurious soup and you’ve made me a very happy girl. And if that soup just so happens to be vegan, gluten-free, and paleo… Well shoot, I’ll take… 

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8 Summery Zucchini Recipes

Summer brings to us the best of the season’s produce bounty. And if you’re anything like the rest of the hemisphere, you’re likely drowning in bounty of fresh zucchini! If that’s the case, you’ll love this collection of 8 DELICIOUS zucchini recipes that are creative, low-carb, gluten-free, and perfect for summer! Burgers Mushroom Swiss Burger… 

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Recipes for a Paleo & AIP Memorial Day

50/50/50 Burgers via | An easy, gluten-free burger that's good for you!

I am so excited about this Memorial Day weekend! I’ll be headed out of town to enjoy a Memorial Day/graduation weekend celebration with my extended family, and I’m looking forward to a little music-filled one-on-one road time with my little sister! (Prayers on prayers that we don’t run into any crazy traffic… BLECH) Whatever you’re… 

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Berry Sweet Piggy Salad {paleo & AIP}

Berry Sweet Piggy Salad {paleo & AIP} |

Bacon + prosciutto + fruit on arugula. OMG. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again — although it can be difficult and trying to have such a limited diet, my dietary restrictions have definitely allowed me try some new and wonderful things! For example, prosciutto… on a salad. I went to get lunch… 

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How to Sauté Zucchini Noodles

Easy Zucchini Noodle Beef Pho via

I think it is so cool when my little blog inspires people to try new things in the kitchen. A few people have told me that they’ve made the decision to purchase a spiralizer since they see how many vegetable noodle recipes I have on my blog! I think that is just the coolest thing ever! But then my… 

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The Creamiest, Dreamiest Mashed Cauliflower

The Creamiest, Dreamiest Mashed Cauliflower | This is the best mashed cauliflower you'll ever make!

Okay, so I know it’s not really cauliflower season anymore. But since cauliflower is amazing and can do anything and it’s one of the few foods I can eat safely, we’re talking about cauliflower today. And we’re also doing it because I’ve made this recipe about 70 million times since I first created it last… 

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Simple Cheesy Herb Spaghetti Squash

Simple Cheesy Herb Spaghetti Squash |

I’ve got another healthy “pasta” recipe for you! Agh, I can’t believe we are almost at the end of winter squash season!!! I am not nearly ready to begin giving up my beloved butternut, acorn, and spaghetti squashes! You can be sure that I am stocking up on them all at the grocery store this week……. 

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Boiled Cauliflower with Turmeric Thyme Browned Butter and Capers

Boiled Cauliflower with Turmeric Thyme Browned Butter & Capers |

If you’re searching for a simple, elegant way to use versatile cauliflower, then this is the recipe you’ve been looking for. Since cauliflower is one of the few things I know I can eat without problem, I’ve learned to get quite creative with the different ways I cook it. I mean, a girl can only eat… 

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Loaded Rutabaga Fries

Loaded Rutabaga Fries via StrictlyDelicious

WHEW! It’s been a crazy couple of weeks! I’m so sorry that I haven’t posted this week! Between packing, moving, cleaning the old space, and working to just begin the process of unpacking… on top of your regularly scheduled busy, pre-holiday weeks at work and regular social activities, your girl has been swamped and exhausted. I mean, I’ve actually lived… 

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