Roasted Cauliflower and Wild Mushroom Soup

Roasted Cauliflower and Wild Mushroom Soup |

First things first, let’s talk chef’s knives. Do you have a chef’s knife that you absolutely love? I’ve been using the same sturdy stainless steel knives for the past few years, and I am ready for a more professional knife. For weeks I have been doing research on knives, German vs. Japanese; bolster or no… 

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Acorn Squash Butter Chicken

Acorn Squash Butter Chicken |

We got our first snow yesterday!!! I couldn’t believe it, especially since Saturday had been such a beautiful sunny day that reached sixty degrees! But sure enough, when I rolled out of bed on Sunday morning, a shower of big fat fuzzy snowflakes was doing its best to coat the street and sidewalks. Although the snow stopped… 

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Bread-Free Roasted Vegetable Stuffing {AIP, paleo}

Bread-Free Roasted Vegetable Stuffing |

Okay, I know that title sounds like an oxymoron. Stuffing is bread, and so how can one possibly have bread-free stuffing?? But this low-carb, roasted vegetable stuffing might just convince you that bread is not a necessary part of the equation. This 4-ingredient stuffing is so simple, easy, and full of cozy flavor. Caramelized roasted cauliflower comes together with… 

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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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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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Maple Brown Sugar N’Oatmeal {paleo & AIP}

Maple Brown Sugar N'Oatmeal. A tasty grain-free, coconut-free hot breakfast porridge! |

There is nothing like a comforting bowl of warm, spiced oatmeal. Well, technically this looks more like a porridge/farina/cream of wheat-style breakfast… So if you prefer your breakfast cereal thicker, just use less coconut milk! This maple brown sugar “hot breakfast cereal” is made from our favorite can-do-anything vegetable- CAULIFLOWER. We all know that the… 

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Slow Cooker Squash & Ground Beef Curry {paleo & AIP}

Slow Cooker Squash & Ground Beef Curry |

Everyone in Richmond is all abuzz about our first big snowstorm!!! We’re expecting anywhere from 6-10 inches, and for Richmond, that’s a huge deal. I know the rest of you are probably more than tired of snow since you’ve seen all the snowstorms that have just barely missed us each time. But since this is only… 

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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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Paleo Creamy Chicken & Cauliflower Rice Soup

Paleo Creamy Chicken and Cauliflower Rice Soup |

I’ve never been one to tolerate cold very well. My beloved college roommate and I lived together for all four years of college, and she could tell you some stories of the times she found me deep in hibernation mode trying to get away from the cold. One of my favorites of our stories together… 

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