Recipes

Champagne and Asparagus Farrotto with Crispy Prosciutto

This recipe is inspired by Giada’s Champagne Risotto. I decided to change it up a bit and use whole grain farro - now you have Farrotto! I love switching out whole grains instead of arborio rice in my risotto recipes. If you haven’t tried it before, brown rice works...

Poinsettia Cocktail

This poinsettia cocktail is one of our favorites for the holiday season. It is made with just three simple ingredients and its lower in sugar than your typical cocktail because it is made with unsweetened cranberry juice. It's so light and refreshing! For a festive...

Vegan Pasta Alfredo

Vegan Pasta Alfredo

Everyone loves fettuccine alfredo! It's rich, creamy and delicious. We love fettuccine alfredo as much as the next person but wanted to take a stab at lightening up this classic comfort dish. To do this, we used a cashew-based sauce that mimics the creamy texture of...

Old-Fashioned Chicken Chili

Old-Fashioned Chicken Chili

This old-fashioned chicken chili recipe is hearty and delicious but also full of veggies! During the fall and winter, we love this soup for it's immune boosting properties. It includes red bell peppers which are an excellent source of immune-boosting vitamin C....

Slow Cooker Chicken Curry

Slow Cooker Chicken Curry

Using your slow cooker during a busy week is always a good idea. The prep for this chicken curry is as simple as combining the chicken and spices in your crockpot or slow cooker. Curry powder contains cucumin, a natural anti-inflammatory compound. Research shows that...

Roasted Autumn Salad with Horseradish Vinaigrette

Roasted Autumn Salad with Horseradish Vinaigrette

Eating veggies is more fun when they're roasted to add a rich flavor and delicious crispness! This salad is loaded with fall flavor. Eating seasonal fruits and vegetables is a great way to ensure you are eating produce when they taste their best and are higher in...

Vegetable Flatbread Pizza

Vegetable Flatbread Pizza

These veggie-packed flatbread pizzas make for a quick & easy lunch or dinner option. They also make for a great appetizer! Unlike your traditional pizza, these pizzas are packed with fiber from your veggies and whole grain goodness from your pita. Include whatever...

Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot Ginger Soup

We seem to always have extra carrots on hand and this carrot ginger soup is the perfect way to use them up! In addition to being full of fall flavor, this soup is also packed with nutrients. Carrots contain vitamin A, an antioxidant that supports healthy vision. Even...

Crockpot Apple Butter

Crockpot Apple Butter

This is one of my all time favorite ways to use up leftover apples during the fall and winter! I like to spread this apple butter on toast, muffins and sandwiches. I also love swirling it into yogurt at breakfast and adding it to a cheese board when entertaining. The...