Healthy pumpkin soup with roasted garlic is so indulgent and creamy it is hard to believe it is vegan. This is a perfect easy recipe to stay cozy throughout fall and winter.

Pumpkin Soup with Roasted Garlic

Healthy pumpkin soup with roasted garlic is so indulgent and creamy it is hard to believe this is vegan. This is a perfect easy recipe to stay cozy throughout fall and winter. Given a choice, I have always preferred creamy to a broth based soups. The rich flavor and luscious texture of a creamy soup ranks very high on my…

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Slow cooker Oat Risotto with sausage and butternut squash

Slow Cooker Oat Risotto with Butternut Squash

I could have never guessed a bedtime confession would lead to a recipe for savory oat risotto but, the world is full of inspiration, and you’ve got to take it whenever and wherever it arrives. Recipe Highlights: Versatile & easy, works for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Slow cooker oat risotto, a savory twist on steel cut oats, perfect for…

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How to Roast Buttercup Squash

Simply Roasted Buttercup Squash

I went into the way-back machine to grab this oldie-but-goody post from 2011. I am still a huge fan of buttercup squash. Give this delightful squash a try ASAP! I like to call of myself an adventurous eater but, I am embarrassed to say, I have not ventured very far into the colorful world of squash. Throughout the upcoming chilly months,…

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Don’t Toss that Turkey! More than 20 recipes using Thanksgiving leftovers

I love leftovers! I love reheating them in their original incarnation. I love reconfiguring them into new dishes. I also love packing them up to be frozen and enjoyed a few months down the road. Leftovers make life easy and delicious.  So, imagine my shock when I heard the following statistic last weekend on Northwest Cable New: Americans will throw away…

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stuffed zucchini boats

Stuffed Zucchini Boats with Sausage, Tomatoes, and Cheese

Zucchinis are here! But what to do with them? You could bake them into a bread like this one made by the always charming Kernels and Seeds. I often cube and sauté them to mix with pasta like in this Linguini with Clams recipe. If you just want something even more light and simple, for those giant zucchinis that some…

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