Ginger Sesame Carrots and Parsnips

Here’s a beautiful side dish for your spring holiday table. It’s vegan, Kosher and oh so good. Spring gives us tender and sweet baby carrots in a variety of colors. Pair them with parsnips and give them a fresh boost with ginger and sesame. I’m roasting them, along with other items for a festive dinner….

Smashed Red Potatoes

We all like comfort food in the winter months. Once you make these smashed red potatoes, you’ll be making them once a week. Crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. They are easy and very versatile, and great leftover. Well, you may not have leftovers they are that good. Experiment with different seasonings…

Thai Noodle Salad

I had an Asian Noodle Salad at the tail end of summer and it was delicious. I’ve been thinking of reproducing something similar since then.  I would have liked more spice. So being inspired by the flavors in the version I ate, I searching my pantry and spices.  I kept coming back to wanting a…

Blood Orange and Fennel Salad

I saw blood oranges on sale today which means winter citrus is in their prime. Winter citrus makes life so sweet in the Midwest and other Northern states during the dreary and sunless days. I’m featuring my Blood Orange and Fennel Salad. This dish has everything to make you feel sunny and bright on a cold…

Roasted Acorn Squash & Red Kale Salad

What a show stopping salad. I have been roasting vegetables all fall and now that we are officially into winter, the roasting continues. Acorn squash looks so pretty when it’s cut this way and you can even eat the peel. I use a simple method of just dusting the pieces with a little coconut sugar…

Roasted Broccolini & Brussels Sprouts

Yes, I am roasting vegetables again! This is a quick recipe since I already showed you how to roast broccoli and brussels sprouts. Remember the basic method? It’s listed below.   Just trim and add two bunches of broccolini. That was easy, make this and let me know how you like it. Roasted Brussels Sprouts…