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Thanksgiving is right around the corner and with the beautiful squashes in season I wanted to share one of my favorite recipes with you. I make this Ginger Butternut Squash Soup throughout the year because I love it that much. Super creamy and delicious, and so good for the digestive system, I look forward to…(Read More)

Happy Halloween! Here’s a treat for you to enjoy totally guilt-free. This Dark Chocolate Ginger Spice Bark is one of the fastest desserts or snacks you can whip out. I went with ginger spice to honor the flavors of the season. Plus, I love ginger spice with dark chocolate. If it’s not…(Read More)

I couldn’t let this month go by without dedicating a post to breast cancer awareness month. With 1 in 8 women receiving this diagnosis, most of us likely know someone experiencing this illness first hand. I’ve watched my Mom fight it twice, and more brave friends and family than I could ever count…(Read More)

There are so many things to love about October…the weather, the trees, the colors. October also makes me think of Halloween, and, if I’m being honest, what I love most about Halloween is chocolate. In honor of the deep love of chocolate I have harbored since I was a kid, I’m sharing…(Read More)

Some of my favorite things about the Fall are the spices that flavor the season. Rich and deep, they warm me from the inside out. Using these spices in these Chai Spice Cakes – or any baked treat – says October has arrived! These scrumptious Chai Spice Cakes pair great with your favorite hot coffee…(Read More)

If you’re over-run with fresh tomatoes, you have to try my family’s Italian Fresh Tomato Basil Dressing. Every year when my dad’s garden overflows with ripe juicy tomatoes, I look forward to eating this one up. It’s super easy to make, packs a ton of flavor, and you can literally…(Read More)

Yum, it’s tomato season! I’m putting them in everything, which is what inspired this crazy delicious California Quinoa. Fast, easy, and flavorful with fresh herbs and avocado, be sure to use a zippy, high quality red wine vinegar for your marinade. Let’s talk more about that… Is All Red Wine Vinegar the…(Read More)

We have a few more weeks of summer left…still time to grill! With Labor Day around the corner and basil blooming in season, this Grilled Basil Lemon Salmon will rock your dinner for sure. Fast, easy, and so delicious, it’s one of my go-to recipes on any protein, from chicken, to turkey…(Read More)

There’s something so comforting about an oatmeal cookie. Soft, chewy, these Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies feel and taste like Grandmom’s kitchen. One of his total faves, my husband calls these breakfast cookies, and are a staple in our house. Packed with oats, nut butter, nuts, and applesauce, I’m ok with that…(Read More)

What to do with all those beautiful cherries? They’ve been on sale for weeks now and hopefully you have been enjoying them as much as me! If you went a little overboard, and have some extra sitting in the fridge, fear not. This Cherry Vanilla Applesauce takes about 30 minutes to make and eats…(Read More)