Cooking for a Cause

Cooking for a Cause

Last week, I participated in a fundraiser for our local soup kitchen. My role was to  plan and cook a meal for 35 people. The catch here is that the recipes needed to simulate meals that the soup kitchen could then take and use to serve to their...
Turkey Taco Salad With Cauliflower Rice

Turkey Taco Salad With Cauliflower Rice

This recipe turns tacos upside down! Inspired by some rejuvenating girl time, the combination was a spontaneous stroke of genius. Don’t you just love how everything is better when you do it with a friend? Which by the way, has motivated me to finally start acting on...
Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

Early this morning, I took some grass fed ground beef out of the freezer to defrost. I wasn’t really sure what I would make with it, but figured at the very least burgers would work for dinner. Then after a full day, all of the sudden it was 5:45 pm. My husband was...
Kabocha Squash Soup

Kabocha Squash Soup

Kabocha is an Asian variety of winter squash often referred to as the Japanese pumpkin. Several years ago, when I first saw it at the farmer’s market, my curiosity convinced me to buy the unusual squash even though I knew nothing about it. It’s dark green exterior and...
Roasted Cod with Tomato Basil Sauce

Roasted Cod with Tomato Basil Sauce

End of summer is bitter sweet. Tomatoes are sort of like the icing on the cake. As they ripen and pump on the vine, it’s time for some juicy transitions. Happy transitions, like back to school, back to routine and back to you.  There are so many creative ways to use...