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Quinoa Salad Topper

Quinoa Salad Topper

A few weeks back my neighbor brought me over some “quinoa salad topper” as she called it and I do not even understand my pregnant self when I tell you I not only ate it, but have since remade it 3 times in the last […]

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Roasting season is upon us, and it’s my absolute favorite! Rosemary Roasted Fingerling Potatoes are going to be on repeat this fall. YOU WILL NEED:** **All of this is so flexible. These are rough measurements and this recipe is easily stretched for a crowd. 2 […]

Simple Vegetable Soup

Simple Vegetable Soup

Hello Friends! Did you know that today is World Food Day? This day is set aside to promote awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger. Something I love about this year specifically is the call for action to make healthy and sustainable diets […]

How I make the Trader Joe’s Harvest Grains Blend

How I make the Trader Joe’s Harvest Grains Blend

I thought I would do a quick how-to for what I believe is the yummiest way to enjoy the Trader Joe’s Harvest grain blend. Mind you, there are a million things you could add in: parm, carmelized onion, goat cheese, feta, mushrooms, pine nuts, the […]

Sweet potato chips 101

Sweet potato chips 101

SWEET POTATO CHIPS 101 Someone asked me recently how to get thin sweet potato chips. My response: “Patience. And a sharp knife” ? But really! There is more than one way but here’s how I do mine. **If you can, pick longer skinny sweet potatoes. […]

Simple Butternut Squash Soup

Simple Butternut Squash Soup

Happy Monday, friends. Soup season is upon us. Well, honestly, it’s a few months away here in Charleston because it’s hot as blue blazes but it is storm season. And storms call for soup too! I made this recently and it was so delicious I […]

GINGER-TURMERIC QUINOA

GINGER-TURMERIC QUINOA

Adding turmeric to quinoa is a wonderful way to give a little color to an otherwise bland looking grain. Even if you don’t love the taste, you could add 1/8 tsp and still get some pretty color. Also, you could absolutely bump the ginger and […]

The Daily Green

The Daily Green

Hello all! Here is by far one of the most popular, repeated, and delicious recipes on Naptime Kitchen. This smoothie was 100% inspired by my mom. She gave me the original recipe and method! Really, I think it’s more the METHOD than anything that makes […]

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

ROASTED SWEET POTATOES I usually roast at least 3 at a time. If you are gonna go to all the work to do that chopping, make as well make a lot! They reheat like a dream in the oven. 1. Preheat oven to 400*(see note […]

Coconut Lime Brown Rice (in the rice steamer)

Coconut Lime Brown Rice (in the rice steamer)

Wanted to shoot you a quick recipe for the coconut lime brown rice I have been doing in my rice steamer. Gotta tell you, I used to just do water, but after adding 1 can of coconut milk, I don’t know if I will ever […]