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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 […]

Creamy Tomato-Basil Pasta Sauce (in the Vitamix)

Creamy Tomato-Basil Pasta Sauce (in the Vitamix)

Yesterday I defrosted a bag mom gave me that she believed to be spaghetti sauce. We got home from some afternoon fun, threw it in a pot, and discovered it was actually chili. Ha! I truly couldn’t stop laughing and called mom so we could […]

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. […]

ROASTING VEGGIES 101

ROASTING VEGGIES 101

Going to get right to it! Here are some of my top tips and tricks for getting perfectly crispy roasted vegetables: My go-to is EVOO and pink sea salt. Thats it! Just toss the veggies and stick them in the oven at 400. Sometimes 425. […]

Buggie’s Fire Crackers

Buggie’s Fire Crackers

No, my Aunt Buggie didn’t make these up, but every time she brings them anywhere they get DEVOURED. YOU WILL NEED:1/2 cup canola oil1 (1-oz) package Ranch dressing mix3-5 tsp red pepper flakes1 (13.7oz) box Cheez-Its TO MAKE:Preheat oven to 250 In a large bowl, […]

Meredith’s Tortellini Salad

Meredith’s Tortellini Salad

Happy happy weekend, friends! I wanted to get you the recipe for that tortellini salad my sister-in-law @meredithfreeman1 made for me in case you need some inspiration for the week ahead. It’s delicious room temperature or cold and I feel like you could make endless substitutions to […]

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 […]

Summertime Corn (and so many other things) Salad – Peach Edition!

Summertime Corn (and so many other things) Salad – Peach Edition!

Confession: the hardest part about the last 20 minutes of church for me is that I start to dream about what I am going to whip up for lunch. I even write it down in my notes. I whipped up a new rendition of the Black […]