5 Quick Dinners for Busy Weeknights

quick dinner ideas

In an ideal world, I’d have a stocked fridge and a myriad of prepped dinner ingredients available every night. But more often than not, I haven’t planned ahead as much as I would have liked to come dinner time. Thus I frequently need to make something quickly from whatever we have on-hand. Here are a few of the meals […]

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

pumpkin pie shake

Whenever the seasons change, I get (overly) excited to create new recipes with a new group of ingredients and flavors. (As you may have noticed, given the Fall Fruit Madness that’s been occurring here on the blog over the last few weeks). But I just can’t help myself. There are just too many delicious things you can do with pumpkin, squash, […]

Homemade Instant Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

homemade instant oatmeal

I don’t really like oatmeal. But I do love the way it makes me feel: warm, satisfied, and full until lunchtime. So to motivate myself to eat oatmeal more often, I’m constantly playing around with flavors and toppings that make it a little tastier and more exciting. Some winning combinations so far: Bananas + peanut butter + vanilla […]

Tropical Spinach Smoothie

tropical smoothie

This post is sponsored by Earthbound Farm. Smoothies are my absolute favorite. Even when it’s freezing cold outside, I’m always game to bundle up from head-to-toe in order to enjoy a thick, frosty mug of whatever smoothie I’m most into at the moment. Usually, I’m a dairy girl – the type who never tires of […]

How To Make the Perfect Roasted Vegetables

roasting vegetables

There’s no tastier way to prepare vegetables than by roasting them, in my opinion. Roasting brings out the sweetness of veggies and makes them perfectly crisp and caramelized. Now that the weather is cooling off and I can finally turn on my oven again, I’m excited to get back to roasting! Here are my tips for achieving the perfect roast. […]

Pumpkin Ricotta Pancakes

pumpkin pancakes

Nearly every Saturday morning, Lucy and I walk sleepily into the kitchen to make a batch of pancakes. In the spring and summer, we add fresh berries and peaches. In the winter, bananas and pears. But in the fall, it’s always pumpkin. We usually make our pumpkin pancakes with Greek yogurt or buttermilk, but last weekend we added fresh […]

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