10 Best Foods to Donate To a Food Drive

10 Best Foods to Donate To a Food Drive

The holiday season is full of opportunities to give to those who can’t afford to put nourishing meals on their family’s table. And we desperately need to take advantage of these opportunities. Though hunger may sound like a problem of the past – since obesity is often the more visible and talked-about issue – this is far from the…Continue Reading

Healthy Cream of Mushroom Soup

Healthy Cream of Mushroom Soup

In between all these cookies, cocktails, mashed potatoes and eggnog, we’re going to need some soup. Not only is soup a great way to gobble down loads of low-calorie veggies, it’s also satisfying (thanks to the volume) and warming during chilly winter months. And of course it’s a perfect make-ahead meal for those times you want something warm but…Continue Reading

Almond Butter and Jelly Muffins

Almond Butter and Jelly Muffins

I’ve been on an almond butter kick lately. On toast, in smoothies & cookies, and of course straight from the jar But these almond butter & jelly muffins take the cake. What rules about these muffins is they taste so almondy. They’re healthy enough to eat for breakfast, yet delicious enough to eat for dessert. And if you’ve…Continue Reading

3 Holiday Side Dishes You Can Make Last Minute

3 Holiday Side Dishes You Can Make Last Minute

You still have a few hours to finalize your Thanksgiving menu, but you’ve gotta work fast. Below are a few of my favorite side dishes that you can plan and make in a flash. No complicated steps or cooking skills required! Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Dried Cherries and Pistachios If you don’t love Brussels Sprouts, you…Continue Reading

Baby Kale Salad with Cranberry Sauce Vinaigrette

Baby Kale Salad with Cranberry Sauce Vinaigrette

No matter how many cranberry lovers you have around your Thanksgiving table, there’s bound to be some leftover sauce. And you can only eat so many turkey + cranberry sandwiches before you’re ready for something light and fresh, right? I’ve got good news. With just a few simple ingredients, you can transform your remaining cranberry sauce into…Continue Reading

Easy Fall Vegetable Chili

Easy Fall Vegetable Chili

Nothing satisfies quite like a big bowl of chili when it’s chilly (sorry). This vegetarian version is quick, healthy and adaptable so you can incorporate whatever veggies you have on hand. My family loves the smoky and sweet flavors (thanks to chipotle peppers, butternut squash and sweet potato) that make this chili just a little different from…Continue Reading