Roasted Radish with Almond Salsa Verde

Recipe Adapted From & Photo Credit: Food 52 People always ask me what I bring to the party or what do I serve in my home when entertaining guests.  The assumption is that I must be serving up healthy, plant based foods and that would be correct. But, there is always a bit of compromise […]

Food Recipes

Gluten-Free Zucchini Cornbread Stuffing

My family’s favorite dish for Turkey day?  The stuffing!  So much so that I received emergency texts from my kiddos to ensure that I wouldn’t mess with tradition when it came to the stuffing this year.  This recipe is the perfect compromise of traditional flavors, fresh herbs, butter, and cornbread (yum!).  All I wanted to […]

Food Recipes

Carrot, Parsnip, Cauliflower and Potato Mash

Is there anything better than creamy, salty, buttery mashed potatoes?  If there is, I think I found it…a potato mash version with the addition of carrot, parsnip, and cauliflower.  Trust me when I tell you that these are absolutely delicious.  If you enjoy cauliflower mash, imagine stepping up that concept with sweet carrots and savory […]


Figs with Macadamia Cheese

Can we talk about holiday party food for a minute?  Are cocktail weiners, cheese balls, and taco dip getting a little old?  Okay, these will probably never go out of style or stop tempting us, but let me encourage you to take your holiday noshing up a notch! Branch out, impress and wow with a […]

Recipes Snacks

One Dish Roasted Chicken with Tomatoes, Olives, and Asparagus

From fried to roasted, my family can’t get enough of chicken.  My challenge is in making a chicken dish meet my plant based food philosophy.  If your moral compass approves chicken consumption, I always ask that you consume responsibly raised, organic, and free range chicken.  Once you have that covered,  the only thing left to […]

Dinner Food Recipes

Digestion Boost Smoothie

Adapted from @ The Healthy Chef This delicious smoothie is a prebiotic powerhouse that will keep your good gut bacteria smiling. This nourishing smoothie helps cleanse my digestive system and just makes me feel awesome! What’s great about it: Kiwi fruit contains an enzyme called actinidain that helps aid digestion and absorption of nutrients. Kiwi […]

Juices / Smoothies Recipes

Amber’s Lazy Day Turkey Chili

Everytime I taste someone’s chili, I find myself saying that this is “The Best Chili Ever”.  I know everyone has a different way of perfecting this Tex-Mex rich and spicy bowl of goodness, but I think that my assistant has come close to perfection. What’s so funny is that she calls it, “her lazy day […]

Recipes Soups Uncategorized

Peanut Butter Cookie Oatmeal

While breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, does anyone else find it to be the most difficult meal of the day?  If I’m not running late, having a wardrobe crisis, or sending a kid out the door maybe breakfast would be a breeze, but that’s not the case for me.  I […]

Breakfast Recipes

Walnut and Pumpkin Butter

This is a butter without the dairy, made with heart healthy walnuts, pumpkin (of course!), and my favorite fall spices. This spread is perfect for my Pumpkin, Black Pepper, and Turmeric Bread.  Pair with banana or apple for a fruit dip after school snack or add a scoop over pancakes (or even add a dollop […]


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