How to eat healthier at your next holiday potluck

Potlucks are a fun and convenient party plan, especially for the host.  Less cooking means more time to relax, let loose and spend time with your guests.  But if you’re making an effort to eat healthier in your day to day life, potlucks–whether you’re hosting or not–can pose a few problems....more

Easy holiday appetizer: Antipasto skewers with salami, olives and mozzarella

If there’s one thing I dig about the holiday season, it’s…wait for it…appetizers! You thought I was going to say gifts, didn’t you? Well I suppose those are pretty great, too. But back to the food!...more

15 minute Thai pumpkin soup

Welcome to day 4 of Thanksgiving Week! Every day this week I’ll be posting a new healthy Thanksgiving recipe to serve as inspiration for your own Turkey Day feast.  That’s 7 recipes in 7 days!  The week will flow just like a menu, from starters and salads to side dishes and mains....more

Healthy Thanksgiving side dish: Parmesan and sage crusted butternut squash

Welcome to day 2 of Thanksgiving Week! Every day this week I’ll be posting a new healthy Thanksgiving recipe to serve as inspiration for your own Turkey Day feast.  That’s 7 recipes in 7 days!  The week will flow just like a menu, from starters and salads to side dishes and mains....more

Healthy holiday appetizer: Smoked salmon platter

Welcome to the first day of Thanksgiving Week!...more

A healthy Thanksgiving: Is it possible to make everyone happy?

Welcome to the first post of Thanksgiving Week 2014!  Every day for the next 7 days I’ll be posting a new Turkey Day recipe that’s easy to make, guaranteed to please your guests and also healthy.  Be sure to stop by for healthy recipe ideas as you plan your Thanksgiving feast....more

12 healthy fall appetizers to try this month

One of the busiest months of the year is now well underway, and those holiday get-together invites are already starting to pile up!...more

Easy pumpkin hummus

As a regular hummus eater–I’m talking twice weekly minimum–it’s a bit odd that this is the first hummus recipe I’ve posted on this blog!  The closest thing was this white bean dip with tomatoes, feta and basil, but it’s not really the same thing....more

Halloween veggies and dip in a bell pepper jack-o-lantern

Whether you’re a naturally crafty person or not, Halloween is the perfect time of year to have a little bit of fun with food.  There’s plenty of candy and other treats to be had, but even healthy snacks like classic veggies and dip can be transformed into a spooky creation at Halloween!...more