Thanksgiving

Spiced Quinoa with Roasted Apples & Root Vegetables {Recipe}

This nutritious and delicious spiced quinoa is packed with fall produce, is vegan and gluten-free, and can be made in less than 30 minutes! It’s quinoa week here on Nutritioulicious! Earlier this week, we explored the versatility of quinoa with 40 healthy ways to cook quinoa including innovative breakfast bars, classic grain salads, unique burgers, and enticing desserts. Today, I have one more quinoa dish to add to the list. A few weeks ago, when my produce drawer was filled with apples af… read more »

Creamy Parsnip Pear Soup with Cranberry Coulis {Recipe}

Parsnip pear soup is sweet and savory, creamy without the cream, and a nutritious and delicious addition to a fall or winter meal. Garnish with tart cranberry coulis for a pop of color and festivity. I love soup. I eat soup all year round, even on 90 degree days during the summer. And I’m not just talking about cold soups like gazpacho, though I’m a fan of that too. What I really love is a hot bowl of soup that warms me up from the inside out. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a hearty ve… read more »

Nutritious and Delicious Sweet Potato Recipe Roundup

Used in soups, stews, casseroles, and pies, the sweet and savory sweet potato is a star on the Thanksgiving table. Give one of these nutritious and delicious sweet potato recipes a try!  With Thanksgiving only a week away, Sweet Potato Awareness Month couldn’t come at a better time! Most everyone I know has at least one sweet potato dish on her table next to the turkey, don’t you agree? So in the spirit of Thanksgiving and Sweet Potato Awareness, here is a roundup of some of the most Nutr… read more »

All About Sweet Potatoes

This November, celebrate National Sweet Potato Awareness Month by learning the difference between sweet potatoes and yams, embracing the benefits of sweet potatoes, and indulging in as many sweet potato recipes as you can eat!  This post was written by Nutritioulicious contributor Tiana Yom, MPH, CHES  In addition to National Peanut Butter Lovers Month, November is National Sweet Potato Awareness Month Don’t confuse this celebration with National Sweet Potato Month, which is… read more »

Thanksgiving Recipes and Menu Plan Monday: Week of November 17, 2014

In less than two weeks we’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving, the US cooking holiday of the year for home cooks! (Check out more 2014 Thanksgiving trends from AllRecipes.com.) Whether you’re hosting the turkey day meal or bringing a side dish to a friend’s house, it’s always fun to get some culinary inspiration and try a new dish on the holiday. With so many Thanksgiving recipes available online, how do you choose what to make? A few of my blogging friends have come to… read more »