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Fall Roasted Root Vegetable Pasta with Kale Pesto {Recipe}

Roasted root vegetable pasta with kale pesto is a hearty and nutritious one-bowl meal. A perfect way to celebrate the flavors of the fall season. If you love roasted root vegetables raise your hand. My hand is raised, is yours?! I know it is because who doesn’t love roasted root vegetables! In fact I love root vegetables in a variety of ways, but it should come as no surprise that roasting is my favorite. After all, roasting brings out the sweetness in everything and I have one heck of a sweet to… read more »

Mayo-Free Tuna Hummus Sandwich {Recipe ReDux}

The classic tuna sandwich gets an upgrade with this mayo-free tuna hummus salad sandwich, perfect for the kids’ lunchbox or anyone’s mid-day meal! I received free samples of Sabra Spreads mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. Tuna salad and sandwiches have been a staple of my diet since I was a child, and they now make a regular appearance… read more »

Healthier Pumpkin Pancakes {Recipe}

This fall, wake up to a stack of these healthier pumpkin pancakes made with whole grains, aromatic spices, honey, and 100% pure pumpkin puree.  What would autumn be without all things pumpkin?! Now that fall is officially here, it’s time to start cooking and baking with all the winter squash I can get my hands on. Hopefully there won’t be any shortages of canned pumpkin this year because I definitely want to get my fill of this beta-carotene-rich veggie! I actually posted these Healthi… read more »

Late Summer Vegetable Soup {Recipe}

Use the last of summer’s bounty of zucchini, tomatoes, and corn  to make this hearty vegetable soup brimming with flavor and nutrition.  I was compensated for writing the original article, “Summer Squash,” and developing the recipe found in the September 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my own. “It ain’t over, till it’s over.” – Yogi Berra Although… read more »

Peaches and Cream Overnight Oats {Recipe}

Maple-roasted peaches top creamy kefir-soaked overnight oats in this easy make-ahead breakfast perfect for rushed mornings and back-to-school.  This post is sponsored by The Quaker Oats CompanyI was compensated for my time and received some of the ingredients included in this recipe. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I have something to confess that you probably will not believe. I mean, I’m a foodie and I try to stay pretty current on food trends, so this is really a sh… read more »