Seasonal Eating

Tomato White Bean Soup with Kale Pesto {Recipe}

Warm up this fall and winter with a bowl of tomato white bean soup topped off with a dollop of kale pesto. Serve with a hunk of crusty bread for dipping. Even though I grew up and still live in the northeast, I’m not the biggest fan of cold weather. The only thing I like about the cold? It coincides with soup season! I could (and do) eat soup all year long – even on the hottest days of summer, but there’s really nothing I love more on a cold day than to warm up with a bowl of hot soup. I love every… read more »

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 »

Baked Apple French Toast {Recipe}

Enjoy the fruits of your apple-picking labor with this Baked Apple French Toast – a delicious weekend breakfast the whole family will enjoy! I was compensated for writing the original article, “Apples,” and developing the recipe found in the October 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. I’ve been so excited to share this Baked Apple French Toast recipe with all of you since I… 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 »