Sweet and Spicy Carrot Bisque

September 11, 2016
Carrot Soup 2

I love soups that have layers of complex flavors. Where, in every bite, you taste multiple ingredients with bursts of sweetness and spice. And while this soup is probably more of a fall soup, I had a ton of leftover carrots in my fridge and I needed to use them up! This recipe was the […]

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Spicy Tomato, White Bean and Vegetable Stew

September 24, 2015
Spicy tomato and white bean stew

Now that fall is here, soups are back on the menu! This is one of our family’s favorite soups: it’s hearty, spicy, healthy, satisfying, and has great texture: crunchy (from the veggies) and creamy (from the white beans and parmesan). It’s just all-around feel good food. I made this soup for the first time years ago, […]

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Spicy Lentil and Swiss Chard Soup

September 15, 2014

One-pot meals are definitely on my list of must-haves these days. It’s the easiest and fastest way to get a balanced meal for dinner without a ton of prep work or cooking time. This soup totally fits the bill. You just throw everything into a pot, let it simmer for ~20 minutes, whip out your […]

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Asparagus with Pecorino and Goat Cheese Crostini

May 1, 2014
crostini and asparagus

Spring is here 🙂 We’ve been eating lighter meals these days because it is getting so hot outside! I love spring produce: asparagus, artichokes, green peas — they just taste so fresh, which is perfect for the season. These are two delicious and healthy side dishes that could be paired together for a quick and easy […]

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Light and Creamy Tomato Soup

February 4, 2014

These days I’m in the mood for recipes that are super fast to make, but are still light and delicious. Because with a newborn, who has time to spend hours in the kitchen? Enter this easy, creamy, healthy tomato soup, which is my first post-baby recipe to share with all of you! Smoked paprika and […]

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Healthy Super Bowl Party Recipes

January 26, 2014

Hi Everyone! My baby Layla is 2 weeks old today 🙂 I can’t believe how fast time has passed since we came home from the hospital. The husband and I have learned so much in these first two weeks of her life, and I’m sure that will just continue as she gets older! Some little […]

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