Healing Food Series: Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes are a starchy, sweet-tasting root vegetable, and one of my most favorite foods. There are so many different things you can make using them, which is why I keep a few in my pantry at all times. Sweet potatoes can be found in your local markets year-round, however they are in season in [...]

By | 2018-11-05T15:46:57+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Food|2 Comments

Maple-Walnut Apple Crisp

Last Sunday after getting home from a rainy and chilly weekend in the mountains, and of course stopping by my favorite apple stand, I was craving something sweet, warm and comforting. That's exactly how this Maple-Walnut Apple Crisp came about.With all the sweets that typically surround us this time of year it's nice to find [...]

By | 2018-06-01T09:37:36+00:00 November 10th, 2015|Dairy & Soy Free Desserts, Desserts|2 Comments

The Casual Veggie Cookbook- Meet ‘n Greet Party

Summer is my favorite season for fresh fruits but Fall is my favorite for buying fresh vegetables. I always get carried away when visiting the farmers markets during these seasons as I want to buy it all. I love the variety of winter squashes that are harvested in the fall with Acorn, Butternut and Spaghetti [...]

By | 2018-06-01T09:37:37+00:00 October 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|38 Comments

Peanut Butter Apple Baked Oatmeal

This past weekend we drove about 45 minutes outside of Charlotte to Carrigan Farms to pick apples. We didn't let the rain stop us from the fun and as soon as Scottie saw the open field she was off in search for the perfect ones. Red and Golden delicious apples were available for picking. Since [...]

By | 2018-06-01T09:37:38+00:00 September 29th, 2015|Breakfast, Dairy & Soy Free Breakfast, Family/Friends|7 Comments

Pumpkin Spiced Buttermilk Biscuits

Today is officially Fall  so I'm celebrating with my first pumpkin recipe of the season. I'm not usually one to rush summer away but for whatever reason this year I was more than ready for the seasons to change. I had a pumpkin hanging on my door the day after labor day because even though [...]

By | 2018-06-01T09:37:38+00:00 September 23rd, 2015|breads/muffins|7 Comments