Cranberry Pecan Banana Bread Muffins

Vacation is a beautiful thing!Cranberry Pecan Banana Bread MuffinsWe’ve been in Vermont for about a week now, relaxing, skiing and eating. But since we are closing in the wedding (and the save the dates have been mailed!) I’m trying to use all this exercise to my diet’s advantage. The only problem? After a day of skiing you are hangry! So that means more smart food choices! (And not going back for seconds and thirds…) This means healthy, hearty breakfasts (so I’m not starving for lunch by 10:30 am) and light and healthy snacks. Fortunately, right before we came up here, Silk sent me their new Soy Yogurt to try out – and I was excited and curious because my forays into soy yogurt in the past had been disappointing.  So how did Silk measure up?…[Continue Reading]

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Butternut Squash Pie with Candied Sage

Butternut Squash Pie with Candied Sage

So  this is one of the recipes that I am MOST proud of –  and it’s one of my favorites! First off, its a baked vegan squash pie. I used butternut – but guess what, you can just as easily use pumpkin. So whether you are vegan, lactose intolerant, don’t want to use eggs – you…[Continue Reading]

Honey Roasted Sriracha Brussel Sprouts & Apples

Honey Roasted Sriracha Brussels Sprouts & Apples

I can’t believe it’s about to be Thanksgiving! I feel like this year I have so much to be grateful for! A great job, exciting things happening with the blog…. getting engaged! It’s been a big year! Ps: I’m also grateful that Brussels Sprouts are back in season because I absolutely love them.  (Seriously. Its…[Continue Reading]

Simple Cider Bourbon Poached Pear Torte


So. You are probably wondering – HEY, what happened to you? Did you stop loving food? Nope. But, I did get the flu. In November. Does this count as my flu shot? I hope so. Because too many things are coming up: Like ski season! And Thanksgiving! I can’t get the flu again later in…[Continue Reading]