Creamy Gigli with Baby Kale, leeks, corn & English peas

Creamy Spring Pasta with Leeks & Sweet Baby Kale

Today is the first day of Spring and I am so excited to see the mini crocuses in bloom and daffodils sprouting!   And just like the changing rhythms of the seasons, I love embracing the new seasonal eats coming our way. However, just because spring has sprung does not mean […]

Instant Pot Vietnamese Chicken Pho

Instant Pot Chicken Pho

When we are fully settled into the Winter months, it seems I always have at least one soup on tap for the week.  Soups are so cozy and good for the soul on these cold, cold days.  And it really has been a frigid start to the new year here […]

cottage cheese pancakes

Oma’s Cottage Cheese Stuffed Pancakes

It’s kind of special when you have a family recipe that is just sort of word of mouth and never really gets captured until some Grandchild like myself wants to give it a go, right?  As is the case with my Oma’s hüttenkäse pfannkuchen recipe that I have always loved. […]

Creamy Parsnip Soup

Comforting Parsnip Soup

Dig into the holiday season and cozy up with a bowl of this ever so delicious and comforting parsnip soup.  December is such a crazy time with all the various events going on for the holidays that having some quick go-to recipes or things to make ahead of time are […]

Roasted Za'atar Spiced Squash Salad

Fall-Inspired Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

Everything about this salad brings about a little Fall inspiration. From the cozy flavors of the roasted butternut squash to the simple, yet complex Za’atar spice. The colors of this salad are just beautiful when assembled and I simply cannot wait to serve this little twist on tradition at Thanksgiving […]

Deconstructed Spring Roll Bowl with a sweet Garlic Lime Sauce

The Deconstructed Spring Roll Bowl

When I am craving a  “healthy meal” sometimes all I want is a fresh bowl of veggies and an awesome sauce.  Well, not only is this a fun bowl of healthy goodness, but beautiful, too!  This recipe is great because you can recreate using any type of protein you’d like: […]

Pumpkin Spice Dip

Spiced Pumpkin Pie Dip

If you are a lover of all things pumpkin spice, then this sweetly spiced pumpkin pie dip is right up your alley.  So light and airy yet incredibly decadent.  Perfectly pairs with our mini triple ginger snap cookies and just about anything you can dip, really!  A great make and […]

Za'atar Chickpea Stuffed Peppers

Za’atar Rice & Chickpea Stuffed Peppers

When you need a simple, easy and healthy weeknight meal, stuffed peppers comes to my mind.  Try this play on the traditional stuffed pepper with the versatile and comforting taste of Za’atar spice in this chickpea and rice mixture.  The Za’atar spice is a middle eastern blend that includes thyme, […]

Cinnamon Apple Chips

Cinnamon Apple Chip Snackers

After a great family trip to Friske’s Apple Farm up in Northern Michigan last weekend, I’m still a bit obsessed with all things apple here.  We had such a a great time wandering the orchard with the kids, drinking hot cider and literally stuffing our faces with deliciously warm donuts! […]