This post contains affiliate links Sticking with a strict diet through the holidays sounds like no fun to me. But sometimes it's necessary. As someone who has struggled with multiple food allergies, and tried to continue healing diets through the holiday season, I know how difficult it can be. Sometimes you just want to indulge, ya […]
Born and raised in Australia, I never expected to live in California. Especially not for a long period of time. But now, I've been here for almost seven years! One of my favorite parts of living in California is the abundance of fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, as well as dairy, nuts, and meats. Having […]
Ever buy a bunch of avocados, only to have them ripen all at once and end up going bad before you could eat them? This happened to me multiple times and was quite infuriating since avocados are on the more expensive side! Even though I've wasted a whole lot of avocados over the years, I […]
As we strive to increase our intake of vegetables during the vegetable eating challenge (and beyond), it becomes necessary to plan out meals and side dishes in a little more detail. No more adding a token amount of warmed up frozen veggies to our plates as an after thought. No! We are intentionally making vegetables a part […]
Roasting is one of my favorite ways to prepare vegetables! It’s perfectly simple, requiring little more than chopping, tossing in oil, and placing in a hot oven. During roasting, vegetables become lovely and crisp on the outside, tender and soft on the inside. Roasted vegetables are a wonderful accompaniment to any fall or winter meal. […]
Have you ever roasted tomatoes? They are SO good! Roasting brings out the sweetness of tomatoes, making them incredibly delicious (even though they don't look very pretty). Roasting tomatoes is very easy, and once they are roasted, the tomatoes can be used for a variety of dishes: add to soups add to pasta sauce (or […]
If you have ever wondered how to use the different varieties of winter squash, you may want to rad my post over at Keeper of the Home. It's full of ideas for using different varieties such as: acorn squash, butternut squash and Hubbard squash. Yum! Read the post here.