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Winter Recipes

Rainbow Winter Quinoa Bowls with Maple Dijon Balsamic Dressing

I’ve partnered with Bob’s Red Mill to share a recipe using quinoa that supports heathy eating goals for 2017. Rainbow Winter Quinoa Bowls with Maple Dijon Balsamic Dressing features lots of delicious winter produce and hearty Organic Tricolor Quinoa for a filling, satisfying meal. I have been eating a lot of different salads for lunch …

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Italian Sausage and Kale Soup

If you’re looking for a creamy, rich and flavorful soup, try this Italian Sausage Kale Soup. It’s a lightened up version of an Olive Garden Classic and crowd favorite, Zuppa Toscana. Creating This Sausage Kale Soup Recipe This Italian Sausage Kale Soup recipe probably looks and sounds pretty familiar. Copycat versions of Olive Garden’s Zuppa Toscana have …

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Butternut Squash Sage Bacon Mac and Cheese

This Bacon and Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese features penne covered in a creamy, rich sauce of pureed butternut squash, parmesan, and sharp white cheddar with bacon and fresh sage. Save this recipe for Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese to Pinterest! Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese Recipe Homemade mac and cheese is one of my favorite winter …

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Blue Cheese Rosemary Mashed Potatoes

Blue Cheese Rosemary Mashed Potatoes are a unique take on classic mashed potatoes. With the addition of gorgonzola cheese and fresh rosemary, you go from yum to YUM!  Click HERE to save this recipe for Blue Cheese Rosemary Mashed Potatoes! Blue Cheese Rosemary Mashed Potatoes Recipe I love the pairing of blue cheese and rosemary …

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Easy Chocolate Gingerbread Cake

This recipe for Chocolate Gingerbread Cake takes the classic flavors of Gingerbread and pairs them with dark cocoa. This cake takes about 10 minutes to throw together and bakes up deliciously. We made it through Thanksgiving! SIGH OF RELIEF! I had my kids home with me this year which was an awesome change from spending …

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Red Wine Pomegranate Cranberry Sauce

Fresh, tart cranberries are cooked and blended with agave, brown sugar, red wine, and pomegranate juice create a deliciously simple and smooth Red Wine Pomegranate Cranberry Sauce for your Thanksgiving feast. Save this recipe for Red Wine Pomegranate Cranberry Sauce to Pinterest! I normally make Cranberry Orange Walnut Relish, which is full of chunky cooked cranberries, …

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Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Roasted Garlic Mashed Cauliflower Potatoes are anything but traditional. They’re ramped up with the flavors of roasted garlic, cauliflower puree, and the smoothness of cream cheese. Click HERE to save this recipe for Roasted Garlic Mashed Cauliflower and Potatoes! Easy Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes Plain old traditional mashed potatoes are awesome. Classics are always well received at …

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic are a fantastic side dish that is full of delicious flavor — caramelized, roasted Brussels sprouts, savory bacon, and tangy balsamic vinegar. Click HERE to save this recipe for Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic to Pinterest! Crispy Brussels Sprouts with Bacon Though they seem to be …

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Italian Sausage Orzo Soup

This Italian Sausage Soup with Orzo is a great clean out the fridge recipe! It’s packed with veggies, Italian sausage, orzo, and more! Italian Sausage Soup with Orzo I think we’ve officially crossed the line into fall here in Colorado. We’ve had plenty of cooler days, changing leaves, and pumpkin patch visits, but just as many warm, …

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How to Cook Spaghetti Squash 3 Ways

Unsure how to cook spaghetti squash? This post breaks down how to bake spaghetti squash, how to microwave spaghetti squash, and how to cook spaghetti squash in a slow cooker. Click HERE to save this tutorial on How to Cook Spaghetti Squash! The Best Ways to Cook Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti squash — what the heck …

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Pumpkin Cornbread Muffins

These Pumpkin Cornbread Muffins offer a fun fall take on the traditional Honey Cornbread Muffin. Infused with real pumpkin puree, brown sugar, and fall spices, these Pumpkin Cornbread Muffins are the perfect contrast to a bowl of savory chili. And leftovers are guaranteed awesome for breakfast. Nothing goes better with a big bowl of Pumpkin Black …

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Pumpkin Black Bean Turkey Chili

Pumpkin and Turkey Black Bean Chili is a great fall chili recipe with tons of flavor. Even better, it’s super easy to make! Creating This Turkey Pumpkin Chili Recipe If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen me talking about plans to make my Beefy Kidney Bean Chili for dinner last night. Well, that didn’t …

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Cinnamon Vanilla Glazed Walnuts

Made with just 8 simple ingredients, these Cinnamon Vanilla Glazed Walnuts are a great easy recipe to add to your holiday treat making list! This post is sponsored by Fisher Nuts. Simple Glazed Walnuts Recipe It’s hard to believe that there are only a few more days left of school before Christmas break! Wednesday night …

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