Healthier Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallows

Healthier Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallows

I first made this healthier version of sweet potatoes with marshmallows last Thanksgiving, and I adored them. It’s simply two ingredients – sweet potatoes roasted, split open, and topped with marshmallows. Thanksgiving just isn’t complete for us without some form of sweet potato. Alex in…

Slow Cooker Barbacoa

Slow Cooker Barbacoa

My favorite thing to eat when we order at Chipotle is their barbacoa. I love their flavorful shredded beef. I’m thrilled to be able to make it at home, with hardly any work! Never had barbacoa before? You’re missing out, and we can fix that…

Simple Cauliflower Curry

Simple Cauliflower Curry

I love the farm where I get my farm share each week. It’s thanks to them that I’m redoing this cauliflower curry recipe. This is my second year getting having a farm share from B & B Farms, and I still love going and getting…

Mexican Soup

Mexican Soup

I’ve been making some version of this Mexican Soup for almost 15 years now. It’s easy, inexpensive, healthy, and satisfying – and the perfect thing to make from leftovers, too! I call this “Mexican Soup,” but it’s rather inauthentic. It’s loosely based on tortilla soup,…

Steel Cut Oats with Walnuts and Pear

Steel Cut Oats with Walnuts and Pear

Today I’m writing about my favorite new healthy breakfast. I stumbled upon this combination of steel-cut oats, walnuts, and pear by accident, but I honestly can’t get enough of it now. Some days I wake up craving it. I’ve loved steel-cut oats since I first…

Microwave Peanut Brittle

Microwave Peanut Brittle

I first found this recipe for Microwave Peanut Brittle 4 years ago, and quite honestly, it’s fantastic. Alex and I are not peanut brittle lovers, but we sneak bites of this every day until I package it up. I’ve made batches and batches of it…

Homemade Chocolate Marshmallows

Homemade Chocolate Marshmallows

I make 3 or 4 batches of homemade marshmallows each year, and have been doing so for the last 7 or 8 years. I love them. A couple of these batches are always Chocolate or Chocolate Chip Marshmallows. I’ve never been a big marshmallows person…

Alton Brown’s Hot Cocoa Mix

Alton Brown’s Hot Cocoa Mix

I love homemade hot chocolate, made with milk or rich cream, but sometimes it’s cold and you want something a little easier and kid-friendly (and lighter). When I do, I turn to this Hot Cocoa Mix recipe that I adapted from Alton Brown’s. What do…

No-Sugar-Added Slow Cooker Apple Butter

No-Sugar-Added Slow Cooker Apple Butter

One of the foods that I discovered as an adult was apple butter. It’s something I look forward to every fall! I’ve always wanted to make it, but I had a very specific idea in mind on what I wanted. I wanted to make an…

Homemade Marshmallows

Homemade Marshmallows

Homemade marshmallows are one of my favorite things to cook. You take ingredients that aren’t exciting on their own – corn syrup, sugar, gelatin – and turn them into something magical and completely different from what you start with. Plus, they’re really pretty easy. I…