Salted Chocolate Tart with Roasted Chestnut Crust

Silky smooth dark chocolate is poured into a crust made with roasted chestnuts, topped flaky sea salt is a great alternative to pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving.

If you’re looking for something different for dessert on turkey day, then Salted Chocolate Tart with Roasted Chestnut Crust is for you! Silky smooth creamy dark chocolate is poured into a flavorful crust made from roasted chestnuts before being specked with flaked sea salt. Growing up, a neighbor of ours had a chestnut tree inRead more

Caramel Apple Sangria

Easy to make, Caramel Apple Sangria is a great make ahead beverage for your Thanksgiving meal.

Thanksgiving is just a week away. I’m sure by now you know if you’re having apple or pumpkin pie and you even have your turkey purchased, but what about something to delicious to drink? Caramel Apple Sangria is a make head drink that you don’t have to worry about slaving over. It takes less thanRead more

Creamy Carrot Soup with Roasted Vegetables

Healthy and completely vegan, Creamy Carrot Soup with Roasted Vegetables is comfort food you don't need to feel guilty about!

Winter is coming! Oh wait, wrong writing, but winter really is coming, at least here in the North East. The weather has taken a turn and we are finally feeling the cooler weather of the season. That means hearty braises and comforting soups start to find their way on my family table. Creamy carrot soup with roastedRead more

Roasted Vegetable Stock

Making your own Roasted Vegetable Stock is a quick and easy way to infuse flavor into your favorite soup recipes and is completely vegan!

This roasted vegetable stock has such a depth of flavor that you will never know it was made with just vegetables. It has the dark color of a good chicken stock with a taste that lends itself to your favorite soups, stews, and hell, even gravy! Dried mushrooms, slicing the vegetables thinly and roasting themRead more

Homemade Apple Fritters

A favorite fall treat, warm apple fritters with hints of cinnamon and nutmeg can be enjoyed any time of year in the comfort of home.

I live right in the middle of apple country where cider mills abound and warm fresh apple fritters are plentiful, but only for a short time. I’ve been trying to make the perfect apple fritter for years. Most recipes use a batter that apple slices are dipped into before being fried and while technically yes,Read more

Crock-Pot Jalapeno Lime Chicken Taco Bowls

Crock-pot Jalapeno Lime Chicken taco bowls takes boring chicken breasts and creates your family's new favorite taco Tuesday meal. You can even eat the bowl!

It’s Taco Tuesday!!!! My kids are shouting it from the kitchen table. It is their second favorite night of the week, topped only by pizza night. Ground beef tacos can become a bit monotonous, especially eating them week after week that’s where these crock-pot jalapeno lime chicken taco bowls come into play.  I love myRead more

Black Bean Butternut Squash Enchiladas

Black bean and butternut squash enchiladas are a lighter, healthier vegetarian version of a Mexican restaurant classic the whole family will enjoy!

Get ready to turn on the oven, with fall here, supper just got a whole lot hotter! Black bean butternut squash enchiladas is the perfect dish to chase away chilly evenings. It’s also a vegetarian friendly, healthier option of your go to favorite at the local Mexican restaurant.  Butternut and acorn squash are two ofRead more