Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

Casseroles don’t have to be complicated. In fact, in earlier times, they were mainly a way to put leftovers to use. Stir in a few fresh ingredients, bake and a whole new dinner was made. Today, a glass-dish creation can be a work of art—but it doesn’ ...
Two-Bean Sweet Potato & Chicken Crockpot Chili

Two-Bean Sweet Potato & Chicken Crockpot Chili

Dried beans have so much appeal—they’re inexpensive, store easily and last an exceptionally long time on a pantry shelf. The only drawback is in their prep, as some need to be soaked overnight (a process that not only helps them to cook more evenly a ...
Gluten-Free Baked Herbed Falafel

Gluten-Free Baked Herbed Falafel

Flavors inspired by Middle Eastern cuisine are some of my favorites. Foods like tahini, cumin, lemon and chickpeas crowd my cupboards. And why shouldn’t they, with their multitude of health benefits and bold, scintillating tastes? Chickpeas, in ...
Quinoa Pasta Mac and Cheese

Quinoa Pasta Mac and Cheese

It’s the ultimate comfort food—soft and creamy, warm and cheesy. There isn’t a worry left in your world when your spoon hits the bottom of a bowl of mac and cheese—unless, of course, you normally don’t do dairy or gluten, or you’re watching your weig ...
Simple Gluten-Free Fish Sticks

Simple Gluten-Free Fish Sticks

An accepted staple, frozen fish sticks are loved by adults and children alike. Parents love the convenience, and kids love the crisp and juicy taste. Unfortunately, the packaged standard is often loaded with sodium, fat and calories. Why settle for a ...
Smoky Vegan Bean & Beet Patties

Smoky Vegan Bean & Beet Patties

Smoked paprika has become a highly-anticipated guest star in my culinary creations as of late. I can’t get enough of this vibrant spice and the distinctive flavor it brings to my dishes. It is especially piquant in these Vegan Bean and Beet Pat ...
Slow-Cooker Classic Chili Con Carne

Slow-Cooker Classic Chili Con Carne

So much snow, so little time—to cook. After a day of shoveling, the last thing you want to do is stand at the stove struggling to fix the hot, hearty meal your family expects. Instead, let your slow cooker stand in as chef. While you’re clearing the ...