I’ve been on a kick lately with butternut squash recipes, so today I’m sharing my favorite simple butternut squash salad recipe. When it comes to making dinner, sometimes you have to be creative with what you have around your kitchen. When I got several butternut squashes from the nearby farm this season, I made it a mission to cook all of them. Now we’re enjoying butternut squash in many different ways, which is both healthy and festive.[Read more…] about How to Make a Fall Spiced Butternut Squash Salad Recipe
This is an authentic Italian homemade tomato sauce recipe that is over 50 years old! Learn how to make homemade tomato sauce with fresh tomatoes with this step by step tutorial. Freeze your leftovers to enjoy on pizza or pasta for the taste of summer all year long.[Read more…] about How to Make Homemade Tomato Sauce with Fresh Tomatoes my Family’s Recipe
Roasted beets are full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, making them a great healthy pregnancy snack. In the summertime you can find beets at your local store or farm stand. Today I’m sharing how to roast beets in the oven and an easy dressing to go on top for a delicious summer snack. It’s not often you get to eat a food that is dark red or purple, so grab some beets and let’s get started![Read more…] about How to Roast Beets in the Oven | Healthy Pregnancy Snack
Packed with nutrients and delicious to eat, kale has been one of my favorite vegetables for over 10 years now. A few years ago my husband and I got some kale plants for our backyard, and we found ourselves with an abundance of kale flowers. In case this ever happens to you, I decided to write up a recipe to use up those kale flowers. Join me as I show you how to cook kale flowers and I share our sautéed kale florets pasta recipe. It is the perfect healthy and delicious vegetarian dish for those warm summer nights.[Read more…] about How to Cook Kale Flowers + Sautéed Kale Florets Recipe
I am pretty much on quest to eat the best, most pure food during this pregnancy. These delicious protein muffins are both sweet and healthy, making them the perfect pregnancy snack. With chocolate chunks, protein powder, and nutritious toppings, these muffins satisfy that mom-to-be late afternoon craving without feeling guilty.[Read more…] about How to Make Protein Pregnancy Muffins | Healthy Pregnancy Snacks
I love making all things pumpkin in the fall. Pumpkin spice pancakes, pumpkin breakfast pie, pumpkin chili, and more. So this means I use a lot of pumpkin. We buy pumpkins for home decor, but I also buy them for baking and pureeing. In today’s post I will show you how to make pumpkin puree so you can use your pumpkins in all your fall baking.[Read more…] about How to Make Pumpkin Puree – Canned Pumpkin from Scratch
These cupcake-like cheesy sourdough biscuits are dry on the outside and creamy on the inside. Learn how to make cheesy sourdough biscuits for the perfect gut-healthy appetizer or snack that takes a bread roll to the next level.[Read more…] about How to make Cheesy Sourdough Biscuits | Healthy Snack
Learn how to make spaghetti squash so you have a sneaky way to eat more vegetables and less processed grain. It may look complicated, but I can promise you it’s no more difficult than frying an egg (and yes, I still break yolks sometimes too 🙂[Read more…] about Learn how to Make Farm Fresh Spaghetti Squash
I started using the NutriBullet over 5 years ago when I bought it to use as a smoothie maker, juicer, food processor, and blender. Now, don’t tell NutriBullet that I said that, because it’s obviously not supposed to be all of those things! But I really got to know this device over the last 5+ years so I thought I would share its pros and cons with you. Maybe you are trying to decide whether to invest in a blender, smoothie maker, juicer, or food processor. All of these are a decent investment, so this should help you understand exactly what a NutriBullet does and how I use it. I am also sharing one of our favorite cleansing smoothie recipes. This recipe is detoxifying and an anti-inflammatory, and it just tastes great! Enjoy![Read more…] about Cleansing Smoothie Recipe and 5-year NutriBullet Pro Review
We love that crispy, crunchy, tangy taste you get when brussels sprouts are cooked on the cast iron skillet with only lemon and garlic. Here’s how to make crispy brussels sprouts using the stovetop and a simple recipe with one secret step. We make this recipe at least once a week and pair it with a chicken or steak on the side. You can also add bacon or parmesan cheese on top – yum!
In our homestead, we like to have one veggie, one protein, and one grain for dinner every night. Usually we will do a chicken or steak, a stovetop veggie, and sourdough bread or skillet potatoes. Brussels Sprouts are one of our favorite side dishes to pair with chicken or beef. This recipe only has a few ingredients and is simple to make – but there is a simple secret to how to make crispy brussels sprouts. I am posting this recipe alongside a few other bloggers who are sharing delicious Thanksgiving recipe ideas. You can check out their recipes at the bottom of this page.
Many people don’t care for brussels sprouts, but this may be because they haven’t found the right way to cook them. For example, if you microwave frozen brussels sprouts, you may end up with a soggy cabbage-like side dish that doesn’t smell too great. And we don’t want that![Read more…] about How to Make Crispy Brussels Sprouts