Easy Lentil Chili

Until a few weeks ago I had never cooked with lentils before. Now, I’m straight up addicted. Who knew those little guys were so filling? My cousin is the one that introduced me to this chili version and it’s absolutely delicious. I’m normally a big fan of meat in chili, but didn’t even miss it in this one. This makes…
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Butternut Squash Pomegranate Quinoa

We’re going to start 2015 off on the right (healthy) foot, sound good? The butternut squash and fresh pomegranate seeds add a serious antioxidant punch. Fun little fact for you — butternut squash is actually considered a fruit since it has seeds. Who knew? It offers a dose of fiber and even helps prevent against heart disease thanks to its…
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Butternut Squash Pasta

Butternut squash was another one of those items that for some reason or another I had never previously cooked with. When my friend Mallory suggested testing out a new recipe that involved the vegetable I jumped on board. Replacing a creamy, fatty pasta sauce with a fresh veggie option sounded like the perfect healthy (er) meal for a chilly fall…
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Tuesday Eats: Quinoa Veggie “Fried Rice”

When I get back in town after a few days of traveling I always crave something that’s filling, but healthy for dinner. Since typical fried rice isn’t the healthiest option, I tested out a new quinoa version. What’s that? Y’all didn’t know I was a fan of quinoa? 😉 This recipe was so.freaking.good . It’s packed with veggies and a drizzle of…
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Tuesday Eats: Lemon Garlic Grilled Artichokes

Grilled artichokes are one of those appetizers that I love when I see them on the menu, but rarely make at home. Most of the really tasty ones are paired with creamy, fatty dips and I try to avoid those when possible. This grilled version doesn’t require a dip for tasty results and instead relies on fresh squeezed lemon and…
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