9 tips for eating sanely during the holidays

I'm a little embarrassed to admit this, ... but Thanksgiving dinner got the better of me this year. My husband and I had for the first time in our lives decided to travel and celebrate with out-of-town relatives. It was exciting for me, especially. It's only the fourth year having "in-laws" for me, and over a [...]

Recipe: Apple Pumpkin Muffins

I am not usually into baking. But I married a sweets lover, so I decided to surprise my husband with this little treat when he came home from work this weekend. Since it's officially fall, my inner tastebud clock was jonesing for something pumpkin flavored. And ta-da! A completely fall-themed muffin recipe for you to try. [...]

Vegetarian Chili

Fall is officially here! Cold weather is coming and so are the holidays. In our family, there is nothing more heart (and tummy!) warming than having a pot of chili on the stove that everyone can pick from throughout the day when hanging out for a visit. This was one of my recent creations, and [...]

Recipe: Tomato & squash medley with noodles

Tomato & Squash Medley with Noodles SERVES 2 INGREDIENTS 1/2 of a yellow onion 1 tbsp mined garlic 1 tsp turmeric 1 tbsp Italian seasoning Water 2 carrots, chopped 1 cup stewed tomatoes 3-5 button mushrooms, sliced Half cup chopped Yellow squash Half cup chopped zucchini 1 package of noodles Peanuts (optional) Shrimp (optional) PREPARATION [...]

Hold the Salt: Healthy flavoring alternatives

If you have high blood pressure, or have it in your family, or are just trying to reduce the amount of sodium in your diet, I have great news for you - your food doesn't have to be "tasteless!" Try these great alternatives to the salt shaker, and enjoy! https://www.instagram.com/p/BJsntzHBztK/?taken-by=lindseys_platefulofsoul   Did you like this [...]