Slow Cooker Dairy-Free Sweet Potato Casserole

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole

Free up some oven space by trying this simplified version of a Thanksgiving classic – slow cooker sweet potato casserole Set it and forget it! The orange zest adds a lovely freshness that complements beautifully the warm, rich flavors of cinnamon and maple syrup.    The Hungryman will be working on Thanksgiving Day this year, […]

Vegan Miso Green Bean Casserole

Vegan Miso Green Bean Casserole

The beloved thanksgiving side dish, green bean casserole, gets a healthy Asian makeover with this creamy vegan miso sauce made with white miso paste and cashews. Disclosure: This post is sponsored by the Soyfoods Council. While I was compensated for my time, all opinions and thoughts are 100% my own. Being Korean, soy runs in my […]

Vegetarian Cauliflower Cornbread Dressing with Mushrooms_

Vegetarian Cauliflower Cornbread Dressing w/ Mushrooms

The secret ingredient to this vegetarian cornbread dressing, cauliflower, not only boosts the nutrient levels of the dish but allows for use of less stock and/or other liquids. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, my mind is conjuring up all kinds of stuffing recipes to try. I don’t know about your family, but in mine, […]

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Friday Foodie Favorites 11.7.14

Welcome to another edition of Friday Foodie Favorites where I share my favorite healthy and delicious recipes from the week. I must say, though, with each week, the collection of recipes I share just gets bigger and bigger as I spend an insane amount of time on Healthy Aperture. It’s sooo difficult to choose from […]

Asian Steak Salad with Sesame Lime vinaigrette

Asian Steak Salad with Sesame Lime Vinaigrette

Made from locally-sourced ingredients, this Asian steak salad with sesame lime vinaigrette from “Texas on the Table” cookbook combines the elements of comfort and freshness. Disclaimer: While I received a complementary copy of the cookbook, I was not compensated financially to write this review. All opinions are 100% my own. November is upon us, and I can […]

Healthy Chili Recipes

Friday Foodie Favorites 10.31.14

Happy Halloween and last day of October! It’s spooky how quickly this year is wrapping up! In any case, let’s get right into this week’s edition of Friday Foodie Favorites. Starting this week, I’ll be teaming up with Kara (whom I had the pleasure of meeting this past September at the Blog Brûlée conference) to […]

Macy's Culinary Council

Macy’s Culinary Council Event in Austin, TX

I am a member of the Everywhere Society and Everywhere has provided me with compensation for this post. However, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. It’s so close, I can almost feel it!! Fall…my favorite time of the year. Although we don’t get much of that beautiful red/orange/yellow foliage down here in Central […]

Slow Cooker Chickpea and Lentil Chili

Slow Cooker Chickpea and Lentil Chili

With the help of a slow cooker, this vegetarian chickpea and lentil chili with sweet potatoes is the easiest and most economical way to add a lil’ comfort to your week.  I normally like to make chili when 1) it’s cold outside and all I want to do is snuggle with my blanket 2) I’ve had […]

Turmeric recipes

Friday Foodie Favorites 10.24.14

Welcome to another edition of Friday Foodie Favorites! Today is the Hungryman’s birthday! Wheeee! And to help celebrate, we will be dining out not once, but (drum roll please) twice this weekend. That’s quite a treat for him, haha. I have a feeling he will indulge with reckless abandon. In any case, here are my […]

Indian Spiced Basmati Rice

Indian Spiced Basmati Rice

The perfect accompaniment to any protein source, this gluten-free, vegetarian Indian Spiced Basmati Rice can be prepared in one pot in under 30 minutes. Its spicy and aromatic flavors will boost your metabolism in the most delicious way. I can’t believe it’s been 7 years since the Hungryman and I got married and made Austin our […]