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Use it Up: Broccoli, Cabbage & Strip Steak with Brown Rice

What does a quarter head of cabbage, leftover strip steak, and some broccoli make?  A delicious use-it-up recipe!


Ah, the classic after-school snack: milk and cookies.  Yes, celery sticks with peanut butter, broccoli quinoa bites, or a bok choy smoothie may be the healthier choice, but tell that to my kids.  Though I try offer healthy options as much as possible, sometimes a cookie is just the way to go.  And that’s fine by me.  Because you know what? I love cookies too.  

Black Bean & Acorn Squash Chili

It’s that time of year again: chili season!  Get ready to bust out the beans and chipotle chili pepper, folks, because mid-September is always my green light for this spicy dish.  

Concord Grape Focaccia

Sweet and savory homemade focaccia! This recipe is a perfect use for those concord grapes.

Use It Up: Brown Butter Pasta with Tatsoi

Jackpot!  Superfood with the appeal of mac & cheese.  A perfect use-it-up for that tatsoi!

Rustic Apple Plum Pie

What is it about pies that can ring in the seasons?  I feel like I was just making my first strawberry-rhubarb pie of the season, and suddenly, it’s time for apple.  I’m sure before I know it, we’ll be craving pumpkin.  

Butternut Squash Saffron Risotto

Oh butternut.  My old friend...Hello.  How I’ve missed you!  

Black Bean, Corn, Tomato & Cheddar Burritos

Back to school, back to school! Let's get efficient while we're making the move to all things fall...bring on the school nights!  

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

In honor of Labor Day today, I’d like to share an awesome (and easy!) potato salad recipe I found on the Dishing with Leslie blog.  

Gluten-Free Chicken Meatballs

Grind the chicken yourself -- it's quick and easy! These little morsels are light and tasty.