Posts tagged ‘squash’

January 23rd, 2014

“Three Sisters” Squash Soup {Vegetarian}

by Chrissy

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What is “Three Sisters” you ask? In the Native American culture, squash, corn and beans are known together as the “three sisters”. I bet they don’t fight like sisters, though. They are all perfect complements to one another.

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I don’t know if you have ever had the pleasure of enjoying “Three Sisters” Stew, but it is quite tasty. The Whole Foods nearby, introduced the two of us and we’ve been great friends ever since.

This is the soupy version, because …

December 12th, 2013

The Art of a Fall or Winter Salad {+ Mandarin & Avocado Kale Salad}

by Lauren

Kale Salad with Parmesan, Cranberries, and Pine Nuts

I always have greens on hand. Romaine, spinach, kale, arugula or some combination of these things. Their staples in our refrigerator because they are so versatile. I love pulling together salads for lunch using leftovers from dinner or other miscellaneous kitchen staples. It’s so easy, healthy, and never requires a recipe.

Despite the colder weather, a salad is still totally acceptable in Fall and Winter. I thought I would impart some wisdom … Read more...

November 14th, 2012

Thanksgiving Meal Round-up: Fall Sides

by Chrissy

Thanksgiving menu-planning yet? No need to hide it, we’ve been thinking about Turkey Dinner for weeks now. There’s no shame in that.

But if the busy day-to-day activities have hindered some prime-time planning, then we’ll gladly give you a jump-start! Here are some tasty ideas for your Thanksgiving meal.

Balsamic Roasted Vegetables-Garnish with thyme, and serve alongside your favorite Thanksgiving dishes.


Autumn Salad with Maple Dijon Vinaigrette– this is a great salad starter. The maple syrup … Read more...

November 9th, 2012

Lemon & Herb Roasted Spaghetti Squash

by Chrissy

Mmm Spaghetti squash. If this isn’t a squash that you have already tried, well, then you are in for a real treat!

But, don’t get confused. This is no replacement for spaghetti pasta. However, you can use it as a substitute, drenched in marinara and tossed with freshly grated Parm.

This season, we are especially loving the citrus & squash combo. It makes for quite the tasty side-dish. We know you will love it too.

When I lived in …

November 3rd, 2011

Autumn Vegetable Stew

by Chrissy


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After the Butternut Squash escapade at Trader Joe’s, I had much leftover squash to spare. This recipe sure put it to good use.

Packed full of fresh veggies, a bright pumpkin taste and an array of spices, this Autumn Vegetable Stew will be your new best friend through the ups and downs of the oncoming winter months.


Its simple to prepare, too. Really it couldn’t be any easier. Here, see for yourself:

Cut up vegetables and throw …