{Nourish} Healthy Cooking Video: Vanilla Spiced Buckwheat Porridge with Strawberries

Sponsored Post: What’s better than a warm breakfast on a chilly morning? A simple, wholesome breakfast cereal that is as easy as oatmeal but much more interesting! Say hello to my new favorite breakfast, Vanilla Spiced Buckwheat Porridge with Strawberries and Pumpkin Seeds. Quick and easy enough to cook to order yet hearty enough to make-ahead, this naturally gluten-free and minimally sweetened porridge is packed with flavor and nourishment. It’s creamy, nutty and warming with a neutral foundation so you can have your way with it, adding in any flavor you fancy. Created in partnership with California Strawberries, this is a breakfast recipe the whole family will enjoy! Continue reading “{Nourish} Healthy Cooking Video: Vanilla Spiced Buckwheat Porridge with Strawberries”

{Nourish} What to Cook for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite food holiday but that doesn’t mean I want to spend days in the kitchen! Lucky for me (and you) I created a menu that’s nourishing, delicious and  EASY. This is your Thanksgiving cheat sheet. A snapshot from my turkey day meal last year, these gluten-free, dairy-free recipes include many make-ahead items as well as creative spins on classics.  From salads to flavorful sides, these dishes are sure to please any crowd. Have a Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Continue reading “{Nourish} What to Cook for Thanksgiving”

{Breathe} 6 Tips for Better Sleep

How to Sleep Better @katiecavutordI loathe the days that I wake up pining for more sleep. Sleepless nights leave me feeling cranky and foggy and generally ick. While these symptoms are offensive on their own, it’s important to note that our health can suffer when our sleep is constantly disrupted. Studies show that chronic poor sleep is associated with an increased risk of obesity, heart disease, diabetes, depression, anxiety and more. Honestly, it’s no wonder we have a tough time getting good Zzzzz’s as we’re stressed out, over-stimulated and often over-fed. Fortunately, there are some simple changes you can make to dramatically change your sleep patterns and most second as self-care rituals which is never a bad thing.  Continue reading “{Breathe} 6 Tips for Better Sleep”

{Nourish} Healthy Cooking Video: Za’atar Chicken Thighs with Sweet Potatoes, Apple, Kale and Sorghum

Ah, the Instant Pot. This electric pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, yogurt making extraordinaire made its way into and out of my Amazon cart for over a year until I recently closed my eyes and hit purchase. Was it worth it? Make this recipe and you’ll find out. I paired seared chicken thighs with sweet potatoes, apples, kale and sorghum to create a one-pot fall feast the whole family is going to LOVE. Created in partnership with Simply Sorghum, this perfectly sweet and truly satisfying dinner recipe can be on your table in just over 30 minutes. No Instant Pot? No problem. I’ve included slow cooker instructions as well. Continue reading “{Nourish} Healthy Cooking Video: Za’atar Chicken Thighs with Sweet Potatoes, Apple, Kale and Sorghum”

{Nourish} Egg Scramble with Kale and White Beans

My breakfast of late has been a bowlful of pre-made grains like quinoa or buckwheat that I heat with almond milk, ground flax and spices. Come the weekend though, I am craving something a bit more hearty and this Egg Scramble with Kale and White Beans has done the trick. It was inspired by a reader when I asked for recipe suggestions for the site and, it’s a keeper. Made with only a few simple ingredients you’re likely to have on hand, this quick and easy saute is naturally gluten-free and dairy free (optional), plus it boasts many familiar flavors with an option to get creative if you see fit.    Continue reading “{Nourish} Egg Scramble with Kale and White Beans”

{Nourish} Healthy Cooking Video: Raspberry Maple Mustard Salmon

Roasted Salmon with Raspberry, Maple and Thyme 

“NBThrive Kitchen” is back with one of my favorite salmon recipes, Roasted Salmon with Raspberry, Maple and Thyme . It’s already a top recipe on the blog and I know you’re going to love it too. Salmon may not be your go-to fish when it comes to pleasing the family but this glaze if so divine it may just win over your crew. Fresh or frozen raspberries are mashed and mixed with real maple syrup, a touch of mustard and some savory herbs to create a quick and easy recipe that will be on your table in less than 15 minutes. Plus, I turned it into a one-pan meal with the addition of asparagus.  Continue reading “{Nourish} Healthy Cooking Video: Raspberry Maple Mustard Salmon”