{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”

{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: Everyday Chicken One Pan Meal

This roasted chicken recipe with smoked paprika, oregano, maple and mustard is a true representation of week nights in my house. I roast chicken at least once a week and this is one of our favorite combinations. Whether I choose chicken thighs (are current favorite) or chicken breasts, I also maximize the fact that my oven is on by adding potatoes, sweet potatoes, winter squash and a more traditional vegetable to the mix. With very little hand-on cooking time, these one-pan dish recipes are lifesavers for weeknight. Continue reading “{Nourish} Healthy Cooking Video: Everyday Chicken One Pan Meal”

{Nourish} One Pan Greek Shrimp and Vegetable Bake

While today may be the first official day of fall, the 90 degree weather has another story to tell. Hot and humid hardly has me craving stews and pumpkin so I’m taking advantage of this opportunity to share one last summer-ish dish. Honestly, this One Pan Greek Shrimp and Vegetable Bake will likely make my dinner rotation long into the fall and winter months because it’s a crowd pleaser and, of course, it’s easy! It’s naturally gluten free and easily dairy free, just skip the cheese! Whole tomatoes, zucchini and onions roast up with shrimp and fresh herbs in minutes. Top it all off with some feta cheese and you have dinner ready with only 10 minutes of hands-on cook time! Continue reading “{Nourish} One Pan Greek Shrimp and Vegetable Bake”