{Nourish} Holiday Side Dish Round-Up

Roasted Delicata Squash @KatiecavutoRdThe side dishes are my favorite part of  our Thanksgiving feast. Root vegetables and winter squash are so cozy and satisfying. Orange zest as well as earthy, savory herbs and spices have a tendency to slay me. I am honestly getting giddy just thinking about our holiday spread. Thanksgiving may be  my favorite meal of the year.  While I love tradition, I also enjoy introducing new flavors, grains and vegetables to our holidays so keep it interesting. So much so that I am cooking up a Moroccan Spiced Turkey this year which has me daydreaming of the aromatic scents that will fill my kitchen this time next week. If you’re not ready to give up those traditional sides, it could be fun to add something new to your spread and this post has all of the inspiration you need. Fire crackling, candles lit, Thanksgiving is about to kick off the cozy vibes that embody the cooler months of winter. Yes! Continue reading “{Nourish} Holiday Side Dish Round-Up”

{Nourish} Healthy Holiday Side Dishes: A Round Up!

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Thanksgiving is one week away which means you still have plenty of time to inspire yourself to serve up some seriously tasty food for your holiday feast. Even better, this collection of recipes, while decadently delicious, are good for you too– but don’t bother sharing that tidbit with your guests! Let them sit back and enjoy while you feel good about the nourishing food your are servings. From salads to stuffing, vegetables and dips–I have your covered! Cheers to a festive and joyful holiday table that is filled with gratitude and love! Continue reading “{Nourish} Healthy Holiday Side Dishes: A Round Up!”

{Nourish} Brussels Sprouts, Pancetta and Apple Sauté

Brussels Sprouts and Apples Do you hate Brussels Sprouts? Well, this is the recipe that made me a believer. Apples, shallots, pancetta and mustard combine to make a sweet, savory and crunchy counterpart to the perfectly tender but never mushy Brussels Sprout. Easy to cook up and loaded with flavor, this recipe is worthy of your holiday table…trust me!

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{Nourish}: Fall Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad

kale salad resizeSay hello to your favorite fall salad recipe! The best part about this recipe is the versatility it provides!  You can mix and match the fruit by swapping apples for other  pears, pomegranates and even grapes. You can mix up the crunch factory by using a variety of nuts and seeds–my current favorites are pumpkin seeds, poppy seeds, hemp hearts, almonds, walnuts and cashews. This salad is easy enough for a week night meal or packed lunch but exciting enough for your holiday table. Continue reading “{Nourish}: Fall Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad”

{Nourish} 5 Good For You Fall Foods

5 Good for You Fall Foods

Fall is my favorite season for many reasons—falling leaves, chilly nights, cozy sweaters, apple picking and of course, Thanksgiving! But the true essence of fall is really in its beautiful fresh produce that is packed with tons of flavor and nutrition. Fall actually brings with it some of the most powerful super foods that we should be consuming in our diets.   Continue reading “{Nourish} 5 Good For You Fall Foods”