{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} Farro with Lacinato Kale and Spring Herb Pesto + GF/DF Options

farro resizedThe spring and early summer farmer’s market tends to be a bounty or green and let’s be honest, we can only eat so many salads per day! I am always looking for fun ways to incorporate my greens into my meals in a way that my whole family will enjoy. I love the simplicity of this grain salad–you can make it with farro or sorghum if you prefer gluten free. The pesto is dairy free as that works best for us but go ahead and add a pinch of parmesan if you enjoy it. Remember, cheese is best as a condiment so go easy. Continue reading “{Nourish} Farro with Lacinato Kale and Spring Herb Pesto + GF/DF Options”