{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”

{Thrive} Is It Safe to Cook with Aluminum Foil?

Is grilling in aluminum foil dangerous?Aluminum foil lines our baking sheets and envelopes our vegetables, meats and fish in the form of no-fuss packets that make cooking a cinch, but are these simple cooking hacks health supportive? With more talk of the adverse health effects of heavy metals, like aluminum, accumulating in our bodies, it’s worth your time to consider the controversy, the possible outcomes and alternative practices you may choose to adopt from time to time to decrease risk. Continue reading “{Thrive} Is It Safe to Cook with Aluminum Foil?”

{Nourish} Turbot with Roasted Grapes + Tips for Buying Fish

Turbot with Roasted GrapesDinner in 15 minutes? It can be done and I would know because it has become a personal goal to see how quickly I can get a nourishing meal on the table. And while I am sure many of you have banned your oven for the summer, this quick and simple fish recipe is reason enough to turn it on. You don’t even have to pre-heat because you simply broil the fish for 10 minutes and dinner is ready. Did I mention we are roasting grapes? Fancy right? And simple. Plus, it all goes into the pan at once so there is little to no clean up when you finish eating.

 

 

 

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{Nourish} How to Roast Vegetables: A Cheat Sheet

A helpful cheat sheet for how to roast vegetablesI love my oven. You know this by now. Most of our weeknight meals consist of roasted chicken or fish and a vegetable of some sort. That veggie, it tends to be roasted as it’s fairly hands-free and I only do easy during the week. Now, to make my kitchen madness approachable and easy for all of you, I created this cheat sheet. How to roast vegetables. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3. Continue reading “{Nourish} How to Roast Vegetables: A Cheat Sheet”

{Nourish} “Creamy” Cauliflower Soup with Za’atar

Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Za'atar | Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan, Cozy and Delicious Seasonal Soup

Winter may be winding down but there is still time to make one last soup. This “Creamy” Cauliflower Soup with Za’atar is a bowlful of good feels. No Za’atar, no problem. It is stand-alone delicious. Plus, with only a few ingredients and about 10 minutes of hands-on cooking time, it’s too simple to pass up.  Continue reading “{Nourish} “Creamy” Cauliflower Soup with Za’atar”

{Nourish} Mix and Match Simple, Healthy One-Pan Chicken Dinners

one pan chicken dinner, healthy chicken recipe, paleo chicken recipe, gluten free chicken recipe, easy chicken recipeA One Pan, No-Fuss, Healthy Dinner? Yes, Please! If I am going to make dinner, it needs to be fast and it needs to be simple like the Lemon and Za’atar Roasted Chicken I posted last week. Lucky us, that healthy chicken recipe can easily become a one-pan dinner; as in you cook all of the ingredients in the oven, on one pan! While I love to cook, like many of you, I don’t have hours to spend in the kitchen each night (like many of you!). That is why I am obsessed with one-pan recipes. Even better, all of the healthy recipe ideas in this post are naturally gluten-free and dairy-free to boot. Easy, healthy and delicious. What more could a girl want? Continue reading “{Nourish} Mix and Match Simple, Healthy One-Pan Chicken Dinners”