{Nourish} Sweet Potato and Cranberry Oats

Sweet Potato and Cranberry Oats | Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan, Breakfast, BrunchI’ve been tiring of my morning bowl of warm oats and quinoa and that got me thinking. How could I revamp my oats in a nourishing and interesting way? My fridge did the rest of the work. Leftover Spiced Citrus and Cranberry Sauce became the flavor inspiration for these Sweet Potato and Cranberry Oats, a simple and healthy breakfast recipe I know you are going to love. A balanced bowl of satisfying whole grains, crunchy nuts and antioxidant rich sweet potatoes, cranberries and spices is a really soulful way to start the day and fend off any cold or flu that may be creeping up on you. Continue reading “{Nourish} Sweet Potato and Cranberry Oats”

{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} Rhubarb Raspberry Oat Squares

Rhubarb Raspberry Oat Square For a girl who doesn’t love sweets, these Rhubarb and Raspberry Oat Squares slayed me. I could not walk through the kitchen without stealing a bite of two…they are that good! Growing up, fruit squares were one of my favorite desserts but my mom made them, as most people did, with canned pie filling…cherry and blueberry were my jam, literally! On a mission to re-create one of my favorite childhood sweets, I stumbled upon rhubarb at the market and was instantly inspired. Oh, and this post is really two recipes in one because the rhubarb and raspberry compote is a stand-alone winner! So much so that I created a quinoa breakfast porridge using the leftovers–recipe coming to you tomorrow so stop back! Continue reading “{Nourish} Rhubarb Raspberry Oat Squares”

{Nourish} Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

orange creamsicle smoothieYou know those cute and easy to peel little oranges you have been gobbling up? Well, they are not just for snacking. They make for a perfect, on-the-fly smoothie ingredient which inspired me to whip up this delicious creation. Creamy, naturally sweet and rich in protein…this Orange Creamsicle smoothie is a healthy version of one of my favorite childhood treats. Continue reading “{Nourish} Orange Creamsicle Smoothie”

{Nourish} Citrus and Spice Quinoa Coconut Breakfast Porridge

quinoa coconut breakfast porridgeI am obsessed with orange zest right now. Take that as a warning as it is likely to show up in a good number of recipes (including this one). Why? Because it taste so darn good.I am in love with the festive brightness and natural sweetness orange zest adds to a recipe. From baked goods to savory grains, marinades and salad dressings–I am hooked. Continue reading “{Nourish} Citrus and Spice Quinoa Coconut Breakfast Porridge”