{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} Roasted Moroccan Turkey Breast with Root Vegetables

roasted-moroccan-turkey2Thanksgiving is going to be here before I know it so I didn’t want to miss the opportunity to spotlight this festive Roasted Turkey with Root Vegetable Recipe from my new cookbook, Whole Cooking and Nutrition. You know, cookbooks are a great holiday gift idea (hint, hint). So are homemade spice rubs and speaking of spice rubs, this Moroccan Spice Rub is going to become a staple seasoning in your home. Especially during the winter months. Slightly sweet and oh, so savory, this blend of spices loves to snuggle up with nuts, seeds and root vegetables as well as poultry and meat. The opportunities to experiment is endless. Continue reading “{Nourish} Roasted Moroccan Turkey Breast with Root Vegetables”

{Nourish} Freezer Friendly Braised Za’atar Beef and Root Vegetables

FullSizeRenderBraised Beef and Root Vegetables may not seem like a go-to early spring meal but I find myself cravings cozy, comfort foods as the weather starts to shift. Warm days turn into cool night and as my body acclimates to the change in temperature, a warm bowl of goodness feels like the perfect dinner to calm my evening chills. Continue reading “{Nourish} Freezer Friendly Braised Za’atar Beef and Root Vegetables”

{Nourish} Chicken Sausage and Root Vegetable Cassoulet + Q&A with Hannah from Better Bean Co.!

Chicken Sausage and Root Vegetable CassouletA few weeks back I posted a stuffed chicken recipe that I developed for Better Bean Co. Hannah, one of the owners of the company and I had the opportunity to chat and I have to say, I left the conversation wishing we lived closer to one another (she is on the West Coast–I’m here, on the East!) because we would totally hang! We connected over our kids and our love for food, as well as the fact that we both get giddy over produce! It’s awesome when you meet someone that sees life through a similar lens. She is super cool so I figured you might want to get to know her too! Her light shines through her answers– you’ll love reading this little Q&A and the prize at the end of this post, the amazing cassoulet, is well worth the read! You are going to LOOOOOVE this recipe!  Continue reading “{Nourish} Chicken Sausage and Root Vegetable Cassoulet + Q&A with Hannah from Better Bean Co.!”

{Nourish} Recipe Round Up: Root Vegetables

Root Vegetable Recipe Round Up

It’s root vegetable season and that means a whole lot of sweet and savory goodness on your plate. Sure, you can fall back on those tried and true recipes you are used to but, I figured a little inspiration would do you good. Here is a round-up of root vegetables recipes from a few of my foodie dietitian colleagues. Prepare yourself to be swooned. Continue reading “{Nourish} Recipe Round Up: Root Vegetables”