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Wholesome favorites that are perfect for that cold chill day or when you are just looking for comfort!!

Hearty Vegetable Lentil Stew with Potato Puree

Hearty Vegetable Lentil Stew with Potato Puree

Fall is in full swing now in the northern hemisphere and the temperatures are dropping. As the weather gets cooler we naturally begin to crave more hearty feeling and heavy foods. And this recipe for a vegetable lentil stew is perfect for a cool or […]

Southern Style Pumpkin Biscuits

Southern Style Pumpkin Biscuits

My roots are deeply southern — Texas and Georgia specifically.  And these southern style pumpkin biscuits are a tribute to my heritage! My mother and her family came from a small town in south Georgia and I spent more than half my life in Texas. […]

Vegan Thai Green Curry

Vegan Thai Green Curry

During the week, it’s crucial for me to have quick and easy recipes that I don’t require me to spend much time in the kitchen and that work well to transport for lunch as well. But I also want meals that taste great and provide […]

Black Bean and Veggie Vegan Skillet Enchiladas

Black Bean and Veggie Vegan Skillet Enchiladas

I’m back with a little bit more Texmex inspired by my recent trip back to the US and my home state of Texas!!  While visiting I definitely indulged in my favorite — enchiladas!!  But honestly the meal left me feeling crazy heavy and just not […]

My collection of healthy comfort food recipes

My collection of healthy comfort food recipes

Do you have those moments when you are just craving some comfort food?  This happens for me quite often.  Usually it’s in response to some stress, exhaustion or other trigger. In those times I find these healthy comfort food recipes a great resource.

Homemade marinara sauce with fresh tomatoes

Homemade marinara sauce with fresh tomatoes

Don’t know what to do with all those tomatoes that your garden produces?  Or maybe you simply want to make a fresh from scratch homemade marinara sauce?  Whatever reason, this recipe is all you need for your next pasta night!! Now you may be thinking […]

Red Wine Miso Mushroom Sauce & Creamy Polenta

Red Wine Miso Mushroom Sauce & Creamy Polenta

Today’s recipe is classic comfort food!!!  From the creamy deliciousness of the polenta to the rich, meaty flavor of the red wine miso mushroom sauce, this meal hits all my comfort food high points.  Eat this meal as an entrée with the addition of some […]

Cooking Up Vegetarian Sweet Potato Nachos

Cooking Up Vegetarian Sweet Potato Nachos

Who likes nachos??  They are one of my favorites!!  Especially when piled high with my favorite Tex-Mex ingredients such as black beans, melted cheese, avocado and jalapenos.  But in today’s recipe for Vegetarian Sweet Potato Nachos,  I’m changing it up just a bit and exchanging […]

Cooking a healthy meatless lasagna

Cooking a healthy meatless lasagna

Lasagna is one of my favorite comfort foods. I think it’s the combination of pasta and cheese into a hearty casserole dish.  This meatless lasagna is so good and to be honest, pretty easy to make.  It combines loads of vegetables layered with tomato sauce, […]