Kelp Noodle Salad with Asian-Style Peanut Dressing

Kelp Noodle Salad with Asian-Style Peanut Dressing

This kelp noodle salad is packed with colorful, nutrient-rich vegetables and tossed with a mouthwatering peanut-dressing. It’s light, yet filling, and pairs beautifully with fish, chicken or tofu. If you haven’t tried kelp before, this recipe is your chance!

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Lemony Shaved Asparagus, Farro, and Feta Salad

Lemony Shaved Asparagus, Farro, and Feta Salad

Just a few ingredients pack a ton of flavor into this dish. Nutty farro paired with crunchy asparagus, and creamy feta tossed with a bright lemony dressing and fresh mint create a light, yet filling side ready complement all things grilled or BBQ this summer. 

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Healthy-ish Maple Cranberry Sauce

Healthy-ish Maple Cranberry Sauce

Who's ready for Thanksgiving? Every year it sneaks up on me (how is it mid-November already?), but it is HANDS DOWN my favorite holiday. A holiday where the sole focus is enjoying really good food with your friends and family - that speaks to my soul. Thanksgiving with my family is a serious event. Like if you don't learn to pace yourself, you're not going to make it to the pie (or maybe even past the appetizers). Although it doesn't seem possible, my aunt outdoes herself Every. Single. Year. 

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Crispy Truffle Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

Crispy Truffle Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

Inspired by truffle Parmesan fries, this is the dish for Brussels sprouts lovers and naysayers alike. 

I have to admit that for the longest time, I really disliked Brussels sprouts.  I remember when they became the "it" vegetable and started showing up on what seemed like every restaurant menu prepared in a variety of ways from Thai-style to Southern-style to coated with bacon and maple syrup. Friends would order them for the table while I gave those poor sprouts the side eye. As much as I love when vegetables get all the attention, I just couldn't understand the obsession.

Then I married a guy whose favorite vegetable is Brussels sprouts.

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