SMOKY TEMPEH VEGETABLE AND RICE BOWL

Smoky tempeh with fresh vegetables and sprouts over rice and topped with an egg makes for a healthy, and delicious meal. No, your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you: today’s recipe sounds like a healthy dish, looks like a healthy dish (and tastes fabulous), right smack in the middle of December, with Christmas hot on […]

Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Potato Soup

We’re sharing Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Potato Soup today… Thick, creamy, and seemingly sinful! Don’t you love meals that feel and taste super naughty, but aren’t? Potato soup has always been one of my favorite soups for fall and winter. It’s a hearty, low cost, family-friendly dish my mother turned into an art form over […]

One Pot Chicken Teriyaki Rice Bowls

These One Pot Chicken Teriyaki Rice Bowls make for the EASIEST week-night meal. You literally make it all in one pot (or skillet). The perfect meal for when you are in a pinch and don’t have a whole lot of time to make dinner. Have you noticed I have been a little obsessed with one […]

Asian Zucchini Noodle Stir-Fry with Shrimp

It’s been quite some time since zucchini noodles made their debut around here, and I decided it was about time they steal the spotlight again. Behold, Asian Zucchini Noodle Stir-Fry with Shrimp. Whether you spy a spiralizer among your kitchen gadgets or not, this quick and easy recipe is guaranteed to become a weekly dinner […]

Crispy Homemade Veggie Nuggets

Occasionally, I make promises to people and it’s not that I intend to break them, it just takes me a while to get around to it. When Love Your Leftovers was published in April, my good friend Benton asked if he could come over so I could show him how to actually make the homemade […]

SPICY CARROT REFRIGERATOR PICKLES, MEXICAN STYLE

Like Mexican carrots? This spicy carrot refrigerator pickles recipe is easy to make, and will satisfy your hot spicy pickles craving! If you give me a choice of sweet or salty, I’m going to pick salty 90% of the time. The same goes for mild or spicy. I like my food with a little kick. […]

SWEET AND SOUR THAI CARROT AND CUCUMBER NOODLE SALAD

Ummm… I didn’t know what else to call it! You’re going to la-la-loooove this sweet and sour Thai carrot and cucumber noodle Salad with refreshing cucumber, carrots, chickpeas, and peppers, topped with cilantro, sesame, and chia seeds and drizzled with a homemade sweet and sour sauce. Good. Let’s just call it good. As in, “ohmygosh […]

Slow Cooker Brown Butter Carrots

These sweet tender carrots get a boost from my favorite ingredient of all time: brown butter. An additional secret ingredient that you might not guess puts the flavor of these carrots over the top! A perfect (and EASY) side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas! Eric told me last night that he was well into adulthood […]