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creamy coconut oatmeal

Chai-Spiced Coconut Oatmeal with Toasted Hazelnuts

On November 18, 2014

Creamy oatmeal cooked in concentrated chai tea and coconut milk, topped with toasted hazelnuts…. Click To Tweet The day I made this creamy, coconuty bowl of oats was a cold, dreary and… Read More

sweet potato stew

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Lentil Stew with Poached Egg

On November 17, 2014

A hearty stew to keep you warm. Sweet Potato Stew with Poached Egg Serves 4-6 2 sweet potatoes, skins on, chopped 1 cup black lentils (any lentil will work) 1 large carrot,… Read More

Kumquat, MJ and Hungryman, The First Mess

Healthy Breakfast Roundup + Cookbook Giveaway

On November 8, 2014

Breakfast is most definitely my favorite meal of the day. How about you? We’ve all heard that it’s also the most important meal of the day, and I don’t think that can be… Read More

Tempeh Burrito with acorn squash
Lunch and Dinner

Acorn Squash & Tempeh Burrito

On October 29, 2014

I love a good roasted squash. How about you? Its warm and creamy savoriness during the chilly months always hits the spot. But sometimes I have all this leftover squash and I… Read More

healthy pumpkin oatmeal

Peanut Butter Pumpkin Oatmeal

On October 28, 2014

When I first learned about this awesome peanut butter pumpkin duo, I quickly became obsessed. For weeks upon weeks I would throw it in my oatmeal, spread it on toast, or just… Read More

Apples and Radishes

Apples & Radishes with Tahini Dressing

On October 24, 2014

Remember those lovely radishes that came in last weekend’s CSA box? Well here they are, all dressed up with apples, cilantro and tahini dressing. A fine combination if I do say so… Read More

52 New Foods Challenge

Baked Cauli-Tots

On October 20, 2014

Nutrify your tator tot. There’s a new book buzzing around called The 52 New Foods Challenge and it’s changing the way families eat. Have you heard of it? Written by the talented Jennifer… Read More

Charleston CSA
Food for Thought

This Week’s CSA Box + What To Do With It All?!

On October 19, 2014

Last week, David and I signed up for out first CSA (community supported agriculture) subscription since moving to Charleston and I couldn’t be more excited. I didn’t realize how many CSA programs existed… Read More

Healthy CHarleston restaurant
Food for Thought

The Granary: Making Healthy Taste Sinful

On October 15, 2014

As promised, Ariane and I (and our co-worker, Alice!) ventured to The Granary for a taste of their menu, and to reawaken the Restaurant Reviews column of The Fresh Beet. While at Taste… Read More

healthy pasta dishes

Chicken Paprikash over Egg Noodles

On October 7, 2014

I was introduced to chicken paprikash last October, and am excited to be sharing it with the you all. Like the Tomato Product Wellness Council, I am also a big advocate for cooking with… Read More