Homemade Challah in a Bag

  Maybe it's because my kids are on spring break that this recipe for homemade Challah piqued my interest. Seriously.  Can one make homemade Challah in a bag?  It's the lazy person's way to make Challah and I LOVE IT. I admit, I was dubious when we initially watched the video but, I set out with my son to try to recreate this science experiment, ahem, homemade Challah recipe. Yes, we might have been using outdated yeast and, yes we only watched the video and followed the written directions on the screen.  I would recommend watching … [Read more...]

Dry Roasted Edamame and Cranberry Mix

I'm on vacation with my family right now, far from home, and I just enjoyed a snack of Dry-Roasted Edamame with Cranberries.  I smiled as it made me think about a recipe I made years ago when I first started writing this blog. It's amazing to me that I hadn't even tried edamame until college. But, I do remember it was love at first taste.  And, with a little sea salt, these beans can go a long way- not to mention all of the high nutritional and health benefits they boast*: Just one half cup of these green beans is equal to 9 grams of … [Read more...]

Eggplant Cauliflower Sage Soup

With the temperatures creeping up and a few layers being shed, I find myself turning to my recipes that help to lighten up our meals.  The Eggplant Eggplant Cauliflower Sage Soup from Serena (aka Seriously Soupy) is one of my soupy faves. While it's not traditionally thought of as a warmer-weather food,  soups are an easy way to enjoy the freshest foods from your local farmers’ markets while also enjoying a healthy and quick meal option. Much has been touted about cauliflower for its health benefits that Serena was prescient to think it … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Irish Hash

  I wanted to share a St. Patrick’s Day Irish Hash recipe created by Pure Organic founder and author of Pure Food, Veronica Bosgraaf. Perfect as a festive meal with friends and family, this recipe is the epitome of comfort food Irish-style. As a mother, Veronica believes in only using the highest-quality yet affordable ingredients to make easy meals at home for her kids. On St. Patrick’s Day, who doesn’t want festive comfort food? This vegan, gluten-free dish works perfectly, and it is so hearty, Veronica promises you won’t miss … [Read more...]