Creamy Coconut & Mushroom Quinoa Soup

For the longest time, I thought coconut and mushrooms was a weird flavor combination. I'm so comfortable using mushrooms in Italian dishes (my Italian side of the family grew up in the mushroom business), that cooking with coconut just sounded way too bizarre. But then I fell in love with Thai … [Read more...]

Creamy Mexican Pumpkin Soup

I'm in full on pumpkin mode now and I couldn't be happier. As many of you know who have been following for a while, in February I moved from Vermont to New York City because my BF got a job. Leaving Vermont was really hard. While I'm super happy in the city, and now have a little puppy to keep me … [Read more...]

Quick & Healthy Tomato Bisque

The last few weeks have been unbearably cold. The nights dip down below 0 degrees and the days barely reach 20. It’s the type of cold that pierces through even the thickest of your jackets. It freezes your nostrils as soon as you step outside. That windproof gloves, fleece hats and chunky scarves … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili with Quinoa

Do you have a love affair with your slow cooker?  For someone who works full time and doesn't get home until dinner time, or even for the stay-at-home mom who's day is consumed with running around after kids, shuttling them to and from school and sports, a slow cooker is a saving grace. It affords … [Read more...]