Sausage, Kale, and Mushroom Stuffed Acorn Squash

This Sausage, Kale, and Mushroom Stuffed Acorn Squash makes the perfect weeknight meal. Spicy sausage speckles a nutrient-dense stuffing of kale, mushrooms, and mixed grains.  This recipe is so comforting. What doesn’t make you feel all warm and cozy inside? Spicy sausage. Meaty, umami mushrooms. Sautéed greens. Savory squash. Hmm hmm….you’re there now. What I… Continue reading Sausage, Kale, and Mushroom Stuffed Acorn Squash

Mashed Cauliflower with Roasted Garlic Butter & Thyme

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! I can hardly contain my excitement. Everything about Thanksgiving is magical. The tradition. The time with family. The turkey. The cranberries. The green beans. The stuffingggggggg. And of course, the mashed potatoes. Which in my family, is practically church itself. But, this year, I think it’s time to lighten… Continue reading Mashed Cauliflower with Roasted Garlic Butter & Thyme

Melon Caprese Skewers

All hail CAPRESE! And newsflash: it’s not just for summer. These little appy skewers are a perfect light bite before a big meal (ahem….Thanksgiving dinner), or a fresh addition to a “heavy” appetizer spread (a la the gooey-baked-cheesy-delicious-spreadable-something everyone brings). Melon stands in for tomato in this fresh take on an old favorite. You’ll be… Continue reading Melon Caprese Skewers

Smoked Trout Bites

It’s almost THANKSGIVING! And we all know what that means. Turkey thawing. Potato peeling. Pie baking. Ingredient scavenging. Wine buying. All the activities centering around one beautifully glorious day: Thanksgiving. I love Thanksgiving. For the past 8 (ish?) years, my sister Leah and our two lifelong friends, Morgan and Leah, have ran the Turkey Day… Continue reading Smoked Trout Bites

Harvest Cheese Board

When I entertain, an epic cheese board is always on the menu. Everyone is always so impressed…but it is seriously the MOST EASY thing to prepare. You just need a little creativity! Something sweet, something spicy, something salty. You need to have a little bit of everything on the board to please the masses. On… Continue reading Harvest Cheese Board