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Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes with Cranberries

This vegan, gluten-free dish was a huge hit at Thanskgiving, with both plant and meat-eaters. So popular in fact, that there was almost nothing leftover.  I made it the day before and then let it sit in the fidge overnight until the next evening. This allowed all the flavors to really soak in. To reheat… Continue reading Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes with Cranberries

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Cinnamon Sugar Roasted Butternut Squash Stuffed With Cranberry Risotto

It wasn’t planned, but it’s become somewhat of a tradition that every Thanksgiving, I make a new squash recipe that’s both gluten-free and vegan. This year I decided to do a twist on one of my very first risotto recipes. . There are two major factors to making this recipe a success — constantly stiring… Continue reading Cinnamon Sugar Roasted Butternut Squash Stuffed With Cranberry Risotto

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Vegan & Gluten Free Thanksgiving Recipes

Many of you likely have your Thanksgiving menus already planned out, but if you’re like me, you have an idea of what you’re going to make, but there’s always room to add another dish or experiment a little. While I usually discourage people from trying a new recipe before a big crowd comes over, I… Continue reading Vegan & Gluten Free Thanksgiving Recipes

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Spicy Herb Tricolored Quinoa Stuffed Mushrooms

I love mushrooms, and especially around the holiday, stuffed mushrooms make a perfect party food. They can be used as an appetizer, a side dish or sometimes even part of a main dish if you have a vegetarian or vegan at your table. The problem I tend to run into is that they are usually… Continue reading Spicy Herb Tricolored Quinoa Stuffed Mushrooms

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Shaved Brussels Sprouts & Pomegranate Tricolor Quinoa

As soon as I saw the package of shaved brussels sprouts at Trader Joe’s I knew I wanted to try something fun with them. My first thought was to substitute them for spinach in a dip, but since every time I bought a bag, it went bad before I could make one, I took it… Continue reading Shaved Brussels Sprouts & Pomegranate Tricolor Quinoa

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There’s No Rush to Eat Thanksgiving Leftovers

If you haven’t guessed already I’m a big fan of leftovers, and since I’m going back to being pretty strict with eating gluten free *and* saving money, they are even more important — especially when it comes to lunch. Most of the leftovers I ate a day or two later, but the items I could… Continue reading There’s No Rush to Eat Thanksgiving Leftovers

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What Should I Make for Thanksgiving?

Go ahead and gasp, but I’m still not 100 percent sure what I’m making tomorrow for Thanksgiving.Yes, really. Before you click off my website and never take my entertaining or cooking tips seriously again, let me explain. My family is small, and have never been one to make a big deal about holidays, well at… Continue reading What Should I Make for Thanksgiving?