Ultra Creamy Macaroni and Cheese (AKA, Mac and Peas)

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This Ultra Creamy Macaroni and Cheese is comfort food to the max. Rich, satisfying, and ready in about thirty minutes flat. Read on, or jump straight to the recipe HERE. The beginning of December has been cold, grey, and depressing as hell… and I find myself craving more than anything else my dad’s stove-top macaroni and cheese. […]

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Bone Broth Risotto with Mushrooms and Crispy Shallots

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Bone Broth Risotto is rich, satisfying, and perfect for cold winter nights. It’s also a delicious way to get all the benefits of bone broth into you and your family! Read on, or jump straight to the recipe HERE. Oh risotto, how much I love thee. Warm, rich, full of comfort-food goodness… and one of the […]

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Crispy Whole Wheat Banana Bread Waffles

Fluffy inside, crispy outside! These whole wheat banana bread waffles are my new weekend morning go-to. Read on, or jump straight to the recipe HERE. Well hello, interworld. These past few weeks have been a roller coaster ride. And while I normally like roller coasters, I am seriously ready to get off this one. If you […]

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Uncommon Goods Foodie Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect gift ideas for the food lovers in your life? You’ve come to the right place. Here are my top ten picks for unique foodie gifts.    I have a love/hate relationship with holiday shopping. On the one hand, I hate feeling obligated to buy gifts for people when I have no idea […]

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Roasted Garlic & Hazelnut Butternut Squash Soup

Roasted Garlic & Hazelnut Butternut Squash Soup is one of the easiest, coziest dishes you can make this fall. Rich, creamy, and naturally vegan and gluten-free — read on, or jump straight to the recipe HERE. The writer Phoebe Nobles once said of eating asparagus after a long, dark Michigan winter: “living in a place […]

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The Concord Crush — Grape Gimlet

This Concord Crush (aka, a grape gimlet) is my current cocktail obsession. If you like the sweet-tart flavor of concord grapes and the piney scent of gin, read on, or jump straight to the recipe HERE. Concord grapes are one of those foods I love, but rarely ever eat. Year after year I forget how much I […]

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Easy Autumn Chicken Salad

Fifteen minutes are all you need to make this simple, healthy Autumn Chicken Salad, loaded up with fresh fall flavors like apple, fennel, and dried cherries for a pop of sweetness. Read on, or jump straight to the recipe HERE. Chicken salad is one of those meals I just can’t help but love. All you need are a […]

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Plum and Cardamom Iced Tea

Summer’s favorite beverage just got a lift: Plum and Cardamom Iced Tea is lightly sweet, refreshing, and perfect for the final hot days of the year. Read on, or jump straight to the recipe HERE. Plums might be available all summer long, but Italian Prune Plums (the small oblong kind) arrive just as summer is […]

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Eggplant Involtini with Ricotta and Pesto

Eggplant Involtini is the perfect Italian comfort food. Think lasagna, but with eggplant in place of the noodles, wrapped like little packages around a filling of ricotta cheese and pesto. Read on, or jump to the recipe HERE. This is the first year I’ve grown eggplants, and to be honest, I kind of forgot they were there. […]

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Cucumber & Mint Mojito – Summer In A Glass

This Cucumber & Mint Mojito has become my go-to summer cocktail. It’s light, refreshing, and just the right amount of sweetness. Read on, or jump to the video here, or the recipe here. It’s been a hot summer here in the mitten state. And when I say hot, I mean, it has pretty much sapped my will to […]

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Blueberry Beet Smoothie

This sweet and creamy blueberry beet smoothie is perfect for sipping away the summer heat, and fueling up on antioxidants at the same time. Jump to the recipe here, or read on. It’s official. Tis the season to lay around under the ceiling fan, eat ice cream for breakfast, and lather on sunscreen just to […]

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