Roasted Winter Squash Ginger Tomatoes Lime Yogurt

Roasted Winter Squash Ginger Tomatoes Lime Yogurt Roasted Winter Squash with Ginger Tomatoes and Lime Yogurt –
A Standout Recipe for Holiday Entertaining

Complex and boldly flavored Asian and Middle Eastern ingredients make this the most delectable of roasted winter squash recipes. Each bite bursts with bright flavor and color. Roasted Winter Squash with Ginger Tomatoes and Lime Yogurt becomes indescribably delicious Continue reading

Tuscan Kale Kabocha Squash & Orange Salad

Tuscan Kale Kabocha Squash & Orange SaladTuscan Kale Kabocha Squash & Orange Salad – Hardy, Flavorful & Satisfying

Can’t you sometimes just tell from reading a recipe or looking at a picture that it will be good? That’s what happened when I read the recipe for this colorful, vegan winter salad. Earthy kale, sweet squash and juicy oranges seemed like a scrumptious combination of flavors, textures and colors. Continue reading

Winter Squash Spread – Savory-Sweet & Tasty, Too

Winter Squash Spread – Savory-Sweet & Tasty, TooWinter Squash Spread – What’s in a Name?

Hummus is having an identity crisis.

Hummus means chickpeas
I didn’t realize what a stickler for “tradition” I’d become. The last straw, so to speak, came after making a recipe called “Squash Hummus.” It sounded interesting so I tried it. Only to be completely surprised. Hummus it was not. Continue reading

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup w/ Coconut Milk, Ginger, Lime

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup w/ Coconut Milk, Ginger, LimeRoasted Butternut Squash Soup – The Soup of the Moment

Whether orange, green, cream or gold, smooth, bumpy, ribbed or striped, winter squash epitomize the perfect vegetable for fall and winter. Winter squash are one of the richest sources of the plant-based nutrients important for a strong immune system. As a result, eating a bowl of Roasted Butternut Squash Soup helps protect against colds and flu. Continue reading

Journey of the Heart

Journey of the HeartChanging My Focus for Awhile

Whether developing, testing and writing recipes, taking photos or teaching cooking classes, my focus these past two years has been on creating my next post. What a great two years. I’ve totally enjoyed the entire process Continue reading

Roasted Buttercup Squash Soup — Easy, Vegan

Roasted Buttercup Squash Soup w/ Leeks, Fresh Rosemary & ThymeRoasted Buttercup Squash Soup—Deeply Nurturing, Richly Textured

It was a dark and stormy late summer morning. The wind was blowing the blinds and clanging the chimes. We turned the heat on for the first time in months. Soup, hot comforting soup Continue reading

Winter Squash Soup w/ Apple & Ginger

Winter Squash Soup w/ Apple & GingerMmmm Mmmm . . . An Ideal Soup for Winter & Fall

What a nurturing and delicious soup! Yesterday when I felt a bit under the weather, the winter squash we picked up at the market the day before were calling to me. By combining the best of a few different recipes, I came up with a great recipe to share with you. A most glorious, quick, healthy (vegan, gluten and dairy-free), rich, satisfying Continue reading