Chicken Butternut Squash Chili

This Chicken Butternut Squash Chili puts a refreshing twist on a fall classic.  It makes a large pot, making it an easy one-dish meal for serving a group or for having leftovers to use for lunch/dinners later in the week.   I realize I'm … [Read more...]

How to Cut and Roast a Spaghetti Squash

Let's talk about squash... I'm not sure about you, but I used to avoid purchasing winter squash simply because I feared losing a finger (an arm!?) every time I had to prepare it. Now, this method is not original but I'll be 100% honest in … [Read more...]

Butternut Squash Bruschetta

Subtly sweet butternut pairs perfectly with tart and crisp cherry tomatoes and sweet yet savory basil to make a wonderful bruschetta that is perfect for serving as an appetizer, snack or with your favorite protein during in the cooler months. … [Read more...]

The Casual Veggie Release and a Potluck Link Party!

Hi Friends! Happy Saturday! Kind of crazy that we're chatting on a weekend, but today I have something special to share! The Casual Veggie e-cookbook is officially for sale :) If you are stopping by for the first time, or don't know what … [Read more...]

Winter Squash Smoothie

When we found out that we were moving to Denver two years ago, Brian and I immediately started to accumulate all the winter gear possible. I even started a Pinterest board JUST for winter gear! We were thinking "people in Denver ski, so it MUST … [Read more...]

The Back of the Box

This weekend I did something I have never done before. This sweet little "pie pumpkin" had  been sitting in my produce basket for quite some time now just waiting for me to take the plunge and roast my very first pumpkin. I absolutely adore … [Read more...]

New Foods and a Mango Smoothie

Recently, I feel like I have been trying lots of new-to-me foods. I tried Delicata Squash: This may be my favorite of ALL the cold winter squash.  I cooked it up this weekend for a blog project, and I was so happy to find that this squash … [Read more...]

Winter Squash Salad, A Restaurant Remake

Today is the last day to enter the Tuttorosso Tomato giveaway!  Check back tomorrow for the winner of the contest! _________________________________________ Last week, I went out to lunch with two of my bosses, and they let me pick where to eat.  I … [Read more...]