Happy fall!!! I’m celebrating by being sneezy, and throat-achy, and drippy, and ugh. BUT it’s my last night shift of this rotation and that is something to be excited about.

Here’s what we’ve got on the menu this week:

  • VEGAN spaghetti squash with cashew alfredo
  • super easy Greek salad bowls
  • hearty vegetarian sweet potato chili
  • enchilada stuffed peppers with avocado cream
  • roasted veggie teriyaki bowls

Happy eating!

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A healthy vegan sopa azteca filled with smoky adobo flavor, sweet corn, hearty red lentils, and tender baby chard.
Vegan Sopa Azteca with Red Lentils and Baby Greens

Be honest:


Inquiring minds want to know.

Actually, I’m using it as a gauge for your fall readiness although, to be fair, I’ve had a PSL only once and it wasn’t love. Too much spice in my coffee!! Give me a caramel macchiato any (and every) day, but a PSL never again.

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An updated take on turtle bars, these feature a salty pretzel shortbread base that is topped with pecans, a layer of salted caramel, and a layer of melted chocolate.
Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Shortbread Bars

Can I tell you the terrible, horrible, no good very bad thing that happened over the weekend??

We’re talking REALLY bad.

Brace yourself.

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Happy weekend! Hope all of you who are in the path of Hurricane Florence are staying safe. Here’s what we’ve got cooking this week:

  • vegan zucchini taco boats
  • roasted summer veggie bowls (great for meal prepping!)
  • healthy quinoa and vegetable stew
  • slow cooker “baked” potatoes
  • mushroom, zucchini, and black bean enchiladas

Happy eating!!

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Palak paneer is a lightly spiced Indian dish made with fresh spinach and fried paneer cheese cubes. Cherry tomatoes give it a bit of sweet lightness.
Palak Paneer

So, I did a thing.

I bought a new Indian food cookbook!!! (It’s this one, if inquiring minds want to know.) I basically just snuck it into one of our massive Amazon purchases without anyone noticing and now I cantstopwontstop cooking Indian meals all day.

And now my husband has definitely noticed because I spend all my free time paging through it and sleep with it under my pillow for safekeeping (those toddler hands are cookbook-ripping TROUBLE, yo).

He was like, “don’t you think you haveĀ enough Indian food cookbooks?!?!”

My reply:


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Spiced sweet potato and black bean tacos are hearty and super easy to prepare. Great for a vegetarian taco dinner!
Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos

Tacos for Taco Tuesday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Excuse the over excitement, but it’s so rare that my life intentions line up in this way.

Usually I’m a day late for all the things. I mean, Taco Tuesday comes once a week so you would think I could get it together more frequently.

Apparently I can’t.

Let’s not worry about that, and just live in this once-in-a-lifetime glorious moment.

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