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Harrisa-and Farro-Stuffed Acorn Squash

This Harrisa-and Farro-Stuffed Acorn Squash was so healthy and FILLING! Like, WOW. While there is plenty to change, the health-factor is on point! Rating: B How to make it an A+: There wasn’t one flavor that stood out in a positive way. I would…

January 22, 2023

Butternut Carbonara

It’s cooking season! And while fall has the best flavors for hearty cooking, this Butternut Carbonara, from Real Simple, misses the mark! Rating: B How to make it an A+: Instead of changing this recipe, I just suggest to make this one! Find the Recipe Here.…

October 2, 2022

Squash-and-Charred-Poblano Quesadillas

I was really excited by these Squash-and-Charred-Poblano Quesadillas because I’m trying to have more meat-free days, and quesadillas are one of my favorites! But, this recipe from Martha Stewart Living, fell a little flat. Details below… Rating: B How to make it an A+:…

March 6, 2022

Butternut Coconut Rice with Thai Seasoned Chicken

This Butternut Coconut Rice with Thai Seasoned Chicken, from Better Homes & Gardens, was very different! This was the first time I’ve riced a squash and I really, really enjoyed it! Such a healthy alternative and a fun change. Details below! Rating: A How…

January 16, 2022

Roasted Butternut Squash with Brown Butter and Sage

More amazingness from Ina Garten’s Modern Comfort Food cookbook! I’m pregnant in the middle of a construction zone, so these simple, warming meals are hitting the spot! Details below! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: Really nice. Salmon fillets can be roasted…

March 11, 2021

Roasted Butternut Squash with Tahini Sauce

This seemed like right out of an Ottolenghi cookbook, but nope, this side for Roasted Butternut Squash with Tahini Sauce is all Real Simple! It went nicely next to my weekly salmon fillet, but it probably could have been a meal in itself! Details…

November 15, 2020

Butternut Squash Soup

Every time I set out to make a soup I’m never that excited, but once I am done, I’m always amazed at how good and how easy soups really are. Like this Butternut Squash Soup from Martha Stewart Living, soups can be a great…

December 20, 2019

Vegetable Noodles with Parm & Basil

  Who needs pasta and meat when a big bowl of veggies can taste so good? Basic ingredients, tender and colorful, with the right amount of salt and heat, these Vegetable Noodles with Parm & Basil are delish. Recipe link below!   Rating: A+…

September 20, 2019

Summer Squash & Pecorino Pasta

  Who doesn’t love a summer pasta dish that takes minutes to prep and where the longest step is boiling some pasta! This Summer Squash & Pecorino Pasta, from Good Housekeeping, is a nice reminder that summer is meant to be low-maintenance and flavorful,…

August 9, 2019