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Best Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes

A recipe roundup of the internet’s Best Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes. From varying cooking methods to types of ingredients, this post has it all! Let’s dive into the world’s finest turkey this holiday season! Looking for the ultimate BEST Thanksgiving Turkey recipe? You’re in the right spot!  Turkey can be oddly stressful for so many of …

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Eggnog Overnight Oats (Dairy-Free, Naturally Sweetened)

Creamy, healthful eggnog overnight oatmeal made with homemade dairy-free, refined sugar-free eggnog for a festive, healthful breakfast. I’ve been having these fascinating thoughts lately. Like, what food would I serve my kids on Christmas morning. My kids, folks. If you know me at all, you know there is planet Julia, and then there is planet …

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Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash

A fresh shaved Brussels sprout salad with roasted butternut squash, pomegranate seeds, pumpkin seeds, chopped apple, and feta cheese – all tied together with a citrusy maple cinnamon dressing. While I normally don’t discuss my background, nor my emotions as they pertain to anything other than food, I thought I’d give a little piece of …

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Healthy Holiday Side Dishes

20 healthy holiday side dishes, perfect for sharing with friends and family who either have food intolerances or restrictions, or simply enjoy eating clean! With Thanksgiving coming up next week, and Christmas around the corner as well, I thought we could pause the recipes and focus some attention on fresh and funky Thanksgiving side dishes. …

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Indian-Spiced Lentil and Quinoa Stuffing

Thanksgiving stuffing (or dressing) made healthy with Indian-spiced lentils, quinoa, parsnips, toasted pine nuts, golden raisins, and more! A healthful side dish for your holiday gatherings. This post is sponsored by Pacific Foods. Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and I’m sure those of you who are preparing or contributing to a feast this year are already …

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Kabocha Squash Casserole (Gluten-Free)

Creamy, naturally sweet kabocha squash casserole with gluten-free walnut topping – a marvelous dish to share with friends and family during the holidays.  This post is sponsored by Vital Proteins. Kabocha is my soul squash. Have you familiarized yourself with it yet? I’m not even sure I can adequately describe it in words. It’s very …

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How to Roast the Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

Get ready for Thanksgiving by planning your turkey feast! This post provides tips on how to roast turkey for the most mouth-watering result, as well as tips on putting together a successful Thanksgiving feast.  This post is sponsored by Diestel Turkey. A few weeks ago, I spent a rainy Sunday preparing a Thanksgiving feast, complete with …

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Oven Roasted Root Vegetables

A straight-forward and easy recipe for oven roasted root vegetables, including suggestions for flavoring and serving your roots! You guys, guess what happened to me last week? Have you guessed? No peeking for spoilers.. This is really important business… Your guess is probably wrong so you should guess again. And again. Nope, guess again. Definitely …

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Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole (Paleo)

Healthy sweet potato casserole with crispy nutting streusel topping – a grain-free, refined sugar-free, dairy-free recipe that’s also paleo-friendly. This casserole is the perfect side dish for the holidays! Side dishes are serious business this time of year, and it shouldn’t come as a shock that when it comes to side dishes, all-things sweet potato …

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Cardamom Almond Flour Paleo Thumbprint Cookies

These grain-free, sugar-free paleo thumbprint cookies are warmly spiced with cardamom, and make excellent holiday gifts. Plus they’re healthy. Eat Share them all. Over the weekend, I finally finished reading The Fault in Our Stars (took me 2+ months), so you can just imagine the hot mess of a situation that was happening on my couch, and …

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Green Beans and Beets with Balsamic Reduction

Sauteed green beans and beets with bacon, pecans, goat cheese, and balsamic reduction. Chitty chitty bang bang! I’ve been tapping the side dishes like Fred Astaire. Except my version of “tapping” is more of a swift scooping…of foods…into my mouth. If I could give you a synopsis of my eating habits lately, it would go a …

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Gluten-Free Brunch Recipes for Easter

Celebrate finishing your taxes…or Easter… with brunch! Are you brunching this weekend?  I don’t brunch very often, but Easter brunch is one I always look forward to. I can never pass up a sausage-y frittata, potato hash, and mid-morning desserts all washed down with a fun and spunky cocktail.  Oh yeah, and hanging out with …

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30 Gluten-Free Chocolate Desserts for Valentine’s Day

FIRST: thank you a million times over for your support on the recent publication of Delicious Probiotic Drinks! I’m still in a state of shock that a.) the cookbook is actually out! b.) you’re INTERESTED in it, and c.) you’re tweeting, instagramming, and facebooking photos of my book in your very own home! AAAH! It’s surreal! …

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50 Detox Smoothie and Juice Recipes

I just couldn’t resist. Given my recent love for recipe roundups, you probably saw this coming. The post-holiday detox may be cliché, but there’s certainly a place for it. And that place is in our bodies. Butter happened really well for me this season, and I reckon my arteries are a little peeved. It’s time …

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