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Grain-Free Carrot Cake Muffins (Paleo)

You’re going to slap me in the face when you find out what’s in these carrot cake muffins. Spoiler alert: it’s a parsnip.   The snow hath fallen!!! Okay, not a uuuuge amount…just a little sprinkle sprinkle to keep things real…just enough to take pretty pictures and go fiddle around in, but every bit counts. One …

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Roasted Root Vegetable Buddha Bowls with Maple Cinnamon Tahini Dressing

Roasted Root Vegetable Buddha Bowls with Maple Cinnamon Tahini Dressing…a.k.a. this blog’s signature Buddha Bowl. Das Buddha Bowl! If you’re new to the concept, a Buddha bowl, no sweat! Buddha bowls are basically a macrobiotic bowl of a variety of vegetables – both raw ans cooked. They typically include a mixture of greens (spinach, kale, …

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Crock Pot Parsnip and Lamb Curry with Spinach

Crock pot parsnip and lamb curry with spinach can be made on any weekday! Simply throw everything in your slow cooker and allow it to cook uuuuuber slowly while you work (or sleep)! This curry threw me for a real loop. Sometimes I like to do my crock potting at night versus first thing in …

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Leftover Turkey Soup with Root Vegetables

Turkey soup with leftover Thanksgiving turkey and root vegetables is a fabulous way to keep the holiday feast going!  Who here is obsessed with carcasses? Spoiler alert: I am. Fact or fiction?: Julia made The Most Epic Turkey Stock Evah last week. Fact. The end. Not really. You see this soup here? Totally not made with …

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Roasted Root Salad with Balsamic-Date Vinaigrette

Put your pagers on vibrate and hold onto your satchels, because you’re about to go alllll afternoon delight. Over a salad. A salad of roots and skyrockets in flight. Roasted root vegetables all thyme-ed up on the spinach boat with hunks of feta and balsamic-date vinaigrette. It’s something to talk about, Bonnie Raitt. True Story. …

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Baked Root Chips with Buttermilk-Parsley Dipping Sauce

Baked root chips with buttermilk-parsley dipping sauce are the best things that have come out of your oven since sliced bread. This won’t come as a shocker, but I prefer acquiring kitchen appliances over all other things in life. Cars? Purses? Shoes? Foggedaboutit. But a nice whatchamacallit to facilitate my kitchen musings? I’m down. It’s true. I haven’t …

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Crock Pot Butternut Squash and Parsnip Soup

Healthy, easy crock pot butternut squash soup with parsnips. A simple-to-prepare recipe with big health benefits! Please tell me you watched Friends, season 5 enough times to hear, “squatternut bosh” every single time someone says, “butternut squash.” Every dang time? Good. Now we can move on. If there is one root vegetable I can forget …

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