Gluten Free Quinoa Stuffed Pumpkin

For those of us with food allergies or intolerances, such as gluten intolerance or Celiac disease, the holidays can be hard. Honestly, I like having the holidays at my house for two reasons: 1) I love to host and...

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Recipe of the Month: Grilled Pineapple with Cinnamon

When my best friend from Tallahassee (I prefer to call it Tallanasty since I grew up a Florida Gator) visited me here in Columbia, we made these big plans to treat ourselves out to eat on our last night...

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Recipe of the Month: Roasted Kielbasa & Vegetables

I saw this picture the other day and it cracked me up.  While this picture undoubtedly applies to moms, I think it can apply to everyone. In January, I was cooking oven roasted chicken thighs with a light mushroom cream...

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Recipe of the Month: Banana-Nut Cookies

Confession time. I am a soon-to-be Bachelor of Exercise Science as well as an aspiring registered dietitian. So, naturally, I do my best to eat right and stay fit. That being said, I LOVE SUGAR!! Like absolutely adore it,...

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Recipe of the Month: Gluten-Free Veggie Quiche

Picture this: it's another crazy weekday morning.  After snoozing your alarm three times, you roll out of bed and embark on yet another attempt to make yourself look semi-presentable , even though you are absolutely exhausted and are already...

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Recipe of the Month: Olive Oil Granola

A few years back at my bridal shower, one of the activities my maid of honor planned was to have everyone at the shower write out their favorite recipe for me. One of my friends and old roommate gave...

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Recipe of the Month: Salmon with Quinoa Salad

It’s the dead of winter, yet the weather makes it feel like its springtime! Today’s forecast calls for 75 degrees, bright and sunny, and that makes this recipe so perfect- it’s hearty yet light with cool, crisp flavors. Salmon...

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Lightened-Up Thanksgiving: Crockpot Edition

Perhaps my favorite culinary weapon is the crockpot. You throw a bunch of food in there, plug it in, and go about your day. Then, you come home to a house that smells absolutely incredible and a warm, comforting...

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Low Carb Pumpkin Pancakes

I love pancakes! Growing up, every Sunday after church, my father would make us a big stack of yummy, fluffy, hot pancakes covered in peanut butter and syrup; a memory that I cherish and would love to continue. As...

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Recipe of the Month: Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

In the fall, when the schedule is as hectic as ever, there is nothing I love more than coming home to a meal that is already cooked for me. Using a slow cooker is a life-saver, not to mention...

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