Seasonal Home Cooking

Winter

Salmon Coconut Curry

Salmon Coconut Curry

I have wanted to include a recipe for turnips on here before winter is over. Turnips are a winter root vegetable that is often over looked. I have always tried to find ways to vary our diet while still mostly eating seasonal ingredients. I got […]

Roasted Acorn Squash Quinoa Salad

Roasted Acorn Squash Quinoa Salad

Acorn Squash is one of my favorite winter squashes. I find it sweeter than butternut and it has a creamier texture than other winter squashes when it is roasted. Bonus, you do not have to peel acorn squash you can actually eat the skin. If […]

Cold/Flu Chicken and Rice Soup

Cold/Flu Chicken and Rice Soup

It is cold and flu season, and variations of chicken soup are always appreciated during this time. Today, I am sharing a Chicken and Rice Soup. A while ago, I found a recipe from Cook’s Illustrated for Lighter Chicken and Dumplings. In this recipe, they […]

Blood Orange Mint Julep

Blood Orange Mint Julep

Blood Oranges are in season this time of year. I had never really come across this type of orange until I was living in California. They have become one of my top favorite oranges, after Minneolas. They have a beautiful skin outside, that is a […]

Grapefruit Avocado Kale Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

Grapefruit Avocado Kale Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

Winter is citrus season and I am so glad it is. Winter can be dark, dreary, gloomy and citrus provides a nice brightness that is much needed during this time. Kale is also in season during the winter, it is one of those hearty winter […]

Cinnamon Layered Scones with Espresso Glaze

Cinnamon Layered Scones with Espresso Glaze

Scones. I think the first time I had a scone it was a pumpkin spice scone from Starbucks. Forever a basic #PSL lover, I of course got the scone as well. The scone was good. I liked it. I had no complaints. Once I got […]

Pizza with Caramelized Onions, Truffle Oil and Arugula

Pizza with Caramelized Onions, Truffle Oil and Arugula

  Homemade pizza is a perfect Friday night dinner… it happens often in our house. More times than not, we are making something different from your typical cheese, margarita or pepperoni pizza. Pizzas are so versatile which is one of my favorite things about them, […]

Tuscan Bean Soup

Tuscan Bean Soup

I think almost everyone enjoys some type of soup during the fall and winter. A warm bowl of soup can be so comforting on cold, dreary days. This Tuscan Bean Soup is one of my favorites to make, it is so hearty and filling. I […]

Make Ahead Root Vegetable Hash

Make Ahead Root Vegetable Hash

I have mentioned in previous posts that I like to eat healthy and prep things ahead of time. I really enjoy having healthier options available to me in the refrigerator, that do not take much time at all to put together and still taste really […]

Cranberry Oat Bars

Cranberry Oat Bars

Oat bars are a really easy thing to make, they can be made with minimal dishes, always a plus, and they have oats which are a good nutrition source. From that logic, we can conclude we can eat these for breakfast now right? Right. These […]