Butternut Squash Baked Barley Risotto

Butternut Squash Baked Barley Risotto

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Soup season has me craving all things cozy. That includes chai lattes, sweaters and scarves. If it’s served in a bowl or mug that I can wrap my hands around to warm up, then I’m

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Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1/2 small white onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup pearl barley
Cheese Tortellini Pasta Bake

Cheese Tortellini Pasta Bake

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There is never a weekly grocery run where I don’t have pasta in my cart. Spaghetti for my husband, wagon wheels for my son and any shape of chickpea pasta for me. It’s no secret

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Ingredients
  • 1/2 pound broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound fresh cheese tortellini pasta
  • 1-1/2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1-14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes, juice drained
  • 3/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives
Baked Sweet Potato Fritters

Baked Sweet Potato Fritters

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Sweet potatoes are one of the few veggies that you’re meant to eat all year long. There are no short seasons and heartbreaking goodbyes like with asparagus in the spring and corn in the summer.

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Ingredients
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 pound sweet potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
Slow Cooker Moroccan Chickpea Stew

Slow Cooker Moroccan Chickpea Stew

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In the last week has anyone else used a dining chair to get to a high shelf to dust off their slow-cooker? I can’t be the only one. It’s finally time.  Because of my son’s

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Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small white onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon