Category: Vegetarian

Turmeric Vegetable Quinoa Soup (GF, V)

Beat the winter blues with a soothing bowl of Turmeric Vegetable Quinoa Soup. A colorful and fragrant soup bursting with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds that will nourish your body – and your soul!


 

I know what you’re thinking… “Turmeric?? Isn’t that like soo 2016?”

This trendy yellow spice may have been all the rage in 2016, but that doesn’t mean it deserves to be shunned to the back of the pantry any time soon (especially with the impressive nutritional profile that it boasts). If you happen to still be in the dark about this bright yellow spice, then today’s your lucky day – prepare for a crash course in Turmeric 101(more…)

Dinner Roll Baked French Toast Cups

Dinner Roll Baked French Toast Cups are the perfect way to use up leftover dinner rolls! It’s everything that you love about French Toast.. served up in perfectly portioned muffin form. Customize with your favorite fruit or jam and drizzle with maple syrup for the ultimate (healthy) breakfast treat!


 

The holidays are a time for traditions. Whether it’s baking cookies, watching holiday movies, or belting carols, there’s always that one holiday tradition that you know you can count on to happen every. single. year.

My family’s holiday tradition? Dinner rolls.
…or lack thereof.

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Cranberry Orange Chia Jam

Cranberry Orange Chia Jam comes together in minutes and is a healthy, wholesome and low-sugar alternative to store-bought jams and jellies! | www.bytesizednutrition.com

Cranberry Orange Chia Jam comes together in minutes and is full of fresh, tangy cranberries and refreshing citrus flavor. Spread on toast, dollop on pancakes, or mix into plain yogurt or oatmeal for a low-sugar alternative to store-bought jams and jellies.


 

Does the word “cranberry” evoke memories of Thanksgiving (specifically, those infamous jellied cranberry molds that resemble the shape of a metal can)?

If so, you’re not alone. Cranberries are a staple on many Thanksgiving tables – mine included. But, for some reason, these flavorful tart berries tend to get the cold shoulder the other 364 days of the year.

What do you say we change that, shall we? (more…)

Roasted Autumn Harvest Salad

This Roasted Autumn Harvest Salad is hearty enough to stand on its own, but also makes for a colorful side salad. Loaded with roasted delicata squash, beets and apples, it’s the perfect way to showcase flavorful fall produce!


 

What do you consider the “start” of winter?

I mean, I know technicallllly the calendar says that winter doesn’t start until December 21st, but let’s be real, does anyone actually go by that? 

If not, where do we draw the line? Does “winter” start the first day of December? The day after Thanksgiving? The first snowfall? (That last one may be problematic for you Southern folk.. or those living in the unpredictable climate of Upstate New York) Winter in October? Yeah, no thanks. (more…)

Rosemary Roasted Squash, Beets and Apples

Rosemary Roasted Winter Squash, Beets and Apples | A healthy and colorful side dish to help you detox from the holidays! www.bytesizednutrition.com

Brighten up any meal with Rosemary Roasted Winter Squash, Beets and Apples! This sweet and savory side dish is the perfect way to get back on track after the holidays.


 

Happy Cyber Monday, cyber friends! I hope you all enjoyed a wonderful and relaxing Thanksgiving weekend that left your hearts and your bellies full.

There was certainly no shortage of delicious food to be had around here (and no shortage of delicious leftovers, either!) If you happen to follow me on Instagram, then you probably know that I’ve been enjoying leftovers for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
And it’s. been. glorious. (more…)