Healthiest Salty Snacks

Nuts Walnuts. Pecans. Almonds. Whatever kind you prefer, a small handful makes a great snack. They’re full of healthy fats, fiber, and protein. They also have minerals like magnesium. Skip the kinds that are dry-roasted or flavored — they’re higher in sodium.  Instead, add your own dash of flavor with cayenne pepper or cinnamon. Edamame These[…]

Traditional Christmas Food, Ranked From Best-Ever to Worst

Get outta here with your candy canes and eggnog whatever.   I unabashedly love everything about the holiday season. I deck my halls like Buddy the Elf, watch the same 10 Christmas movies every year and load up my plate (er, plates) with traditional Christmas foods like it’s my last meal. As soon as my local grocery store sets[…]

Candied Yams

This is a simple and quick way to enjoy a Thanksgiving favorite! Canned yams or sweet potatoes may be used.   Prep: 15 mins Cook: 25 mins Total: 40 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 6 servings   Ingredients ¼ cup butter, cut into pieces ½ cup brown sugar 1 ½ cups miniature marshmallows Directions Step 1 Preheat[…]

Easy Shepherd’s Pie

Favorite shepherd’s pie recipe, a classic casserole of Britain and Ireland done American-style. Cook ground beef and savory vegetables, top with mashed potatoes, and bake to perfection. Shepherd’s Pie comes to us from England, and is traditionally made with lamb or mutton. Here in the states we are more of a beef eating culture than a lamb[…]

Best Veggie Burger

This is the best veggie burger recipe! These burgers are 100% vegan and won’t fall apart on the grill. Hearty, satisfying and flavor packed, even meat eaters will love them! What makes a perfect veggie burger? The perfect veggie burger, first of all, has to be easy enough to make (not too complicated). It also has to[…]