Organic Brussels Sprouts Sautéed with Bacon, Fennel Seed and Dill

Recipe for Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Have you always thought that Brussels sprouts were “icky?” If so, give this recipe a whirl. The added bacon gives it a flavor and texture that makes it very tasty. And the added fats helps your body absorb the nutrients packed into the sprouts. And that’s what’s called a win-win!

Vegan Stuffed Zucchini With Millet, Tomatoes, and Olives

Vegan stuffed squash made with millet, tomatoes, and olives | Foodal.com

Do you have an overflow of squash and zucchini that you need to use up? Take a look at these stuffed zucchini boats that are vegan friendly. Made with healthy grains and other ingredients, they are a perfect way to enjoy the prolific bounty of the summer garden season.

Spicy Peanut Kale Bowls Topped With Shoestring Sweet Potato Fries

Top down view of a white ceramic plate featuring a Spicy Peanut Kale Bowl Topped With Shoestring Sweet Potato Fries

Around here lately, while Tim has been replacing stair treads, putting up walls, painting the basement, swapping out bedroom doors and otherwise working on this house we’re hoping to finish, I’ve been in charge of keeping us both fed. This is an unusual arrangement for us, me in the kitchen and him elsewhere, and it’s …

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Nothing Says Fall Like Pureed Squash!

A rustic pumpkin soup perfect for the fall - Foodal.com

Not sure what to do with the winter squash that’s sitting on your counter? Try making a puree! This is delicious on its own, but that’s not all. Try adding it to a variety of sweet and savory dishes for a flavorful and nutritious seasonal treat. Learn how on Foodal.

Thyme Seasoned Green Beans with Tomatoes

Thyme Seasoned Green Beans with Tomatoes

Need a simple side to serve with dinner? One that’s nutritious, and flavorful too? Make delicious green beans flavored with thyme, tomatoes, and some lemon. My kids (are starting to) love it and I’m sure yours will too! And they’re so easy to prepare. Get the recipe now on Foodal.

Creamy Red Roasted Beet Soup

Creamy Red Roasted Beet Soup in a stoneware bowl.

The first time I subscribed to a CSA, back in Chicago years ago, was the first time I was exposed to beets, and, genuinely, I had no idea what to do with them. First, I learned how to roast them. Then I learned how to like them—in salads, as greens sauteéd or mixed into a hash, …

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Green Beans with Shallots, Garlic, Toasted Almonds, and Cranberries

Cranberries aren’t just for the holidays. These tasty berries are great throughout the winter. Try them in this super tasty Green Beans with Shallots, Garlic, Toasted Almonds, and Cranberries recipe. lA sweet, savory side dish with a kick of Thanksgiving nostalgia and a whole lot of flavor. Get the recipe now!

Sprouted Spelt Root Vegetable Handpies

A batch of Sprouted Spelt Root Vegetable Handpies in a basket.

You say that you can’t cook; I say, Give it time. I know it looks like people are born with fresh muffins coming out of their ovens, but it’s not true. Everybody starts somewhere. And the first time you try to cook, especially if that first time is when you’re no longer a kid and …

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Braised Roma Beans

Top down view of Braised Roma Beans on a white ceramic plate.

When Tim and I visited my family earlier this year, my brother loaned me the book The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry. The story, if you don’t know it, is about a man who accidentally begins a long journey to a friend, and along the way, both he and everyone he knows is affected. I reached …

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Addressing the Plight of Florida’s Tomato Farmworkers

Oven-dried tomatoes next to a quote on a gray background.

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers and other organizations aim to end the enslavement and abuse of workers in Florida’s tomato fields. Plus, our recipe for Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Tart, made with slave-free tomatoes. Read more.