Pumpkin spice isn’t just for sweet dishes! You’ll love this blend of spices when cooked with red lentils, yummy aromatics and pumpkin to make this Pumpkin Spice Lentil Soup! @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Pumpkin Spice Lentil Soup

I love pumpkins. There. I said it and now it’s out of the way. I’m not sorry about it either. Because pumpkins are 100% awesome and they 100% make me happy. So happy that nearly all of the Halloween decorations in my house involve a pumpkin somehow. Beyond looking at them, I also love to eat them. And while I love a yummy sweet treat made with pumpkin, I also dig the savory stuff. Enter this Pumpkin Spice Lentil Soup!

Read More
@cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Cranberry Pecan Granola

It’s been awhile since I made granola. And for some reason Fall always inspires me to get back to making it. Something about the warm, cozy smell it has while baking makes it feel like autumn is finally here. This Cranberry Pecan Granola certainly celebrates the season with lots of toasty pecans and sweet-tart cranberries. It’s an easy recipe to make and an easy recipe to love!

Read More
Banana bread gets a nourishing boost with oats and flax seed! This Chocolate Oat Banana Bread makes for an awesome snack or breakfast! @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Chocolate Oat Banana Bread

‘Tis the season for pumpkins, but I’m making banana bread. Not because I don’t love pumpkins, but because I had bananas and well, you know the saying, “if you’ve got brown bananas, you must make banana bread.” What? That’s not a saying? Oh well, it is in my world. And I love bananas and banana bread as well as oats and chocolate chips – so yeah, here comes Chocolate Oat Banana Bread!

Read More
Boring beans? Not these Bacon Borracho Beans! Dry beans are transformed into something magical when infused with bacon and garlic! @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Bacon Borracho Beans

It’s hard to get excited about beans, right? Well, not for me! Why? Because I love beans! And right now I’m really loving these Bacon Borracho Beans. Intrigued? I thought so! Read on!

Read More
The bottled stuff is good, but homemade is so much! Learn how easy it is to make your own healthyish Green Goddess Dressing!

Healthyish Green Goddess Dressing

How many times have you heard someone say, “you should make your own salad dressing! It’s so easy!” So annoying, right? But guess what, it’s SO true! And this Healthy-ish Green Goddess Salad Dressing is the best example of that. Stop rolling your eyes and read on!

Read More
You've made overnight oats, but what about overnight bulgur? You'll love this fun twist and all of the customizable, yummy, nourishing options for flavor! @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Super Easy Overnight Bulgur

Creative breakfasts on weekday mornings are not my forte. That’s why you’ll often see me noshing on PB&J toast. But recently, with the little sous chef heading out the door early, I’ve found the need to be a little more creative. Read – kids are choosy when it comes to breakfast food. What? You already knew this? 🙂 One thing we’re digging right now? Overnight bulgur! Nope, you didn’t read that wrong, I 100% meant bulgur NOT oats. Want to know more? Keep reading!

Read More
It's the ultimate sweet combination! Try these Outrageous Raspberry Brownies because you deserve to be happy! @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Outrageous Raspberry Brownies

Do you ever crave something? Wait, if you’re human, I am certain that you do. Well, recently I’ve been craving chocolate and raspberries. It’s a combination I’ve loved since I was a kid. And it all has to do with a guy named Ben and a guy named Jerry. And here’s the story on how these Outrageous Raspberry Brownies were created!

Read More
Traditional potato salad with a punch of bacon and chives. You can't beat this easy Bacon Chive Potato Salad! @cookinRD

Bacon Chive Potato Salad

As you know by now, August is Kids Eat Right month and in honor of that, I’m running a month-long campaign to help promote getting kids in the kitchen cooking. Why am I telling you this again? Well, because I’m trying to set the stage for you. And I promise this Bacon Chive Potato Salad is relevant to the story. So here we go…

Read More

Kids in the Kitchen 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!!! Yes, I know it’s not Christmas, but it sure feels like it! Why? Because August is Kids Eat Right Month! A month-long celebration of teaching kids the importance of food and nutrition. And this year, it’s all about the cooking! Oh, who am I kidding, it’s ALWAYS about the cooking! I’m on a big time mission to help get kids in the kitchen and I’ve got a serious A-team list of colleagues who’ve got the same goal! So, this month we’re celebrating #kidsinthekitchen.

Read More
When mushroom and beef meet, they make one incredible burger!

Mushroom Beef Burger Sliders

When I was pregnant with the little sous chef I craved 3 things – guacamole, milk shakes and burgers! The first two made perfect sense to me, but the burgers were a big surprise. I don’t remember ever really getting excited about burgers any time before that, what made pregnancy so different? But here’s the deal, I only wanted BEEF burgers. So weird! Well, ironically, that craving still exists even 5+ years after the sous chef was born! And it was about time I shared a burger recipe with you. Let’s talk about these Mushroom Beef Burger Sliders!

Read More