I got a buttercup squash in my weekly organic food basket and wasn’t sure what to do with it, so it waited patiently on my counter for a couple weeks. With the cold weather, I ended up craving chili since it is so warm and filling. Inspired by my pumpkin chili, I decided to use my squash to make this dish. The result is thick, spicy,
Soup is a fall and winter favorite of mine. However, I don’t tend to eat appetizers unless I have company so I prefer to have my soups as a main dish. While some soups (usually those including beans and grains) fill me up, some just don’t cut it as a main dish. And now I’ve found the perfect solution: cornbread! I love cornbread and finally
Fall weather pointed its nose in September. While I enjoy summer, colder weather makes me happy because I then have to eat tons of soups and stews and I loooove soups and stews! They are so comforting after being out in the cold. We’ve also been having a lot of ups and downs in temperature this year; it actually feels like there are 10 seasons now sometimes.
Shepherd’s pie is definitely a childhood favourite, and a perfect comfort food meal for those colder days that just started. Although I liked the traditional corn-meat-potato mix as a child, I have been loving experimenting with different veggie fillings for vegan versions of the classic. As long as there are mashed potatoes on top, I am happy! This shepherd’s pie is far the classic, with
After making my pumpkin chili, I thought it would be great to try other types of squash in a chili recipe. I had a ton of squash this week and thought; why not make a chili with all those different squash varieties? This chili has 4 different squashes and some pumpkin puree too! So you could say it is a 5-squash chili! All this squash