Roasted Vegetable and Blue Cheese Quinoa

Delicious roasted vegetables plus flavorful blue cheese tossed with quinoa makes for a tasty and nourishing side dish or light meal

Roasted Vegetable and Blue Cheese Quinoa

Roasted vegetables are my favorite things on Earth. I could eat roasted vegetables every day, and pretty much every vegetable tastes good roasted. Ok, so not celery but every other one I can think of is delicious.

They’re basically person. Roasted vegetables are simple to make. They taste great, and it’s super easy to eat a lot of vegetables in one sitting since the vegetables cook down so much. You can add them to so many things to improve the taste and nourishing benefits… grilled cheese, salsa, sauce, soup, and hummus. Yay for more veggies! [Read more…]

Healthy Ranch Dressing

Make this Healthy Ranch Dressing to use on your favorite salad or as a dip for veggies.

You won’t go back to store-bought ranch dressing once you see how easy it is to make this healthy version! It’s perfect for salads or as a dip for veggies. [Read more…]

Sweet Potato Nachos

Sweet Potato Nachos | Loaded up like Thanksgiving, enjoyable all year round! Get the recipe on MyCookingSpot.com!

Your eyes do not deceive you. Those are indeed Sweet Potato Nachos you’re seeing.

No. I’m not crazy. I know it’s not Thanksgiving, and you didn’t miss out on seven months of life, either.

I may or may not have bought a few too many sweet potatoes in preparation for Easter dinner last weekend, so…I present you with this brainchild! A sort of new take on a loaded sweet potato, but one you can enjoy even in the beginning of spring without feeling like autumn leaves and Christmas shopping are bearing down on you!

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Cranberry Walnut Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Cranberry Walnut Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette - My Cooking Spot-2

Hey there! Stephanie from Sustaining the Powers here again today. I may be crazy for writing this in Colorado, but as soon as Spring starts to roll around I start craving fresh greens and healthy salads. I would probably eat a different salad for lunch every single day if I could. (And by salad I mean a bowl of lettuce that’s totally covered in toppings. Possibly very close to the way I make a taco “salad.”) [Read more…]