Cranberry Bourbon Cocktail - perfect for holiday get-togethers | Uproot from Oregon

Cranberry Bourbon Cocktail

Secretly, I am hoping you haven’t decided on your cocktail recipe for tomorrow in the midst of brining a turkey, getting side dishes ready, and baking pumpkin pies. Today, I bring you a Cranberry Bourbon Cocktail that you can whip up for yourself and friends as you work in the kitchen prepping Thanksgiving or stand… 

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My Daily Green Smoothie

There are some recipes that I make week after week that never appear on this blog. It might just be that they seem too mundane to me at this point, and I rarely take the time to measure them as I throw them together. My Daily Green Smoothie is one of those – an easy breakfast to… 

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Dairy Free Potato Leek Soup | Uproot from Oregon

Dairy Free Potato Leek Soup

With Thanksgiving coming up in less than a week, I know I am thinking of my parents in Portland and all the special meals we have shared together. My mom is a wonderful cook – she loves making simple dishes that aren’t complicated, and has always been eager to make things healthy and nutritious for… 

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Brown Rice Stuffing packed with veggies, vegan sausage, and dried cranberries | Uproot from Oregon

Brown Rice Stuffing with Cranberries, Leeks, and Thyme

I have always called stuffing… well, stuffing. I never understood what people meant when they were talking about “dressing” – that makes me think of salad, which is the total opposite of the delicious carb-a-licious stuff that goes with a turkey. While this Brown Rice Stuffing with Cranberries, Leeks, and Thyme isn’t necessarily the most traditional… 

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Simple Layered Apple Crisp with a crunchy topping - delicious and low-sugar | Uproot from Oregon

Simple Layered Apple Crisp

Somehow, I managed to hold onto the 10+ pound box of apples we got from our CSA share for over 2 weeks without making a big dent. This weekend, I drove in headfirst to make this Simple Layered Apple Crisp with Granola Topping – and have probably eaten the equivalent of 3 apples per day since…. 

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Dig in to a Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie for a #SoyInspired Thanksgiving! uprootfromoregon.com #sponsored

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie with Tofu and a Cauliflower Crust & a Giveaway

Disclaimer: I am participating in The Soyfoods Council’s #SoyInspired Thanksgiving as a member of the Healthy Aperture Blogger Network. I was compensated for my time. Thanksgiving shouldn’t just be about the turkey. For the next few days, a bunch of my favorite bloggers are celebrating Thanksgiving early with #SoyInspired recipes that you are going to drool over (check… 

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Hi friends and happy Wednesday! This week has been creeping along slowly – mostly due to some anticipation that the Uproot from Oregon kitchen might be relocating from a tiny closet sized room to being part of an actual house with a window. I can’t even contain my excitement. More details to come so stay tuned… 

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Almond Latte Nut Butter

Almond Latte Nut Butter

Almond Latte Nut Butter is a perfect blend of warm comforting flavors – almond extract, cinnamon, and espresso powder take a basic almond butter recipe to the next level. This nut butter has been one year in the making. About this time last year, I won a year’s supply of almonds in a recipe contest. What… 

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Holiday Gift Guide 2014 - Uproot from Oregon

2014 Holiday Gift Guide

It’s not too soon to start thinking about gifts for this holiday season. I have to admit, I usually have high hopes of making my own vanilla extract to gift to others. Without fail, Christmas sneaks up on me and I have a week or two to pull something together. Let’s take the push together… 

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Sweet Pea Hummus | uprootfromoregon.com

Sweet Pea Hummus

I received free samples of Libby’s new Vegetable Pouches mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Libby’s and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. With fall and winter come lots of get-togethers. I am always stumped… 

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Vietnamese Zucchini Noodle Bowl (Bun Cha) | Uproot from Oregon

Vietnamese Zucchini Noodle Bowl {Bún Chà}

Flashback one year ago: Noah and I were roaming the streets of Hanoi, Vietnam (see some pictures here & here!) eating bowls of Bún Chà for lunch, after breakfasts of Pho Ga (chicken pho – and yes, it’s breakfast food!). Before traveling to Vietnam, I had only had pho a few times, and hadn’t ever tried Bún. Typically,… 

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