Stuffed Shells with Kale and Sage Sausage in a Butternut Squash Sauce




Lately my goal has been to up the health and nutritional value of the food I make. Stuffed shells sounded like a good way to use some of the kale and chard in the garden, and to put a little bit more of an autumnal twist on the dish, I made a sauce with butternut squash instead of the usual …

MelindaStuffed Shells with Kale and Sage Sausage in a Butternut Squash Sauce
Mini White Pumpkins for fall decor

4 Fall Ideas to Bring the Season Indoors




With the transition of summer to fall, it’s the time of year I love to savor since it is so fleeting and so beautiful. I wanted to share some of the things I enjoy to bring fall into Fox Cottage. When I think of fall, it brings to mind certain scents, colors, textures and just an over all cozy feeling …

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Naan Bread Pizza. Bohemian Cottage

Pesto Naan Bread Pizza with Pancetta and Tomato




I don’t know about you, but during the week it can be tiring to cook dinner. On those days when my energy is low and all I hear is ‘what’s for dinner”, I like easy, tasty and quick. Naan bread makes a great pizza crust! I can find it in the bakery section of the grocery store, and with whatever …

MelindaPesto Naan Bread Pizza with Pancetta and Tomato
Chicken Caprese Pizza from bohemiancottage.com

Caprese Chicken Pizza




Browsing magazines never fails to make me inspired. Whether its a craft or a dinner, magazines are full of opportunities. ¬†I came across a picture of ¬†chicken caprese pizza in seventeen magazine. This seemed like the perfect meal to satisfy the appetite of the picky eaters of our house, while still keeping it healthy. This pizza is truly easy to …

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Pork Chops with Maple Apple Cream Sauce




Fall is finally here in Colorado! That subtle shift in the air, that familiar crisp, coolness. I get fall fever pretty bad, wanting all that it brings, comfort food being at the top of the list. The garden is finally popping out the root vegetables that I planted from seed this spring. This was my first ever crop of carrots …

MelindaPork Chops with Maple Apple Cream Sauce