Hi, and welcome to Half Baked Harvest! Here you will find wholesome recipes made with real ingredients, from cozy comfort foods to healthy(ish) desserts, sprinkled with a few over the top creations.

I’m Tieghan, and I’m all about living life simply, eating seasonally, and using non processed whole foods. The recipes you’ll find here are inspired by the people and places I love most. I come from a family of nine, and a big family means BIG meals. In an effort to rein in the chaos…and have dinner on the table before midnight…I began to help cook. I soon realized how much I enjoyed it, and before I knew it, I had taken over the cooking of meals full-time. I captured the process in photos and documented my best recipes. And that’s how Half Baked Harvest was born.

I spent the first 14 years of my life in Cleveland, Ohio until my family moved to the very snowy mountains of Colorado. I now live in a converted horse barn, a special place that I was able to design entirely around my lifestyle. It’s where I shot my first cookbook, The Half Baked Harvest Cookbook, and where I spend my days experimenting with new recipes, photographing my creations, feeding my family, and making one giant mess in the process. My hope is to inspire a love for food in others, as well as the courage to try something new.

I started this blog in 2012 and have since been featured on The Cooking Channel, Food Network, HGTV, O Magazine, Shape Magazine, Self Magazine, the Huffington Post, PopSugar, Crate & Barrel catalogs and blog, and several others. Half Baked Harvest was named Readers’ Choice Favorite Food Blog by Better Homes and Gardens in both 2014 and 2016. It was also the recipient of Saveur Magazine’s 2016 Award for Most Inspired Weeknight Dinners as well as the 2016 Bloglovin’ Best Food Blog Award. My first book, The Half Baked Harvest Cookbook, published by Clarkson Potter, came out in the fall 2017.

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