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Crispy Sweet Potato Fries with Feta Dipping Sauce

Crispy Sweet Potato Fries with Feta Dipping Sauce

Fries Fries Fries Fries Fries! The above is a pretty accurate script of what’s going on in my mind when I’m supposed to be eating healthy. Chicken and veggies for a couple days in a row really makes a woman go crazy, am I right? […]

Banza Penne with Sun Dried Tomatoes (Gluten free!)

Banza Penne with Sun Dried Tomatoes (Gluten free!)

We’re Talkin’ Pasta, and Banza is the New Black I came across a Buzzfeed article the other day titled “How Popular are Your Unpopular Opinions?” Although I consider myself a pretty un-opinionated person (I know, I’m a millennial. I should have a thousand opinions about […]

Gluten Free Double Chocolate Brownies with Sea Salt

Gluten Free Double Chocolate Brownies with Sea Salt

Confession time—I’ve whipped up four batches of these sent-from-the-good-Lord-himself brownies in the past week.   Yes, you read that correctly. Four.   Fortunately, three of the pans were shipped off to good and loving homes where I did not have access to them. (Read: scarfing […]

Eat Your Beets & Love Them Too

Eat Your Beets & Love Them Too

4 Satisfying Ways to Eat Your Beets! “The first person who milked a cow must have been into some weird stuff” I came across this one-liner on Reddit last Tuesday, and after it gave me a solid 5-minute chuckle (it doesn’t take much) I got […]

Blueberry and Banana Oat Protein Breakfast Cups

Blueberry and Banana Oat Protein Breakfast Cups

Hi all! I’m super excited to share with you my breakfast inspiration from Alexis Joseph’s (aka, Hummusapien) recipe for her Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Protein Cups. The more I thought about the first time I made her recipe, I realized this was the first-ever dish […]

What the Matcha?

What the Matcha?

Please note this is a sponsored post but all opinions and ideas are my own.   To be completely honest with you all, the first time I heard someone mention “matcha” I thought I caught the tail-end of their sneeze and I almost said “bless […]

Salmon Veggie Bowl with Peanut Thai Sauce

Salmon Veggie Bowl with Peanut Thai Sauce

Peanut butter, Chickpeas, Salmon.   No, this isn’t some weird Haiku. But if I would have taken a look at those three ingredients a few months ago and guessed that I’d be mixing them up in the same bowl, I wouldn’t have believed it. You […]

6 NEW Ways to Make Avocado Toast at Home

6 NEW Ways to Make Avocado Toast at Home

To whomever established the marriage of avocado and toast, I say thank you. Avocado > Poached Egg > Toasted Pepitas > Paprika If only I could say more than just thank you, because the joining of this sacred orb with the blandest (is that a […]