Portobello Baked Eggs with Sundried Tomatoes & Goat Cheese

Portobello Baked Egg with Sundried Tomato and Goat Cheese Filling

Elegant, easy, and 20 minutes from refrigerated ingredients to table? I have a new go-to favorite for a vegetarian main dish for one, or for more, that only requires 4 ingredients. These Portobello Baked Eggs with Sundried Tomatoes and Goat Cheese are so flavorful that you won’t want to share. I rarely pick up sundried tomatoes because… 

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Summer Vegetable Orzo Salad with a Lemon Garlic Dressing

Summer Vegetable Orzo Salad with a Lemon Dressing

Something about my birthday week last week just left me craving more veggies and home cooking. Was it the amazing dinner at Acorn that ended in free desserts (yes, multiple)? The ice cream pit stops with multiple friends? The birthday drink from Starbucks (okay fine add whip)? Either way, I went overboard at the farmers’… 

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Skillet Carrot Cake with Coconut Cream Icing

Vegan Skillet Carrot Cake with Coconut Cream Icing

It’s my birthday and I made myself a cake. That’s normal, right? I wanted to celebrate with all of you internet friends! While birthdays are cause for celebration, I think that I do my best to celebrate life a little bit every day. I definitely think more days should include carrot cake (and if not in… 

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Chilean Completo Hot Dog

Chilean Hot Dog - a street dog topped with avocado, tomato, and mayo

I spent some time abroad in Chile in 2011, enjoying Chilean slang (cachai?), studying indigenous culture and public health in the North, exploring the beautiful country from the Atacama Desert to Patagonia’s national parks, and eating hot dogs topped with avocado, tomato, and mayonnaise. It was truly the life. [via] So many of you know… 

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Lemon Asparagus Pasta with Feta & Mint

Lemon Asparagus Pasta with Feta and Mint

Pasta tiiime! It’s been awhile since we had a vegetarian pasta party, no? I love throwing shrimp and meatballs on pasta, but those both seemed overwhelming to the flavors I was envisioning for this pasta. I would have loved to roast the asparagus and grape tomatoes for this recipe, but there was no way I… 

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5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Balls

Peanut Butter Snack Balls - 90 calories each

This weekend, we successfully summited Gray’s Peak! Definitely check out my victory photo at the top if you haven’t seen it already. I couldn’t figure out whether the feeling of euphoria I had the whole way down was due to the high of accomplishing my goal, or whether it was thanks to my epic trail… 

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