Single Serving Peach Gazpacho

Easy Peach Gazpacho

Let’s hold onto summer with one last big hurrah as we begin September – snag those peaches up before we’re regretting not eating another 10! Late in the spring, I signed up for a fruit CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) to help encourage me to eat more fruit as snacks and enjoy summer produce beyond veggies…. 

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Denver To Do List

Root Down

As I excitedly prepare for a month of jet setting around, starting with this long weekend in Toronto, I am sad to leave Denver during one of the most beautiful times of year – late summer to early fall. While I know that my destinations will force me to be more spontaneous and pull me… 

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Cheesy Stuffed Peppers with Zucchini and Corn

Zucchini and Corn Stuffed Peppers

I have never been a big fan of queso (stay with me, I realize this post is about queso). The cheesy, salty dip that appears at every football watching party in a slow cooker, or slathered over nachos at any sports stadium, just didn’t have much appeal. The reason? That block of Velveeta cheese. When Pacific… 

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Easy Pico de Gallo

Easy Chunky Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo, also known as Salsa Fresca, is the perfect fresh combination of chopped tomato, onion, and jalapeño. I make this all the time as a low-calorie way to jazz up a boring meal: it’s great to keep in the fridge for the week for topping anything and everything. As summer tomatoes are peaking… 

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

Mini Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

These. Cookie dough in bite form (!!). As I love to do, I have taken my favorite salmonella-studded raw treat and transformed it into a healthier indulgence by using some of my favorite whole foods: almonds for texture and monosaturated fat, dates for that buttery sugar sweetness and fiber, cinnamon and vanilla for antioxidants and that cookie… 

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Strawberry Mint Yogurt Parfaits

Strawberry Mint Plain Yogurt Parfaits- a refreshing and delicious healthy breakfast

There is something I love about jazzing my yogurt up with fun toppings – whether it be sliced fruit, toasted granola, or chopped nuts. Probiotics and healthy fats aside, eating a yogurt is a satisfying way for me to curb my sweet tooth daily, and this minty strawberry concoction is no exception. This yogurt parfait… 

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How To Make Refrigerator Dill Pickles & Pickled Vegetables

Easy Refrigerator Dill Pickles and Pickled Vegetables

A few weeks ago at the Boulder Farmers’ Market, most stalls were advertising ‘pickling cucumbers.’ I have always wanted to try making pickles, and thought of the process as long, involving cooking the brine and adding sugar and waiting. When I realized that it could be a simple process of shaking together some ingredients in the fridge,… 

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What I Ate {#16}

Eggplant + Zucchini Lasagna

These monthly wrap up posts keep getting pushed further and further into the next month- I love that, because it makes me realize how much I am diversifying my content on this little internet space of mine. First and foremost, I want to thank everyone who reached out last Friday after my open and honest post about… 

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