Healthy Veggie Fried Rice

Veggie Packed Fried Rice- an easy and healthy alternative to take-out

Today is a sad day: my first day back at work after 3 weeks of glorious vacation. I know you’ve had the feeling of coming off an incredible adventure high, back down to normalcy and the daily grind. It’s somewhat depressing. Today is going to be a long day for me, so the thought of… 

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Fall Harvest Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing

Fall Harvest Kale Salad with Lentils, Cranberry, Apple, Sweet Potato, Pecans, Goat Cheese, and a Tahini Dressing

Before leaving for our trip, Noah and I had a week where we ate a bunch of kale every single night. Massaged into a kale salad or sautéed into a meal, it was exactly what we wanted before a few weeks of not knowing how many rich curries, rice bowls, and jalebis we were going… 

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Apple & Manchego Bites with Balsamic Walnut Butter

Apple Manchego Bites with Walnut Butter and Dried Cranberries

I’m sure you are also sad to be saying so long to summer picnics and hello to earlier evenings. The only reason why I am excited is the produce that fall brings – especially incredible apples! The last time we had friends over for dinner, I wanted to go a more formal route and put together… 

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Oatmeal Cookie Slab Ice Cream Sandwiches

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Slab Ice Cream Sandwiches

Let’s talk about ice cream sandwiches for a minute, because ice cream is a year-round pleasure, and because Noah and I just got to India and it’s freaking hot and all I want to do is not eat and/or eat ice cream. I always love getting ice cream sandwiches, but they’re expensive and the effort… 

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Slow Cooker Shredded Beef (Barbacoa)

Set It + Forget It- Easy Slow Cooker Mexican Barbacoa, similar to Chipotle's shredded beef

We have landed in Portugal…sorry if you were hoping for a Portuguese egg tart delivery via email (check to see if I already found one via Instagram though!). I know I am exhausted as we will be go-go-go all day on our feet to avoid feeling any jet lag the rest of the week here. Noah has taught… 

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Red Grape, Walnut and Goat Cheese Salad

Red Grape, Walnut, and Goat Cheese Salad

I finally went to one of those olive oil/balsamic vinegar stores. You know, where you sample flavored oil oils and vinegars like fine wines? Kind of a weird experience but totally delicious in terms of elevating a simple salad- and of course I left with my favorite sample, the peach white balsamic. Here is a… 

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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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