You guys remember my yummy broccoli salad? Well, this is just a glorified version with a little twist. Quinoa has always been an interesting grain to me. When I first tried it, I could not get over the grainy taste and wasn't quite sure if I liked it hot, cold, or not at all. After … Continue reading Kale & Quinoa Salad
HAPPY SUNDAY! This is such a good Sunday, want to know why? I am so, so, SO happy to be done writing my Master's final defense paper! Yay!!! Everyone just cross your fingers that it goes well in a few week! Once this is complete, I will have one class left and then I'm officially … Continue reading Trail Mix Cookies
Looking for a fun and simple summertime lunch idea? This chicken salad is perfect for an afternoon by the pool or to prep ahead for lunch throughout the week. I made this recipe for lunch this week and packed sliced cucumbers to use in replacement of crackers or bread. It only got better as the … Continue reading Creamy Cranberry Chicken Salad
Happy 4th of July weekend everyone! I thought it was about time I posted a recipe (I feel like it's been a while?), and this one turned out better than I had hoped it would! Of course, banana anything always has a place in my kitchen. I have done a handful of banana breads (vegan, … Continue reading Cinnamon Sugar Banana Crumble Muffins
Do you ever just crave a really hearty salad? Saturdays and Sundays are my salad days, and its almost always something different! Sometimes I'll stop at Whole Foods or Sprouts and make one from their cold bar, or I'll just use random ingredients from my refrigerator that need to be eaten asap or they'll go … Continue reading Farmhouse Salad
Hi everyone! I hope y'all had a fun and relaxing weekend. Jeff and I started a serious journey towards finding out perfect home this weekend and let me tell you.... STRESSFUL. I don't know if I ever pictured house hunting to be this stressful, but boy do I see why we have avoided it until … Continue reading Holiday festivities… and food!
Ok, so long weekends are the best right?! I don't think there is one person that I talked to today that wasn't excited about having a little extra time this weekend to spend with family, friends, or soaking up the Arizona heat. Summertime holiday weekends are typically filled with cookouts and fun activities, but do you … Continue reading Making the most of Memorial Day weekend!
Hi everyone! Whose excited it's the weekend?! Sorry this post is a little later than I wanted it to be, but this week has been eventful and busy so it kind of got put on hold. Y'all know I'm a huge fan of banana bread. The gooier, the better! This recipe gave me something decadent … Continue reading Gluten-Free Gooey Banana Bread
Happy Monday everyone! I want to chat about something that I really truly believe can be helpful to anyone who struggles with "eating healthy" or making "good" food decisions on a daily basis. I have heard a lot of people suffer from guilt after they eat something or feel bad about a meal they consumed … Continue reading The good, the bad, and the doughnut
Happy hump day everyone! With my family being here this week I haven't had much time to test out new recipes, but I made this for taco night a few nights ago and it was a big hit! My mom isn't a huge fan of cilantro and even she enjoyed it! I definitely made too … Continue reading Simple Cilantro Guacamole