Avocado-Sweet Pea Hummus with Baked Corn Chips

Avocado-Sweet Pea Hummus with Baked Corn Chips

When it comes to eating healthfully, breakfast (for me) is no problem. In the morning, I’m super motivated and ready to begin each day with the best intentions. Lunch is also pretty good, the perk of working from home a lot. But, by mid-afternoon my 

Build a Better Salad

Build a Better Salad

Does seeing the word salad in the title of this post feel like a let down? I hope not, because I love a really good salad. Sure, there are some sad, sad salads out there (SMH), but like everything in life, we can’t let the 

Deliciously Simple Vitamix Green Juice

Deliciously Simple Vitamix Green Juice

So, I did something new recently. Something I should have done a long time ago! You see, I’ve been stuck in a paradigm. The Vitamix Smoothie paradigm. Whenever people talk about smoothies, and why they love their Vitamix for making smoothies, my mind would just 

Butternut Squash and Arugula Salad

Butternut Squash and Arugula Salad

Friends! I love this recipe so much. If recipes were employees, I’d proclaim this dish “Employee of the Month – December 2017”. Whether I was cooking for healthy clients, or just trying to offer something wholesome on a holiday table, this simple side dish has 

Southwestern Quinoa-Rice Bowl with a Six-Minute Egg

Southwestern Quinoa-Rice Bowl with a Six-Minute Egg

Quinoa bowls are all the rage. Any grain bowl, really.  Sure, “bowls” are borderline too trendy, but I can’t really hate on this trend because they basically sum up exactly how I like to eat all in one dish. Boil a big batch of whatever 

Brie and Apple Tartlets with Apricot Mustard

Brie and Apple Tartlets with Apricot Mustard

One of the main reasons I went to culinary school is because I love parties. To me, a good party is dependent upon good food. I wanted to plan parties professionally, so I thought knowing about food was the best way to be a great 

Cheesy Gruyere and Sage Potatoes

Cheesy Gruyere and Sage Potatoes

I don’t know about you, but at the holidays my family loves potatoes. Meat and potatoes, in fact. Such a midwestern cliché, but it’s true! I love potatoes too, and since there are very few other times a year that I would indulge in a 

Tomato Jam

Tomato Jam

Tomato Jam may sound like too summery a dish to post during the holiday season and dead of winter, but hear me out. This recipe is straight up addictive! So addictive, in fact, I have been known to enjoy it at every meal of the 

Butternut Squash Holiday Hummus

Butternut Squash Holiday Hummus

With the holiday season in full swing, we need some party food recipes to help us celebrate. I am all about chips and dip as I confessed here in my first “get to know me” post. But, I also enjoy making healthy choices when I 

Breakfast Mashed Potato Cakes

Breakfast Mashed Potato Cakes

Well, how did it go? Your Thanksgiving, I mean. The turkey, the football, the giving Thanks? Was it your best year yet?  I certainly hope so.  I also hope you made my Colcannon-style mashed potatoes that I talked about last week because I have a