Oh, sweet potatoes.
Your color, your flavor, your texture, your nutrients.
The way your edges get crisp and your centers remain tender.
The way you complement spicy flavors so well.
The way you pair with Mexican food like besties.
The way you're always there for me when I'm starving but feeling so very lazy.
Today I'm adding one more way to love sweet potatoes. Hope you don't mind. ... Read More →
My mom used to coax me out of bed in the morning with one of two things: Pancakes or Eggo waffles.
I pretty much grew up on carbs. Does a body good, right?
The waffle obsession continued into college. Saturdays were reserved for banana pancakes after a long distance run. Sundays - a day of utter relaxation - was inaugurated with two whole grain Eggo waffles topped with copious amounts of ... Read More →
Hey friends! Guess what? We're entering the fifth month of 2015. How did that happen?
At this point, seeing as the year is nearly halfway over, I feel I should revisit my New Year's goals and reflect on the progress I've made.
How is 2015 going for you so far? Have you achieved any goals you set? If yes, go you. If not, it's not too late to start! I look at the start of each new month (and ... Read More →
One might assume by calling this a "Buddha Bowl" I'm making some kind of political or religious statement, when in fact, I am not. I just like giant bowls of food.
A "Buddha Bowl," as defined by urban dictionary, is, "a bowl which is packed so full that it has a rounded 'belly' appearance on the top much like the belly of a buddha."
That's my kind of dinner. Let's do this! ... Read More →
I've been drinking a green smoothie for breakfast for about five years now.
There's a certain sense of accomplishment that comes with working out and getting in two servings each of fruit and vegetables before 10 a.m.
But have you heard the new thing about smoothies? You can put them in BOWLS. Yes, bowls. Why you ask?
Because you can make them into even more of a complete meal with the ... Read More →
For being a former coconut hater, I sure do love it now.
Whether it's a side effect of giving up dairy and relying more on cashews and coconuts, or the maturing of my palette, I'm all for coconut these days. So it was only natural that I tried my hand at macaroons.
Spoiler alert - nailed it. ... Read More →