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Seven Ingredients or Less

Superfood Pesto Two Ways

Superfood Pesto Two Ways

I’m sitting inside with the fan blowing, staring out at my brand new patio. It used to be all concrete and fallen leaves and storage, but we’ve spent a lot of time converting it into a beautiful space for grilling and relaxing. We dug up […]

Mango Matcha Smoothie

Mango Matcha Smoothie

Have you heard of matcha tea before, but you didn’t know what to do with it? Or are you just a smoothie-lover and you’re looking for some new, unique recipes? You’ve come to the right place. I absolutely love collaborating with brilliant people who are […]

Restaurant Tableside Guacamole

Restaurant Tableside Guacamole

Follow my blog with Bloglovin My husband has worked at a lot of restaurants in his lifetime. One of his jobs was serving at a Mexican restaurant on the ocean, where he had to make tableside guacamole TEN┬áTIMES a night. His guacamole is famous on […]

Instant Pot Creamy Mac and Cheese

Instant Pot Creamy Mac and Cheese

Look, I know I’m usually all about healthy recipes with lots of veggies, but sometimes you just need comfort food. And when you want mac and cheese, you want something fast and easy that (hopefully) doesn’t come out of a blue box. (: This recipe […]

Mom’s Chicken Rice Soup (Instant Pot)

Mom’s Chicken Rice Soup (Instant Pot)

I have been a yoga-goer for most of my adult life. I love the way it makes my muscles and joints and mind feel after a great session. I like sun salutations, restorative yoga, savasanas. I like the mudras, pranayamas, and even the pretty mats […]

GF Garlic Cheddar Crackers

GF Garlic Cheddar Crackers

  I wrote a post on my personal Facebook page a few days ago, asking people what they do for self-care. I received a very interesting and wide variety of responses: working out, taking baths, cooking, coloring, laughing, petting animals… but only ONE person out […]

Vegan Almond Chocolate Fudge

Vegan Almond Chocolate Fudge

The other night, husband and I went for a drive around our new town, looking for a non-chain coffee shop. Personally, I would have just Googled it or looked on Yelp, but he likes to discover things organically, which is always fun (if I’m forced […]