Category: Recipes

The Lazy Chef: Mushrooms

You guys probably don’t know this about me, but I’m pretty lazy – especially lately in the kitchen. We’re in the process of renovating a house…eek!…and it’s taking up a ton of time, so something’s got to give, right? Well, that something is creative and time consuming cooking. Since putting great food into my body is a priority of mine,… Read more →

Not Another Boring Water Post

Confession: I have Keratosis Pilaris on my arms. It sounds really scary, right? You’ve probably seen it and there’s a 50% chance that you have it too. It’s also commonly called “Chicken Skin” because of the appearance of small bumps on the arms, legs, abdomen and sometimes the face. For whatever reason, the body doesn’t efficiently get rid of keratin and it gets… Read more →

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The Easiest Greens in all the Land

Greens aren’t the sexiest of vegetables, are they? With the rinsing, drying, and finally cooking it feels like such a hassle for what was once a bountiful bunch that turns into the size of a golf ball. Am I right?! And then you have to season it: peel the garlic, press the garlic, don’t burn the garlic, yada, yada, yada.… Read more →

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Everything Chicken

A few weeks ago I ran into an issue: I wanted an Everything Bagel. I know, right? Either you love them or you hate them and I am a LOVER! The problem is that I don’t eat gluten. So I had to come up with something to put all of those flavors. I had some chicken in the fridge and… Read more →


Sunchokes: What a Gas!

I was recently gifted the Zenbelly cookbook and absolutely love the recipes in the book. The book featured a recipe for sunchokes and I immediately knew I had to try them for the blog. I really had no idea what a sunchoke was, so I went digging (would I sound clever if I said pun intended?). The sunchoke, also called… Read more →


A Fresh Take on Cauliflower

I’m constantly searching for new ways to make cauliflower. I love the taste and texture, but if you’re eating it every week it can get a little boring. This recipe is inspired by a cold salad bar dish I love at Whole Foods. Usually I’d rather eat something warm than cold – except in the dead of summer when all… Read more →



Welcome back readers! 2015 is going to be a great year and I’m so excited to be working on this blog and dedicating more of my time to creating great content…so, stick around! Today I thought I’d bring you one of my favorite root veggies…the jicama! I don’t really have a great story for this vegetable, except that I saw… Read more →