Category: food + drink

quinoa salad

Summer is just around the corner. Which means… BBQs! I love summer weather and having more excuses to get together with friends. And where there are friends, there is food. Duh. This quinoa salad...

crockpot lemon chicken

I love crockpot dishes. They do all the work for you! And they just make good plain cozy comfort food for this chilly winter weather! The hubs and I had a bunch of leftover veggies...

pumpkin spice smoothie

One of my go-to breakfasts is a smoothie. I make them a million different ways. Only recently did I discover the goodness that is adding Young Living Cinnamon Bark essential oil to them! I’ve...

grain free crispy breakfast quesadilla

Oh, hi there. Happy Wednesday, indeed! Cause I got a nice little crunchy, healthy breakfast quesadilla in my hand that’s about to get in my belly. Wednesdays are my long writing days at home...

banana bread bliss smoothie

I have to say: this may be one of the most delicious smoothie concoctions I have created… and I’ve created a lot. I call it the: banana bread bliss smoothie INGREDIENTS: 1 c. ice...

chocolate chip cookie dough bites

Y’all, I love these Hail Merry chocolate chip cookie dough bites. My sister introduced me to them, and I am both mad and happy about it – cause they are soooo delish, but expensive!...

spaghetti squash goat yogurt pumpkin bowl

ever wonder what to do with all that leftover spaghetti squash from dinner? turn it into a delicious, filling, lo-cal breakfast! spaghetti squash goat yogurt pumpkin bowl ingredients: • 1 cup roasted spaghetti squash...

sweet potato “chips”

sweet potato “chips” My husband and I love Trader Joe’s sweet potato chips. We’ve actually been known to buy 7 bags at a time (shameless.) And while these sweet potato chips aren’t actual chips...

how to make toddy cold brew coffee

Summer may be over, but it’s never too late to start drinking cold brew coffee! (And side note: Just because it’s called “cold brew” doesn’t mean you have to drink it cold. Most mornings...

fall fig salad

It’s Friday. You’re at the end of your week. Maybe you’re at the end of your rope… I don’t know about you, but by Friday I am tired of cooking. I am ready for...