the easiest thanksgiving side dishes ever

Our Thanksgiving plans are exciting: Everyone’s coming to Nashvegas! My parents and Alex’s family will be joining us for a few days of eating, exploring the city, and more eating. ❤ We’re also hosting two furry friends while our neighbors are out of town. Everyone, meet Flash and Django: Luckily, our families are cool. Really… Continue reading the easiest thanksgiving side dishes ever

1-hour meal prep | why I’m done doing

PALEO | WHOLE30 | DAIRY-FREE | GLUTEN-FREE On a normal weekend, when we’re home, I probably spend 5 hours preparing food for the week ahead. That’s half of a weekend day! Of course, that doesn’t factor in the time spent planning the meals, buying the ingredients, etc. I love cooking, and I love grocery shopping,… Continue reading 1-hour meal prep | why I’m done doing

3 fall recipes to kickoff football (aka meal prep) season

PALEO | WHOLE30 | DAIRY-FREE Have you heard that September is the new January? “New year, new you” definitely comes at the right time in January: when we’re three months into a cookie and flavored latte-induced coma, and probably haven’t shaved our legs (or beards) in the same amount of time. But the truth is,… Continue reading 3 fall recipes to kickoff football (aka meal prep) season

8 no-cook grocery staples for desperate times

Sometimes busy, stressful weeks just creep up on us. In these times, it’s easy to get desperate and give up on health entirely. You’re tired, you’re hungry, and you don’t have the energy to cook, much less think about eating healthy. All you really want is for a pizza and a bottle of wine to be… Continue reading 8 no-cook grocery staples for desperate times

comfort/superfood: peanut butter, banana, & honey toast

VEGETARIAN | DAIRY-FREE There’s a magical intersection in food, where comfort food meets superfood. It’s my happy place. I love finding ways to create familiar flavors with supercharged ingredients. This is easy for lunch and dinner, when I have time to prep — for lunch, the night before, and for dinner, to-order. Breakfast has to… Continue reading comfort/superfood: peanut butter, banana, & honey toast

sunrise cauliflower

VEGETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE | DAIRY-FREE | PALEO | WHOLE30 Time from start to finish: 30 minutes Difficulty level: easy peasy One of my closest friends and (what luck!) co-workers got me hooked on Mel Joulwan’s (of Well Fed) Sunrise Spice. I’ve used it on lots of things, but there’s something about the sweet, spiced flavor that pairs… Continue reading sunrise cauliflower