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

birthday, water, and gratitude (& breakfast salad)

[original post was accidentally deleted — this is a repost] 🙂 I don’t know about you guys, but I am no longer feeling 22. This birthday left me with the warmest, fuzziest feeling. I know this is usually just a place that I post recipes, but I’m so overwhelmed by love that these words are… Continue reading birthday, water, and gratitude (& breakfast salad)

nacho ordinary avocado toast

VEGETARIAN |  CAN BE DAIRY-FREE* Time from start to finish: 5 minutes Difficulty level: easy peasy Forget what you’ve been told — avocado toast is a girl’s best friend. Need a filling breakfast? Avocado toast. Something healthy to hold you over between lunch and dinner? Avocado toast. Small dinner when you’re feeling especially lazy? (wait… Continue reading nacho ordinary avocado toast

challah french toast, aka TGIF

SPLURGE | VEGETARIAN Time from start to finish: 30 minutes (20 for soaking and 10 for cooking) Difficult level: easy peasy I love challah. I love picking it up on a Friday, after a long week of work. I love schmearing grass-fed butter all over it, sprinkling coarse sea salt on top, and shoving it… Continue reading challah french toast, aka TGIF

5-minute veggie omelet, aka life hacking

VEGETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE | PALEO | CAN BE DAIRY-FREE | CAN BE WHOLE30 Time from start to finish: 5 minutes Difficulty level: easy peasy For breakfast, the SAD (Standard American Diet) usually consists of various forms of sugar: baked goods (simple carbs — which turn into sugar), juices (sugar), yogurts (more sugar than candy bars), coffee… Continue reading 5-minute veggie omelet, aka life hacking

3-ingredient paleo banana pancakes

VEGETARIAN | DAIRY-FREE | GLUTEN-FREE | PALEO Make you banana pancakes, pretend like it’s the weekend now… If you don’t sing that (at least in your head) when you’re making banana pancakes, then are you really an American? I’m just saying. Today we are talking about paleo pancakes. There are two schools of thought in… Continue reading 3-ingredient paleo banana pancakes