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

buttery lunchbox chicken

PALEO | GLUTEN-FREE This post goes out to all those struggling with any of the following very serious issues: Not knowing what to do with boneless skinless chicken breast, Not having good protein options to pack in your lunchbox, Never being totally sure if the chicken you cooked is actually cooked, Never having enough buttery, delicious… Continue reading buttery lunchbox chicken

2.5 hour meal prep: bold flavors for grey days

GLUTEN-FREE | CAN BE PALEO* Time start to finish: 2.5 hours Difficulty level: easy peasy To most people, “meal prep” conjours up images of rows of identical plastic containers, filled with grilled chicken, steamed broccoli, baked sweet potatoes, hard-boiled eggs, and other nutritious – albeit boring – foods: I tried that once. By about day 3,… Continue reading 2.5 hour meal prep: bold flavors for grey days

dark chocolate bark bites

VEGETARIAN | PALEO | GLUTEN-FREE Time from start to finish: 15 minutes Difficulty level: easy peasy I just want to high five a million angels a la Liz Lemon: These dark chocolate bark bites are made in heaven — made with magnesium-rich 72%+ organic dark chocolate, heart-healthy nuts, and antioxidant-filled dried superfruits. What better way to end a… Continue reading dark chocolate bark bites

crunchy mediterranean salad

VEGETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE | CAN BE DAIRY-FREE* | CAN BE PALEO* My love affair with toasted nuts began when my boyfriend first made me his top-secret kale and Brussels sprouts salad. The secret dressing for that secret salad is deliciously savory and lemony — but it’s the warmth and the crunch of the toasted almonds… Continue reading crunchy mediterranean salad

jamie’s classic, not-too-buffalo wings

GLUTEN-FREE | PALEO This recipe is exactly how I like to cook. It’s simple, made with real ingredients, and tastes like it’s waaay less healthy than it actually is. This recipe comes from my boyfriend’s friend’s mother, Jamie, who I’ve never met, but this recipe makes me believe we’d be friends. I love these wings for… Continue reading jamie’s classic, not-too-buffalo wings