Roasted Vegetables and Farro Salad

Roasted Vegetables and Farro Salad

We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is quite possibly my favorite holiday. Family, friends, food. What more could one ask for? I love Thanksgiving because it really is about the people around you. There are no gifts or fireworks, just being grateful for loved ones gathered around you (and ones you wish were Continue Reading…

Moroccan Chickpeas and Roasted Squash Fall Salad

Moroccan Chickpeas and Roasted Squash Fall Salad

Here Come the Holidays!! The trees in town are sparkling with lights and every commercial is telling you to buy a car for Christmas… I’m not sure I know anyone who would surprise someone with a car, but anywho…  This is a time of year for celebrations, family gatherings, being thankful and continuing traditions. Unfortunately, Continue Reading…

Apple Wheat Berry Salad

Apple Wheat Berry Salad

Let’s talk Whole Grains Wheat, rice, oats. Those are the only grains, right? Thankfully, this is not the case. There are so many different kinds of grains, maybe ones you’ve never even tried! Keep in mind, it’s not completely necessary to include grains, but if you choose to eat grains, go whole grain for added Continue Reading…

Homemade Peanut Butter

Homemade Peanut Butter

Make homemade peanut butter—and ditch the plastics! Who doesn’t love peanut butter?? Homemade peanut butter is super easy AND you don’t have to stress over any added ingredients or preservatives. Store-bought peanut butter, especially if it’s not the natural variety, will often times contain hydrogenated oil—TRANS FAT. Remember our discussion on trans fats? And how Continue Reading…

A Snack With Some POP!

A Snack With Some POP!

Healthy Popcorn Anyone? Hey friends! It’s been a while. Moving is, well… moving. We’re finally settled in and I’m excited to get back in the kitchen again! With all the moving and unpacking, we’ve needed some quick and simple snacks. A true favorite of ours—especially for movies—is popcorn! Yes, you read that right, popcorn can Continue Reading…