Healthy(ish) cooking on a Budget(ish)

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Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin Spice Lattes are the official drink of fall, even though they start rolling them out at Starbucks in early August. And people love them! Since being first introduced in 2003, pumpkin spice lattes have netted over 500 million dollars in sales. As a female […]

Orange Raspberry Chia Seed Pudding

Orange Raspberry Chia Seed Pudding

I was doing a little bit of recipe of testing yesterday when I came up with this creation! To be fair, it’s not brain science. It’s just my basic chia seed pudding recipe with a few added flavors! But it was so dang delicious I […]

Four Easy Lunch Bowls for Next Week

Four Easy Lunch Bowls for Next Week

Lunch is probably my favorite meal of the day, even though I usually eat it on the run or at my desk while working on a project. It’s a great pick-me-up during a long day and gives me something to look forward to. Lunch bowls […]

Roasted Tomato & Carrot Soup

Roasted Tomato & Carrot Soup

Here is a little secret: I don’t like tomatoes. Actually, I really dislike tomatoes. My older brother used to pay me to eat the tomatoes on my salad when I was a kid (a whole 10 cents per tomato!).  But it’s really just the texture […]

South of the Border Chowder

South of the Border Chowder

Today and Friday I’m bringing you two new soups that I’ve made recently and loved. Today, we have this vegan south of the border corn & potato chowder and on Friday I will share a roasted tomato and carrot soup! Hopefully the weather is cooling […]

Vegan Veggie Sandwiches

Vegan Veggie Sandwiches

I’m not a vegan, however since going dairy free it seems like more and more of my recipes are vegan friendly. This sandwich fulfills my desires for sandwiches and easy no-cook meals when I have a long day on the field or on the go. […]

Pad Thai Salad

Pad Thai Salad

Who loves Thai food? I do! I honestly never cared for it before moving to Seattle. But now I’m addicted! It’s my go-to healthy eating out cuisine because I know I can always get a large serving of veggies with my meal. The one problem […]

Easy Southwest Chicken Wraps

Easy Southwest Chicken Wraps

Today, September 25th, is my little sister’s first day of COLLEGE. Yup, that’s crazy! That little baby on the right is an adult? College is a great time, but dorm life can be a strain on your diet sometimes.This week’s recipes are dedicated to Abbey and […]

Fried Peppers

Fried Peppers

Did you try the easy baked veggie samosas I shared the other day? Well if they are on your menu for next week, these fried peppers are the perfect complement to eat with them! Funny story, I got the idea for these peppers while watching […]

Easy Baked Veggie Samosas

Easy Baked Veggie Samosas

Samosas are an Indian fried (or baked) dish with a savory filling, great as a snack, appetizer, or even a main meal. They are one of my favorite items to grab at my local Whole Foods hot bar because they are delicious and filling. But […]