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Guest Post: Chicken Salad Avocado by Emily Patrick

Guest Post: Chicken Salad Avocado by Emily Patrick

HI! I’m Emily. Amanda asked me/ I offered to guest post for her this week since she’s is having fun in Hawaii. I’ve blogged on and off over the years (find my blog here!) I’m excited to have this opportunity. Currently, I live in Texas […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Matcha Chia Balls

Matcha Chia Balls

I’ve been on a matcha kick lately, it’s been a great substitute for when I’m feeling like drinking something but coffee isn’t the answer. I also decided last week that I need to snack more instead of barely eating till 3pm and then eating everything […]

Everything On the Kitchen Sink

Everything On the Kitchen Sink

Ever have a ton of random ingredients floating around your fridge or pantry? I do! Most commonly I have half cans of beans or corn and almost always half a chopped onion and some bell peppers (can you tell I like to cook Mexican food?). […]

Blackberry Chia Pudding

Blackberry Chia Pudding

Usually pudding is reserved for dessert, but not this pudding! This coconut chia pudding is easy to make and very customizable to whatever fruit is in season or whatever you are craving. This week it’s blackberries because they are growing like wild everywhere and on […]