Acorn Squash Butter Chicken

Acorn Squash Butter Chicken |

We got our first snow yesterday!!! I couldn’t believe it, especially since Saturday had been such a beautiful sunny day that reached sixty degrees! But sure enough, when I rolled out of bed on Sunday morning, a shower of big fat fuzzy snowflakes was doing its best to coat the street and sidewalks. Although the snow stopped… 

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10-Minute London Broil with Preserved Lemon Chimichurri

10-Minute London Broil with Preserved Lemon Chimichurri |

In the midst of a season of holiday drinks, desserts, and super rich comfort food, I’ve found that my body lately has been begging for something fresh and simple. Now I’m not at all complaining about the amount of cheese and butter I’ve been consuming lately, but my body (and my waistline) is desperately seeking… 

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Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Pork Shoulder

Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Pork Shoulder |

I moved this weekend. (I know. Again??) It was just me and my dear friend Evie moving my entire apartment almost all day Saturday and most of Sunday morning. Since we weren’t moving very far and didn’t have access to a truck until yesterday, we walked most of my big things from my old place… 

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Mason Jar “Instant” Ramen Zoodles

Mason Jar Instant Ramen Zoodles | A healthy, gluten-free, delicious to-go lunch via

I think we all know that the easiest to-go lunch is a container of prepackaged, “just add water” noodles. College students and time-starved adults alike turn to processed ramen noodles in a bind when looking for a quick and easy meal. Is it delicious? No. Is it healthy? Absolutely not. But is it easy? Yeah it… 

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Simple Cheesy Herb Spaghetti Squash

Simple Cheesy Herb Spaghetti Squash |

I’ve got another healthy “pasta” recipe for you! Agh, I can’t believe we are almost at the end of winter squash season!!! I am not nearly ready to begin giving up my beloved butternut, acorn, and spaghetti squashes! You can be sure that I am stocking up on them all at the grocery store this week……. 

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Pork Belly “Ramen” Noodle Bowl {paleo & AIP}

Pork Belly "Ramen" Noodle Bowl {paleo & AIP} |

I love the city when it snows. The fluffy snow flakes falling, the drama & excitement, the town running frantically to the grocery stores to buy up ALL the stores of the chips and water they can, and the snuggled-in snow day that we get the day after. It’s all so beautiful! What I don’t like… 

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Paleo Creamy Chicken & Cauliflower Rice Soup

Paleo Creamy Chicken and Cauliflower Rice Soup |

I’ve never been one to tolerate cold very well. My beloved college roommate and I lived together for all four years of college, and she could tell you some stories of the times she found me deep in hibernation mode trying to get away from the cold. One of my favorites of our stories together… 

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Paleo Balsamic Brisket Tacos

Paleo Balsamic Brisket Tacos |

Well, last week we got to know each other pretty darn well, didn’t we? I talked about searching for the definition of my culture, and also divulged my insecurities in relationships with people. (Consequentially we also talked about plantain chips and paleo meatballs!) So now that we’re super tight frenzz now, I know you will… 

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{Raw} Vegan Cream of Green Soup

Raw, Vegan Cream of Green Soup via StrictlyDelicious

I don’t mention this very often at all. In fact, although most people close to me know a good amount about my allergies, only one or two know about this. I don’t like to talk about it very much, because I feel like it sounds like I’m complaining. I promise it’s not my intention to… 

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Simple Strawberry, Cilantro, & Bleu Cheese Salad

Strawberry, Cilantro, & Bleu Cheese Salad via StrictlyDelicious

There is a strange peace about this place. It is subtle; and she only notices it after a good amount of time inside. After waiting and waiting for the familiar panic to set in, she realizes it’s not there. And, for some reason, it has been replaced with an unexpected calm. When she first began… 

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