Immune-Boosting Honey Tonic

Immune-Boosting Honey Tonic |

You all, I am not playing with the sniffles. It’s that exciting time of year where germs are everywhere, our bodies are weakened (or at least they feel weakened?), and everyone is getting sick! I know I’m still young, but this year I have been noticing some dramatic differences with how my body responds to… 

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Skillet Chicken with Preserved Lemon & Garlic Cream Sauce

Skillet Chicken with Preserved Lemon & Garlic Cream Sauce |

Okay so… Skillet chicken. It’s nothing new, and the “recipe” for it has been making its way around the internet for years now. And for good reason. With just three ingredients and a cast-iron skillet, you can make the most decadent, crispy, crunchy, golden-skinned chicken you could ever desire. The method is simple. Heat about… 

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How to Make Spiced Preserved Lemons

Spiced Preserved Lemons |

Have you heard of preserved lemons? I hadn’t until a few weeks ago when I went to one of my favorite local restaurants and ordered an appetizer of roasted Brussels sprouts that were made with diced preserved lemons. The bright zesty bursts of lemon peel in an otherwise savory, earthy dish caught my attention and… 

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Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Capers, & Lemon Zest

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Capers, & Lemon Zest |

These are not your mama’s Brussels sprouts. And by that I mean no offense to your mama. But if the Brussels sprouts you ate as a child were anything like the ones I ate, these sprouts right here are worlds different. These Brussels sprouts are cooked in bacon fat with crispy bacon bits until they’re browning, caramelized,… 

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Kombucha Arnold Palmer

Kombucha Arnold Palmer via

This “recipe” is so simple, I don’t think I can actually call it a recipe! It’s more like a serving suggestion. But boy oh boy do I suggest the heck out of this serving! This take on an Arnold Palmer uses kombucha as the tea, which means your favorite refreshing cold drink just got a lot… 

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Love Your Body Green Juice

Love Your Body Green Juice |

Every now and then you just need to remind your body how much you love it and nourish it deeply with some healthy, energetic GOOD STUFF. And this natural, homemade green juice is indeed THE GOOD STUFF. This detoxifying healthy juice (made in a blender, so no juicer is needed) is cool, hydrating, and deliciously refreshing…. 

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Blueberry Lemon Pie {AIP, paleo} + 1st Bloggaversary

AIP Blueberry Lemon Pie |

I debated whether or not I should celebrate my blog’s anniversary or not. So much so that it took me a month to make the decision! My bloggaversary was actually May 25! As a type-A perfectionist, I recognize that, while I have so much to celebrate that’s happened in this past year, I end up focusing mostly… 

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Date Night Scallops over Arugula with White Wine Garlic Sauce

Seared Sea Scallops over Arugula with White Wine Garlic Sauce |

Do you have a date night? Whether you’re single, in a relationship, married, or “it’s complicated,” I think it is SO IMPORTANT to have date night. And I’m not talking about date night with a partner. I’m talking about some quality time with Y-O-U. I’ve already told you that my last year in college was… 

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Thyme Roasted Chicken with Lemony Ricotta

Thyme Roasted Chicken with Lemony Ricotta |

Hello friends! I’m so sorry that I didn’t post anything for you on Monday! This past weekend was my birthday weekend and I took some time off from everything work-related to celebrate 25 years of life and to enjoy myself. And boy oh boy, did I enjoy myself!!! I have never had such an amazing… 

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One Sheet Charred Meyer Lemon Roasted Chicken and Asparagus

One Sheet Charred Meyer Lemon Roasted Chicken and Asparagus |

Whew, that title’s a mouthful! But so is this… A super delicious taste-party-of-goodness mouthful. So I get it. You don’t always have the time for labor intensive, in-depth meals. In fact, unless it’s the weekend or you’re bored, maybe you never have time for them. Sometimes you come home late, or tired, or you have… 

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