Super Savory Sautéed Spinach

Super Savory Sautéed Spinach |

I need to tell you something. (Something else…) For me, 2016 has been the year of leafy green obsession. Every single night I’m sautéing or steaming or chopping up some Brussels sprouts, kale, swiss chard, or spinach. If I don’t get my leafy green fix, I get grumpy and bored until I can stuff some… 

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Roasted Cauliflower and Wild Mushroom Soup

Roasted Cauliflower and Wild Mushroom Soup |

First things first, let’s talk chef’s knives. Do you have a chef’s knife that you absolutely love? I’ve been using the same sturdy stainless steel knives for the past few years, and I am ready for a more professional knife. For weeks I have been doing research on knives, German vs. Japanese; bolster or no… 

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Savory “Garbage” Stuffed Apples

Savory "Garbage" Stuffed Apples |

The day after Thanksgiving is soon coming where you wake up in the morning, still full from the night before, with a refrigerator full of all kinds of Thanksgiving food leftovers that you have no idea what to do with. You’ll open the door and stare, wondering how you’re going to eat all that food… 

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Shiitake Mushroom Salt

Shiitake Mushroom Salt |

This is the first post in an unofficial series I’ll be doing over the next few weeks with recipes for aaallll kinds of spectacular homemade gifts. I’m doing this one first because: It is sooo delicious I couldn’t wait any longer to share it with you This shiitake salt needs to go on ALL of… 

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Easy Herbed Mushroom Duxelles

Easy Herbed Mushroom Duxelles |

Don’t worry; we’re not getting too fancy here today. Although “duxelles” sounds fancy, it’s just a cool cooking word for “sautéed, finely chopped mushrooms and stuff.” Sautéed, finely chopped mushrooms, shallots, and herbs to be exact. I was reminded of the wonder that is mushroom duxelles after seeing them top a gorgeous filet recently on a trip… 

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Mushroom Swiss Burger Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Mushroom Swiss Burger Stuffed Zucchini Boats |

This burger is the shiz. I can’t believe how filling and delicious these are, but still so healthy! Bye-bye white bread full of processed sugar and empty carbs, and helllloooo summery, good-for-me zucchini burger boats! These stuffed zucchini boats mimic one of my favorite burgers. (My other favorite kind of burger is anything with bacon…) Hollowed… 

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Greek Chicken Zucchini Noodle Bowl

Greek Chicken Zucchini Noodle Bowl |

This is delicious food for lazy people. Guys. I have figured out how I’m going to do all my meals this summer. And oh, is it going to be hands free and glorious. #1. I will grill all of the things. For the first time ever, when I move next month I will have a grill…. 

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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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Easy Smothered Chicken

Easy Smothered Chicken | via

Say goodbye to dry, bland chicken breasts and hello to moist, cheesy chicken bliss. There is something about cheese that makes everything it touches automatically feel like comfort food. Even these healthy, simple chicken breasts feel sexy and indulgent when they’re smothered with layers of melty mozzarella! This cheese and herb smothered chicken is another… 

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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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