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Orange Ginger Carrot Soup

This week has been unbearable for me. UNBEARABLE. I am soo sick. It’s that kind of sick that just. doesn’t. go. away. Sad face. Whimper. And I have these two sick kids and everyone...

Five Minute Rocketship (DIY)

So this was just  a spur of the moment project that I have re-made a bunch of times. It was the first time I got our youngest to take a nap in the crib (aka...

Sun-Dried Tomato Chickpea Salad

Ugh! Half our family is sick over here 🙁 Lots of snuggles, movies, and tea happening in our house. Something is definitely going around and kids are little germ factories. The worst is your kid...

Tomato Kale Gruyere Frittata

Happy Weekend Y’all!! So I made this frittata for lunch today. I had other recipes that I was planning on sharing with you this weekend, but this frittata hopped the line! Ahh!! What a budger!

Beet + Blue Cheese Zoodle Salad

Drop whatever you are doing, go into your kitchen and MAKE THIS SALAD. No joke. Ok, first finish reading this post then MAKE THIS SALAD. These pictures could not upload fast enough. I am so excited...

Spinach Pepper Tostadas

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Hello 2015!! We had a great time ringing in the new year! We had some friends over for a “noon year’s eve” celebration aka we counted down five seconds before noon because...

Garlic + Herb Spaghetti Squash

Happy (almost) New Year everyone!! What are your plans?!! Hopefully it’s something sparkly, bubbly, and magical  🙂   For the past two (maybe three, I can’t even remember) years I’ve slept through the ball...

Mocha Mexicana

It’s Sunday Funday folks!! Sunday is obviously my second favorite day of the weekend. It takes backseat mainly because of the impending sense that a new week is upon us and we have to wait...

Bacon Brussels Sprouts

So let’s be honest here. I think this is a safe space. Five years ago I had absolutely no desire to eat or even try Brussels sprouts. They were not in my repertoire. To...

Sweet + Spicy Roasted Nuts

The Washington Post reports that only four in ten Americans eat nuts on any given day. WHATT?!! That’s totally foreign to me! We buy our nuts in bulk from a certain wholesale club and keep them...

Baked Firecracker Salmon

Need something to keep you warm this holiday season? Forget the fireplace, the snugly wool blankets, and the snow bunny earmuffs. Firecracker salmon warms you from the inside. Wooooeee!!! The first bite of this...