Garlic Baked Shrimp

Garlic Baked Shrimp

Happy hump day everyone! Somewhere along the lines of having baby #4, I started streamlining our meals and cooking on repeat. This is so not like me…I used to live for my weekly meal planning, browsing new recipes, making a huge mess in the kitchen even on a week night (well I still do that, but…

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls {Gluten Free}

This year was a first for me, I asked the hubby not to get me my annual box of Valentine’s chocolates! I know. Crazy. I just told him I’d rather have a Stitch Fix gift card than flowers or candy so he was happy to oblige. However, the wonderful women from Recipe Redux made me make…

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5 Stitch Fix Tips

Hi friends! We are going to talk fashion today, Stitch Fix in particular (what’s Stitch Fix? Read this post). I am not sure I am going to be able to keep up posting every fix because I am getting them pretty often, however the last one was amazing (more on soon) and the two before that…

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Sweet Potato Hash with Bacon and Eggs {Gluten Free, Paleo}

Holiday weekends are the best…especially when it’s sunny, blue skies and highs in the upper 50s/low 60s. Oh man, I can’t get over the weather we’ve been having. We spent the day in Seattle on Saturday with friends and shopped at Pike’s market, ate a a super yummy restaurant called Terra Plata and went to a…

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Valentine's Day Recipe Roundup |

Valentine’s Day Recipe RoundUp

Looking for some inspiration for Valentine’s Day dinner? Check out this Valentine’s Day Recipe Roundup!  I remember one of the first valentine’s dinner I made for my husband. It was our first Valentine’s Day with a baby (baby #1 would have been 4 months old at that time) so going out to dinner was no…

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Pasta with Creamy Vegan Tomato Sauce |

Pasta with Creamy Tomato Sauce {Vegan, Gluten Free}

As I sit here writing this, it’s 55 degrees and sunny out. I am itching to get outside but have too much to do inside. Don’t you hate that? We have the perfect little library in our neighborhood. It’s small, cozy, clean and the kids beg to go there every week. Since it’s so close…

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Mug Cake for Two

Hey friends! How was your weekend? We didn’t do much- a little work for me and the hubs, a lot of fighting for the kids- they are at that age where they just annoy the heck out of each other and it’s so frustrating! and some binge watching of Homeland for us (the series we’ve…

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IDLife- High quality organic vitamin/dietary supplements |

IDLife Dietary Supplements + Giveaway

Hi guys! I don’t have a fun food post for you today, but I stretched myself thin this week (and next) with a few volunteer projects. It’s funny how those always come at the same time! It’s ok though. I keep reminding myself that it’s nice to use the talents God gave us and share it…

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Cooking Basics: How to Roast Kabocha Squash

Hi friends! When I started this blog I intended on doing a “cooking basics” series where I show you a more general cooking technique or tip. I have to remind myself that not everyone reading this blog is a food blogger or expert in the kitchen. So it’s time to get the series started! Today…

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Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Hi friends! Welcome to any newcomers! I just realized that when I had my new blog make-over and switched my email subscription to Mail Chimp, it was never activated therefore hasn’t been sending out emails of new posts! Oops. I think I got it figured out, so once I confirm the emails are being sent,…

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Gingerbread Energy Bars {Vegan, Raw, Gluten Free}

Well it looks like this week I am just a big ol’ copycat. That’s right. If you missed Monday’s post I made a simple copycat Panera salad HERE and today, well today is a snack day so I am making some copycat Larabars. I know it might be weird to see gingerbread flavors in January, but I…

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Power Chicken Hummus Bowl {Panera Copycat Recipe}

I know what you’re thinking…two spinach salads in a row? Well I do always keep a Costco-sized tub of the green goodness in the fridge, but the truth of the matter is I made this one a while ago and I am just now getting around to sharing it. I don’t typically eat out during the week, for…

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Smoky Roasted Chickpea and Vegetable Salad With Tzatziki Dressing

Hi friends, It’s recipe redux day! This month’s theme is bringing smoky/spicy flavors into our dishes. “The New Year is heating up with smoke and spiciness. From boldly flavored smoked salts to actual smoking techniques, subtly smoked food is on-trend. The same can be said for spice as we savor heat from harissa, sriracha and…

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