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5 Tips for helping Seasonal Depression

Seasonal affective disorder. SAD. If you’ve ever lived in a place where the days get short and the sun doesn’t come out for weeks, you know and dread this feeling. If you don’t, than count yourself as one of the lucky ones! According to Psychology Today, roughly 10 million Americans […]

Summer Quinoa Salad with Fresh Corn & Feta Cheese

Summer Quinoa Salad with Fresh Corn & Feta Cheese

It’s that time of year when summer vegetables are in abundance and fresh corn is oh so sweet. Every summer the heat reaches a point where turning on the oven sounds like actual hell to me, so this salad is great because the only cooking required is the quinoa, everything […]

Rainbow Chopped Salad

Rainbow Chopped Salad

There’s just something extra wonderful about chopped salads. Maybe it’s the fact that you get a little bit of everything in each bite, or maybe it’s the fact that you don’t see them around that often anymore so the novelty of them is so appealing. This salad was inspired by […]

Banana Bread Overnight Oats

Banana Bread Overnight Oats

Overnight oats are one of my favorite make ahead, easy meal prep breakfasts. They’re super portable and keep well in the fridge for up to 5 days, healthy yet filling, plus there’s a pretty much endless possibility of flavors you could come up with. Today I’m sharing my recipe for banana bread overnight oats, but I’ll also include some helpful tips on building your perfect breakfast.

Blackberry Lavender Kombucha Mocktail

Blackberry Lavender Kombucha Mocktail

Here’s a fun and summery mocktail for all those times you’d like a festive drink to sip on, but are looking to avoid the booze. I don’t know about you, but since I have an autoimmune disease, I try to be moderate with my alcohol consumption – unfortunately this can […]

Instant Pot Korean Beef Tostadas (Whole 30 option)

Instant Pot Korean Beef Tostadas (Whole 30 option)

Let’s start a debate: tacos or tostadas? I adapted this recipe from this recipe from Lindsay over at Pinch of Yum. Her recipe is already pretty healthy, but I wanted to make my own version that is gluten-free, paleo, and Whole 30 compliant – you’ll just have to use lettuce […]

Swiss Chard And Asparagus Quiche with a Potato Crust

Swiss Chard and Asparagus Quiche with a Potato Crust

This quiche recipe came around from my accidentally growing enough swiss chard to supply a small grocery store – I’ve been eating it regularly, giving it away to friends and neighbors, but still struggling to make a dent. If you’re like me and grew too many greens this spring, this […]

Chilled Ginger Tahini Soba Noodles

Chilled Ginger Tahini Soba Noodles

Chilled noodle dishes are one of my favorite summertime easy meals. When I had a desk job, I loved packing them for lunch as they kept really well, and they’re always a hit at a potluck or dinner party too. While I love rice noodles, I find soba noodles to […]

Grain-Free Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Grain-Free Coconut Walnut Chocolate Chip Cookies

There’s really nothing better than a warm chocolate chip cookie fresh out of the oven, is there? I’m definitely one of those people who ignores the fact that the cookie literally just came out of a burning oven and take a big bite out of one and always ALWAYS burn […]