MPR and I have been on quite the food journey this year. We started out by cutting all processed foods and carbs. Then I dabbled in paleo and used the spiralizer to turn veggies into noodles. Then we fell into a Netflix food documentary hole and discovered the benefits of a plant-based diet. We started… Continue reading Vegetarian Recipes for Newbies
Most of my childhood I was lanky. My mother bought me endless pairs of overalls because they were the only pants that would stay up. I finally filled out in high school and was able to maintain a size 4 simply by eating whatever I wanted (+organized sports). This pretty much continued through college until… Continue reading Healthy recipes that don’t suck
This Thanksgiving, MPR and I stayed home with our puppy who was recuperating from knee surgery. But just because it was only the two of us, we didn’t want to skimp on our Thanksgiving meal. We went all out with a full turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, crescent rolls, green beans, cranberry sauce, and gravy. We… Continue reading 4 recipes to upcycle your Thanksgiving leftovers
I’m not sure if it’s a Charlotte thing, a southern thing, or a summer 2016 thing, but a lot of bars and breweries in the Queen City have started selling popsicle cocktails. Their formula is a glass of prosecco with a King of Pops popsicle (a local popsicle joint that makes ecologically responsible, fresh, all-natural frozen… Continue reading Popsicle cocktails
Each New Year I can remember since graduating from college, one of my resolutions included some form of learning how to cook. I’ve collected an eclectic shelf of beautifully-designed cookbooks filled with mouthwatering photos of clean, fresh food. And every year I’ve failed.