acorn squash breakfast bowl

  All your favorite breakfast goodies put in one sweet acorn squash bowl to make us feel like fall has finally arrived.   I love this acorn squash breakfast bowl because it means that fall has arrived and brought squash season with it! One of my favorite vegetables is winter squash — pretty much of […]

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eats lately

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I’ve got a new style of post for y’all today! It’s a mish-mash of random meals + snacks that I’ve had over the past few weeks or so. The disclaimer with this post [and any other blogger’s post of this kind] is to remember that it’s not all inclusive. I don’t always remember to take […]

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spaghetti pie

spaghetti pie pasta casserole

A nostalgic casserole born from the unexpected merging of two classic comfort foods: spaghetti + pie. Upon first mention of the phrase spaghetti pie, you might scrunch your nose thinking this could be some ugly mash-up meant to be eaten only as a dare. But you’d be wrong. This is meant to be eaten for […]

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breaking it down: milk alternatives

milk cream coffee pour barista

Hello, friends! Today we’re back to discuss another staple in most kitchens — milk! But we’re going to focus on the non-dairy options / alternatives that have been flying off the shelves lately. Let’s start with the original: straight up cow’s milk. Most of us associate milk with calcium and vitamin D which are both […]

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joyful movement

Today’s topic is one of the 10 principles of Intuitive Eating [affiliate link] To read a little bit more about these principles check out this post, too! If you had asked me 10 years ago if I thought “joyful” and “movement” could be one and the same, I probably would have laughed. Because most of what we hear […]

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pumpkin chocolate chip bread

pumpkin chocolate chip bread slice

A moist, melt-in-your mouth pumpkin loaf made with whole wheat flour, warm spices + chocolate, of course! It’s here everyone. As I’m writing this, it is the first day of fall 2017! I know I’m not alone in loving all things fall. Including both the weather + the food. Whether we want to admit it […]

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cleanse

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If you’re checking out this blog post to hear about the latest + greatest cleanse or detox to reset your body, ya ain’t gonna find it here. Cleanses/detoxes are not necessary nor are they backed by scientific evidence. Our liver + kidneys do an amazing job keeping our bodies “free of toxins” so that we […]

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hearty three bean turkey chili

turkey meat bean chili

A basic meat + beans chili recipe, without all the frills, to take you back to why this classic is a favorite in the first place! Culture + geographical location are both big parts of what influences our taste preferences + eating habits. When it comes to chili, each region has their own take on […]

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the dark side of diets

There’s often a feeling of excitement about starting a new diet, right? It almost feels like a whole new world of possibilities is within your grasp. It’s going to solve all your problems — boost your confidence, land you that dream job, find your prince charming. Except it doesn’t. We try out this diet for […]

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foods not to ruin your budget over

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There’s a good amount of talk out there about how eating “healthy” is so expensive. With all the marketing nowadays, there’s always a hot new item that we just have to have in order to be healthy + it just happens to be the most expensive option on the shelf. The thing is, we do […]

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