Roasted Spring Vegetable Salad with Tahini Dressing

Recipe for a simple roasted spring veggie salad. Filled with asparagus and broccoli and a creamy tahini dressing. With golden raisins and sliced almonds!

Let’s talk salad! Beautifully green, perfectly scrumptious! Full of roasted veggies! It’s like healthiness in a bowl. So, you know, after you eat a few too many cookies, you can whip up this gorgeousness and then they can sort of cancel each other out, yes? And, and! I promise it’s so tasty that you won’t…

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A simple, no bake recipe. With raw tart shells made with nuts and dates. And a coconut milk whipped cream filled with peanut butter!

No Bake Peanut Butter and Chocolate Tarts

Peanut butter + chocolate = magic. And an excellent way to start the week! Although, in full disclosure, I did originally have an awesome healthy dinner recipe planned for you today. However when I went to edit the photos this weekend, I realized I never actually took the photos. Womp womp. I’m still completely baffled…

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First-Ever Reader Survey

First-Ever Reader Survey + Some Housekeeping

Well hello! Happy Friday! I know, this isn’t a recipe. But I have a few housekeeping things I want to tie up with you today and a little survey to help me better understand what you are interested in! I’ve been putting off asking for your help but then I realized that I’ve been doing…

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Recipe for nutty, chewy whole grain lemon garlic farro with mushrooms and spinach. Simple yet elegant.

Lemon Garlic Farro with Mushrooms and Spinach

I’m having one of those weeks. You know, one of those weeks. The kicker thus far? When I somehow managed to set off the smoke alarm at 7:30 in the morning yesterday when I was trying to brown meat to throw in the crockpot for dinner. I stood there in a fog (literally and figuratively)…

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Recipe for grapefruit buttermilk waffles topped with toasted coconut. Freezer-friendly and perfect for spring!

Grapefruit Buttermilk Waffles with Toasted Coconut

I’m in a waffle phase. Well, technically a green smoothie and waffle phase. But today we are going to focus on that waffle portion. This seems to always happen to me. I forget about my waffle maker for months and months on end. And then the light bulb goes off in my head and I…

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The Little Things - March 2015

The Little Things – March 2015

March. What a weird month. It’s not winter, yet it’s not quite spring either. It doesn’t know what to do with itself. I say bring on April! Although holy allergies. The pollen has definitely started by us and I don’t want anything to do with it. Go away green and yellow slime! It’s coming –…

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Recipe for roasted berry and ricotta crostini. A simple, yet impressive dish perfect for brunch or even dessert!

Roasted Berry and Ricotta Crostini

Crostini. The ultimate fancy pants appetizer, dessert, brunch dish, whatever. I don’t know what it is about them, but every single time I make some sort of crostini for a party or gathering, I constantly get “you so fancy!” or “whoa look at this!” But here’s the thing. In most cases, they take very little…

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Breakfast Calzones | Simple calzones filled with scrambled eggs, pico de gallo, peppers and cheese! Perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch!

Breakfast Calzones

Cute, adorable, individual breakfast calzones. Now that’s the way to kick off a Monday morning. Along with a big cup of coffee. With some half and half please ♥ Now if only that was the way I was ACTUALLY starting this Monday morning. Now that would be pretty sweet. But, in reality, pretty much all…

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30 Brunch Recipes to Make This Spring | A collection of various recipes perfect for any Spring gathering!

30 Brunch Recipes To Make This Spring

With Easter right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to gather together a collection of Spring brunch recipes that would be perfect for the big day. Or really for any other type of brunch or potluck gathering you have coming up in the next few months! Like Mother’s Day! Which will also…

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Carrot Cake Muffins with Mascarpone Glaze | Soft, tender muffins filled with carrots and finished with a creamy mascarpone topping! Perfect for Spring!

Carrot Cake Muffins with Mascarpone Glaze

These muffins. These easter-y, brunch-y, spring-y, dessert-y, yet totally acceptable for breakfast-y (that’s not a word but go with me here) carrot cake muffins are the things of my dreams. And trust me, once you’ve had one, you’ll be right there with me. I tested these a few times for you over the course of…

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Arugula, Prosciutto & Goat Cheese Open-Faced Sandwich | A quick and easy dinner or fantastic brunch option for entertaining! With a homemade arugula pesto!

Arugula, Prosciutto and Goat Cheese Open-Faced Sandwich

While the weather seems to be totally fickle lately, I feel like it’s okay for me to start sharing lots of spring-like recipes with you. Because even if Mother Nature isn’t cooperating with my foodie plans, well, at least we can start eating like it’s spring! Bundled up in a sweatshirt. Hmmm. And I’ve been…

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How To Stock A Mostly Healthy Pantry | A list of pantry staples for healthy cooking and baking!

How To Stock A {Mostly} Healthy Pantry

We’re taking a quick break from the recipes today for another installment of my Meal Planning 101 series! You seem to really love meal planning *almost* as much as I do (makes me happy!) so I thought it would be fun to occasionally pop in with more posts on the topic – because we have…

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Skillet Spring Vegetable Brown Rice Casserole | An easy, one-pan veggie packed dish!

Skillet Spring Vegetable Brown Rice Casserole

Springgggggg! I can feel it. It’s coming. It’s so close. We’ve had some super nice days here in North Carolina but then also some not so nice ones. The heat in the house has been on and off, on and off. I’m hot and complaining and then cold and freezing (and complaining). It’s so confusing!…

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