A Healthy Lunch You Can Bring to Work

Do you ever try to be good little girl or boy by bringing your lunch to work? I don’t blame you! Buying lunch every day can put a strain on your bank account and your butt…even if you’re just ordering a salad. The culprit? Impulse cornbread purchases, obviously. But if you do bring a bag lunch, it’s almost always a boring salad or sandwich. Or if you’re stuck in 1998, you might still be impressed…Continue Reading

10-Minute Quinoa Breakfast Porridge

If you’re freezing your buns off, you may be feeling the urge to swap your morning smoothie for something soothing, hearty, and warm. After all, how can you “curl up” with a frozen mango-strawberry smoothie?! My teeth are jittering just thinking about it. A warm oatmeal might feel like more work, but it doesn’t have to be if you use leftovers! Whipped up some brown rice or quinoa to go with veggies earlier this week?…Continue Reading

Should You Really Be Having a Salad?

It’s a brand new year which means everyone is creating resolutions (or complaining about why resolutions are stupid). Either way, most of us are on a kick to eat more healthfully after gorging ourselves on cookies, booze, and heavy dishes during the holidays. What is the quintessential dish that everyone turns to when they are trying to be “good”? A SALAD. Yup. But, if you’ve resolved to eat more salads for lunch this January, you…Continue Reading

Why Store-Bought Dressings Suck

I used to buy “healthy”, low-fat salad dressings and bring them to work with my lunch:  a big old salad. I thought it tasted pretty good and was proud of myself for making healthier choices. But then, a few years ago I attempted to make a vinaigrette for dinner guests and I wanted to slap myself in the face. Three ingredients, less than one minute of work and WAY more delicious than any of that…Continue Reading