Easy Yet Impressive Weekday Chicken

I used to think this dish was something fancy that only people like my mom or grandmother would made on special occasions. Definitely not something I would ever do on my own, but I loved ordering it at a restaurant. But the more I nerded out on cookbooks (yes, I curl up with them and a highlighter), the more I realized how a roast chicken should really be a weekly staple. Which is why I…Continue Reading

Like You Needed an Excuse to Eat Chocolate

Ooh it’s almost Valentine’s Day and while I find the idea of waiting for a set day in the calendar to show someone how much you love them RIDICULOUS, I’ll tell you what’s not ridiculous: any excuse to get your hands on chocolate. If February 14th is not enough of an excuse, here’s a few more: Chocolate (a quality piece with 70% cocoa or more)… helps release serotonin and endorphins which help relieve anxiety and…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

Make Your Coworkers Jealous at Lunchtime: Winter Quinoa 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