Kale Salad with Avocado-Lemon Dressing

If you have a CSA starting soon, I’m willing to bet you’re about to overflow with kale. And what a wonder green: bursting with nutrients and fiber, it cleans your whole system and leaves you full and nourished. Kale can be cooked into casseroles like my Cheesy Kale Pasta, baked into healthy “kale chips,” stirred… Continue reading Kale Salad with Avocado-Lemon Dressing

Booze & Beverages · Recipes

Raspberry Celery Smoothie

You might remember a couple months ago when I made some raspberry beer punch to take to a party. I had leftovers of both the frozen raspberries and the frozen lemonade, so I just put them in one container in the freezer and figured I’d find a use for them eventually. Well, when I blogged about… Continue reading Raspberry Celery Smoothie


Strawberry Yogurt Cake

‘Tis the season for fresh strawberries! What better occasion than my mom’s birthday to try a new recipe? This moist cake is made with Greek yogurt, whole wheat flour and a delicious lemon frosting that comes together for a perfect warm-weather, light-eating dessert. I found this recipe on the blog one perfect bite. It was easy, and… Continue reading Strawberry Yogurt Cake

Tips and Tricks

Giving up Caffeine

This is no joke, folks. I’ve been trying to reduce my intake of caffeine this spring, and it’s hard. Coming down with a stomach bug, oddly, helped get me over the hump — the hump being a day with nocaffeineatall. So with that behind me, I’ve tried to only order a “small” coffee when I… Continue reading Giving up Caffeine

kid-friendly · Recipes

Springtime Risotto

Risotto isn’t anywhere near as difficult to make as some people would have you believe. Once you master the basic techniques, you’ll find it’s easy to make it your own. It’s truly an all season food ~ I have summer and winter versions, and I’m always inventing new recipes! The thing I love most about risotto… Continue reading Springtime Risotto