What I ate this weekend…

  I have to confess that I have been rethinking the terms and definitions of my diet. Most people I meet haven’t heard of the Whole Foods, Plant Based diet [WFPB], so I tend to throw out the term “vegan” to simplify the general concept. However, I am hard core struggling to give up seafood…

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There’s an oil for that…

You know the saying, “There’s an app for that…”? My version is, “There’s an oil for that….” It’s only been in the last 2 years that I’ve started using essential oils, but it doesn’t take long to become a huge fan. I know it seems like a fad in recent years, but I think it…

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Improv Veggie Lentil Skillet

I need a vacation. I need tropical weather, beach yoga, evening hot tub sessions, a deep tissue massage, cocktails by the pool…. truly anything that allows me to sleep in and not stress about anything other than beverage choices. Alas, ’tis not to be. All PTO is on hold for next year’s honeymoon. In lieu…

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Weeknight Reality

Alright, moment of transparency. I love cooking and trying new recipes and all of the deliciousness that ensues, but that magic only happens like 20% of the time. 60% of the time I’m eating leftovers or making breakfast for dinner. And the other 20% is the ultimate lazy card of going out to eat –…

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Autumn Veggie Pasta Salad

You guys. It’s November already… What happened? I’m pretty sure we’ve already covered that autumn is my favorite time of year, and in my neck of the woods it has been a rather spectacular autumn. I got a whole month of fall weather this year; Rainy days, crisp sunny days, fall colors for days… It’s…

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10 Veggie Shepherd’s Pie

Vegetables are my favorite. My sister and I got in trouble as children for raiding my mom’s garden and eating too many of the vegetables before she could harvest them. I could demolish her carrot crop single handed, and my sister had the peas on lock down. I don’t know if it’s because my mom…

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IBS and the low FODMAP diet

Irritable Bowel Syndrome.¬†Ew. Don’t run away just yet. I promise this isn’t going to be some graphic medical blog post with too much detail about bodily functions. I don’t enjoy reading these types of things, so I definitely don’t want to be caught writing one myself. I am, however, going to give you an abbreviated…

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