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Everything bagel crusted tofu Cobb salad

Everything bagel crusted tofu Cobb salad

The everything bagel is my favorite NY style bagel! It’s a combination of all the BEST bagel topping flavors. Who knew the seasoning had so many other uses? It’s great on avocado toast for that little something extra and I even like to sprinkle my […]

Learning the 10 principles of intuitive eating

Learning the 10 principles of intuitive eating

Intuitive Eating is a lifestyle approach to eating, weight and healthy habits that rejects the idea that dieting is healthy and an effective approach to losing weight. It involves implementing 10 principles of intuitive eating that help you change your views on dieting and restriction […]

Spinach garlic grits with poached egg

Spinach garlic grits with poached egg

It’s been my experience that not many folks outside of the south eat grits regularly.  You may not have even ever seen or even heard of them before, but you don’t know what you are missing.  The most well-known recipe I can think of with grits is Shrimp and Grits, a Louisiana favorite, but my experience is mostly with breakfast grits.  Spinach garlic grits is a spin on one my favorite grit recipes, cheesy grits.

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Hearty Vegetable Lentil Stew with Potato Puree

Hearty Vegetable Lentil Stew with Potato Puree

Fall is in full swing now in the northern hemisphere and the temperatures are dropping. As the weather gets cooler we naturally begin to crave more hearty feeling and heavy foods. And this recipe for a vegetable lentil stew is perfect for a cool or […]

Southern Style Pumpkin Biscuits

Southern Style Pumpkin Biscuits

My roots are deeply southern — Texas and Georgia specifically.  And these southern style pumpkin biscuits are a tribute to my heritage! My mother and her family came from a small town in south Georgia and I spent more than half my life in Texas. […]

Vegan Thai Green Curry

Vegan Thai Green Curry

During the week, it’s crucial for me to have quick and easy recipes that I don’t require me to spend much time in the kitchen and that work well to transport for lunch as well. But I also want meals that taste great and provide me with tons of satisfaction. And this recipe for Vegan Thai Green Curry fits all those criteria making it perfect for a weeknight meal!

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Essential cutting tools for your kitchen

Essential cutting tools for your kitchen

There are a whole range of utensils that can be used for cutting during your meal preparation in the kitchen.  My list of essential cutting tools includes the basics, such as a good chef’s knife and a cutting board to more specialized tools, like a […]

Whole Wheat Ricotta Gnocchi & Herbed Mushrooms

Whole Wheat Ricotta Gnocchi & Herbed Mushrooms

I haven’t had much luck with making homemade pasta in the past.  I’ve tried and even had my own pasta making press at one point, but I found it super challenging and lots of work.  But NOW that I’ve discovered whole wheat ricotta gnocchi and I’m […]

Practicing intuitive eating: NO food is off-limits

Practicing intuitive eating: NO food is off-limits

Learning that all foods have a place in a healthy lifestyle and that no food is off-limits is part of one of the intuitive eating principles, “Making Peace with Food”.  The 10 principles of Intuitive Eating were first introduced in the book, Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole & Alysse Resch.

The first question that I often get when introducing the idea of Intuitive Eating to someone new is, “If I can eat anything, what happens if I start eating and can’t stop? (more…)