You might be wondering "isn't this guacamole?" Well, it's not. Guacamole traditionally includes cilantro and raw onions, two foods I do not like. Guacamole is also not traditionally made with hot peppers. Also, guacamole is traditionally creamy/smashed. Before I continue to over-use the word "traditionally," let's move on... This avocado salsa makes a great dip… Continue reading Avocado Salsa
With different seasons come different food associations. With fall, I think of warm comforting foods and seasonal produce. Apples are a fall staple. Most varieties are at their seasonal peak during this time. I used gala apples in this recipe.Growing up, my mom would make us cinnamon tea during cold weather. We would drink it… Continue reading Apple Cinnamon Steel Cut Oats
Waffles for breakfast is not a groundbreaking idea, I know. But sometimes I like to play up my toast-for-breakfast routine and opt for a waffle sandwich. If you have a waffle maker, great! Use your favorite waffle recipe to make two. If you don't have a waffle maker, despair not! I don't either. Enter: frozen… Continue reading Banana and Strawberry Waffle Breakfast Sandwich
I believe people fall into two general categories: (1) spinach lovers and (2) kale aficionados. Whether or not you feel like you distinctly fall into one of these two categories, read on to learn some nutrition facts about each. SPINACH 100 g of raw spinach will provide: 2.2 g Fiber 483 mcg Vitamin K, 604% DV 9376… Continue reading Kale vs Spinach: Which Green Reigns Supreme?
Hi! Welcome to my blog series "What's In Season." I live in the United States, so I am sorry to say that this series is limited to the U.S. Even within the U.S., what is in season can vary regionally and I will try my best to give a general overview that applies to most… Continue reading What’s In Season: August Edition
Hi there! Welcome to the first post of a new blog series titled Produce In Season. I like to be informed of what produce is in season for multiple reasons. If even one of these resonates with you, make sure to subscribe to the blog to receive updates on seasonal produce :). Better Flavor: fruits… Continue reading Why Buy Produce In Season? 5 of My Reasons
Hi there! Perhaps you are hoping to gain some new insight into healthy eating or perhaps you are completely new to a healthy lifestyle. To share what I learn in school, I try to to include nutrition information in my recipes and other blog posts. But today, I'd like to try something different. I thought it… Continue reading Nutrition Student Goes Grocery Shopping
It started like this: Today was one of those days in which your mood can only be described as lazy. I had a stressful day yesterday and I wanted today to be extra easy. For dinner, I was craving my Pesto and Edamame Pasta Salad. But first, I would need to empty out the pot… Continue reading Lazy White Cheddar Shells with Edamame and Spinach