Arugula is the new kale - at least in my kitchen. I quickly jumped on the kale train when I first switched to eating a whole foods diet. The dark leafy green is full of nutrients like potassium, vitamins A, C, and K, and even protein. You can make it into chips or use it in a salad. But sometimes you need to switch things up. Enter arugula. … [Read more...]
Don't eat no wheat? This is for you.
Tacos are a staple in our house! They are quick, easy, inexpensive, and delicious. But have you every looked at the ingredients listed on a packet of store-bought taco seasoning? No bueno. Here's an example: … [Read more...]
Last week the temperatures here were in the 60s. This week we are hot and humid in the 90s. Just like Chicago wants to keep holding on to the end of summer, so do I! That's why this week I picked up some corn on the cob before it's out of season and the prices rise. … [Read more...]
It's taken me a long time to perfect my salad game. Don't you just hate when you end up with a bowl of limp greens that leaves you feeling unsatisfied? Me too. Well after many failed salad attempts, I've finally come up with a foolproof formula that makes me look forward to eating my vegetables. … [Read more...]
I am not a morning person. If I don't have my 8 hours of sleep, good luck trying to get me out of bed. But as much as I like my ZzZzs, I don't always get as many as I like. Those are the days where I especially need an easy and quick breakfast. If I haven't made my Overnight Oats the night before, then I turn to my other trusty favorite: Greek yogurt with berries and two hard-boiled eggs. … [Read more...]