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. My Perfect Salad Formula Greens + Crunch + Fruit + Fat + Oil + Acid + Salt & Pepper + Protein (optional) For me, the number one thing that … [Read more...]
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If you're wondering "What in the world does spatchcock mean?!", you're not alone. 6 months ago I was asking the same question as I saw "spatchcock chicken" popping up everywhere. Simply put, it's a cooking technique where the backbone of poultry is removed to prepare it for grilling or roasting and you all know how much I love roasting everything. Why do I get so excited about this method? The chicken is ready in half the time. The meat is cooked … [Read more...]
I get asked quite frequently what I actually make with the groceries from my weekly hauls. The answer more often than not is "roast them". By now in my cooking journey, I've learned that roasting is one of the easiest ways to make vegetables taste great. But before I started to commit to eating more veggies, I was at a loss for how to cook them. If I have one suggestion for you, it's learn how to roast everything. Related: Save Money on Groceries with the … [Read more...]
Eggs. They are my go-to source of protein and always stocked in my fridge. If I run out of food to eat, I can always fry myself an egg. I eat two hard boiled eggs almost every morning for breakfast. I use them to make my homemade mayo. But sometimes they just get boring. Need some egg-spiration? Try these Prosciutto Egg Cups! They are super simple and sure to please a crowd. They are going to be your new favorite brunch food! I've added just a handful of veggies … [Read more...]
I'm notorious for eating a whole sleeve of Oreos in one sitting. I avoid this bad habit by keeping the chocolate cookie sandwiches out of the house. But sometimes that hankering for a sweet treat comes on strong. So what's a girl to do? My theory on junk food is that if you have to take the time to make it yourself, then you should enjoy and indulge guilt-free! If you follow me on Instagram, you probably know that I love these homemade Almond & Sea … [Read more...]