my lavender blues

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just got home from a crazy wild portfolio review trip in the middle-of-nowhere, Montana. So pardon my MIA. Weeks of preparation leading up to the big trip followed by a weekend of trying to prepare an empty home for a Sunday party, life has been anything but quiet. But more on that trip and some […]

Everything Peppered Maple Bacon

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ya’ll. i get all zero dark thirty when i’m sick. anyone else in the same boat as myself? In fact, i started to look back on this blog at how many times i’ve been sick in the last two years, and it’s like A LOT. the ONLY good thing is the binge eating of oyster […]

Sautéed Spinach + Yogurt + Dukkah ++ a Giveaway

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Minute® Ready to Serve Guys. This is the year! I refuse to be apart of the ‘February drop off’ and am feeling pretty optimistic about it. However…. I have a feeling I probably feel this way every year, so just really really hoping that […]

Kickin’ Shrimp Gumbo over Minute Ready to Serve Brown Rice

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        It’s only the first week into the new year and is anyone else about to jump off their resolutions head first into a drained pool? me me me me. actually i made mine pretty easy this year. or perhaps more attainable, if you will. can’t set the goals too high or […]

Healthy Butternut Squash & White Bean Chili

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      Santa…… and just like that….. He gone. that was…… fast. no wonder why i get super yucky post holidays. the build up is epic and then the climax is meh. and the falling action is filled with gorging your face with unhealthies followed by a resolution that is basically set up for […]

((Healthy)) Tangy Butter Chicken Curry (Murgh Makhani)

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    This month we are in the midst of christmas prep madness, funnakkah and universal new years eve celebrations. Talk about cramming it all in. What da ell man. No wonder why end of January and pretty much all of February is severely depressing. Unless you live somewhere warm. You win. But the middle […]

Miso Braised Short Ribs with Pear

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      guys, on my last post i talked about how i was the queen of present procrastination. I am not sure if writing about my procrastination somehow solved my problem completely BUT YOU GUYS. I did it. I really honestly truly did it. I bought ALL of Davids Christmas gifts ON TIME AND […]

Ghee & Spiced Roasted Crispy Potato Bites

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    December. What is my life right now…………. Thanksgiving came far too early in November which left me no time to mentally prepare a transition in to December. I’m still on November time. Or maybe it’s the fact that I experienced a hot flash the other day because I wore a light sweater and […]

Healthy Creamy Broccoli & Spinach Cheese Soup