Slow Cooker Pesto Chicken

Don't retire your slow cooker once the summer sun comes out, fire it up to keep your kitchen cool and save time! This Slow Cooker Pesto Chicken puts fresh, seasonal summer produce to use with a simple and delish homemade pesto.  Dinner couldn't get … [Read more...]

Thai Green Curry with Vegetables

Traditional take-out Thai Green Curry with Vegetables gets a homemade makeover!  With fresh vegetables and flavorful sauce, this healthier version of a decadent restaurant meal is perfect for enjoying at home any night of the week! Can you … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Noodle Peanut Stir Fry

How was the weekend?  My weekend was super fun!  Friday night, we went to see a friend in the show Catch Me If You Can at the Aurora Fox Theater and the show was AMAZING! Saturday, we celebrated my birthday with dinner at Watercourse (a vegan … [Read more...]

Roasted Green Bean and Farro Salad with Balsamic Dijon Dressing

Happy hump day :) I hope this tasty recipe brightens up your week (if it isn't already super bright!) A few months ago, I received an amazing order of fun foods from Swanson Vitamins. One of the ingredients I was most excited to try out … [Read more...]

Back in the Routine

Last night, as soon as I got home I changed my clothes, laced up my running shoes, and headed out the door for a 3 mile jog.  I thought about doing 4, but with the heat being so hot I thought 3 today and 4 on Wednesday. After taking a week long … [Read more...]

A Little Bit of Everything

Hello! Today has been a jam packed day for me.   I have been doing a little bit of everything! After getting some things done around the apartment this morning, I headed off to volunteer with a local arts organization.  Today, I basically just got a … [Read more...]

My Favorite Green Beans

Today I woke up dark and early (the sun was not even close to being up) and got ready for my day at work.  We were doing the holiday floor set.  That's right, HOLIDAY!  Things in the retail world happen sooo early when it comes to holidays. Because … [Read more...]

Herbs and Tastings

The one thing I love about going home (ok there are plenty of other things I love about going home) is all of the goodies I get to take with me!  My mom gave me a bread-maker (I can't wait to use it!), a TON of splenda, some sugar free kahlua … [Read more...]