Classic Lemon Garlic Hummus

Going back to the basics with my go-to classic lemon garlic hummus. I’m sure I’m not the only one, but hummus is something I often make without measuring. I just throw a can of chickpeas in the food processor, along with lemon juice, oil, salt and a generous amount of tahini. Well, after years of imprecise hummus-making, I finally decided to write down my own recipe…

Nourishing Protein Quinoa Bowl

Welcoming the New Year with this nourishing protein quinoa bowl. I hope you all enjoyed your holidays and that you’re ready for 2019! Did you set any goals this year? I shared a few of my goals in this post, but I’m trying to be a bit more flexible with my goals this year. For the first time in my life, I have no idea what…

Top 10 Recipes of 2018

It’s that time of year again – It’s time to look back at the top 10 recipes of 2018! How is this the last day of 2018? Every year I ask myself the same thing and every year seems to go by faster and faster. I believe my parents and grandparents now when they say time goes by faster the older you get. I really do. So here we…

December Coffee Break

One last coffee break before the New Year. As I’m writing this, Shaun and I are in San Francisco. We left on Christmas day for our road trip across the West coast. So far, we’ve been to Portland and Crescent City and we’ve driven across the redwood parks here in California. I’ll share my favorite photos on the blog once we’re…

Fruit-Sweetened Chocolate Bark

Fruit-sweetened chocolate bark. One last simple recipe before Christmas. One of the things I miss the most since I stopped eating added sugar over 4 years ago is chocolate. I can make most of my favorite desserts using fruit, but chocolate isn’t one of them. My only option is bitter, unsweetened chocolate. Over the years though, I’ve become used to the bitterness of unsweetened chocolate and I…