Eating Organically Shouldn’t Break the Bank

I was recently having a conversation with a friend about organic versus non-organic food and, naturally, the question of cost came up. If you’ve bopped around my blog a bit you would probably see that I write about organic food often and eating “well” is something that I am passionate about. (Just to clarify: when […]

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Classic (Egg-Free!) Gingerbread Cookies

I have to be honest, before I created this recipe I did not like gingerbread cookies. I always found them to be difficult to make, too spicy, and I am not a huge fan of cinnamon. However, I love to decorate them and gingerbread cookies are a Christmastime essential. I played around with some recipes […]

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Hot Chocolate Charcuterie Board

Happy First Day of Christmas, everyone! (I mean, it’s the day after Thanksgiving so it’s officially Christmastime, right?) I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Our holiday was a bit more quiet than usual, but the food was just as delicious as always. With that all being said, after dinner is cleaned up on […]

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Creamy Herb-encrusted Pork tenderLoin

Ingredients …for the pork tenderloin 1 tbs salt 1 tbs pepper 1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp thyme 1/2 tsp onion powder 2 tbs olive oil …for the creamy mustard sauce 5 cloves garlic 4 tbs butter 1 tsp thyme 2 tbs flour 1/2 c. half & half 1 c. milk 2 tbs dijon mustard […]

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Apple Harvest Chicken

This chicken recipe is perfect for chilly nights after apple picking! (Plus, it’s really easy to make!) Ingredients 6-8 chicken legs 6-8 chicken thighs 2 tbs olive oil 2 tbs butter 2 stalks celery, diced 1 large onion, diced 3 c. apple, diced (Use whatever apples you have! My personal favorite are honey crisp.) 1/4 […]

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Trader Joe’s Fall Haul

For the past few months I have made it my mission to start shopping at Trader Joe’s. That probably sounds super weird, but everyone raves about the goodies they find there and I always find very little that excites me. With all of that being said, I decided to go on a Trader Joe’s fall […]

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Homestyle Chicken Soup

I don’t know about anyone else, but I am kind of over the summer… That probably sounds terrible but if you know me, you know that my favorite season is autumn and I love Halloween, crisp leaves, hot apple cider, horror movies, and everything else that goes along with the season! In honor of my […]

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Developing a Healthy Relationship with Food

I remember the first time that I ever went out for dinner with a boy. The relationship was very new and we were both in high school. I remember the feelings of excitement, wondering to myself if we would kiss, hold hands, live happily ever after, and all of that other puppy love stuff that […]

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To or To Not Eat Organic

I remember the first time I ever learned about organic food. I mean, I always heard of organic versus non-organic, but the first time that I ever studied the differences and learned more about the food industry was when I was in high school. My environmental science teacher required us to watch the 2008 documentary […]

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All About Arugula

When this quarantine first began, for some reason I decided that Iย needed all of the arugula! I was literally buying it in bulk. Then I realized that arugula’s shelf life is pretty short, so I started experimenting with it in all kinds of dishes, and I am glad I did! Today I am sharing some […]

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