One of the things I love most about this time of year is gathering with friends - new and old - and getting to spend time chatting, laughing, and sharing stories. Moments shared around the table are never moments wasted. I feel truly fulfilled!
Here we are. Another Thanksgiving has come and gone. I’ve officially experienced 29 Thanksgiving’s in my lifetime. I guess I don’t technically remember much of the first 10. So I’ve officially experienced 19 cognizant Thanksgivings. There. Now I don’t feel so old. I’m 19 cognizant Thanksgivings old. I do realize 29 is not old. But [...]
If you don't know - or live under an actual rock - which is totes cool because nature is fun, Kansas City has been blessed with open eating food concept - Parlor KC. What? Like a food court? Ya like a food court: but with two stories, in-tune and modern decor, fully stocked bars, and seven chef-driven food concepts. Aka this ain't your mama's food court.
The older I get and the longer my to-do list becomes I’ve noticed that I take less time to simply sit and be grateful. Every day I feel constantly bombarded by unsolicited “advice”, facts, new research that claims x,y,z, things I should be doing, ways my routines should look, clothing I should wear, workouts I [...]
It’s late August and your mind has gone into “back-to-school” / “IT’S BASICALLY FALL” / “I WANT SOUUUUP” mode and I’m not here to tell you you’re wrong. In fact, I’m giving the people what they want with this warming Butternut Squash Turmeric Soup made with warming turmeric, curry spices, butternut squash, carrots, and [...]
PEACH SEASON IS HERE HONEY. I honestly didn’t know it was peach season until I received my Hen House CSA bag today. These ripe & juicy peaches doubled as a salad topping and a vinaigrette marinade. I drizzled the marinade over some salmon filets, popped them in the oven, and served it over a bed of [...]
This post is sponsored by Turkey Hill. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I simply cannot get enough blueberries in the summer. I love to eat them frozen, to blend them into smoothies, and to bake them in desserts. The other day I was CRAVING a warm blueberry crumble with a scoop of cold-melty [...]
GUYS! I’m so excited. This ricotta and Parmesan stuffed eggplant has me feeling like a PROFESH CHEF. And you’ll probably feel like one too when you recreate this at home. THE CHEESE. So much cheese. And low carb AND so many veggies - roasted and toasted - ANNNDD! So incredibly delish. The homemade red sauce [...]