Netflix and “Chili,” Anyone?

No Beans, Please As far as chilis go, I’m not a huge fan of beans, which is pretty hard to find when looking for a chili recipe. Beans usually upset my stomach, so I looked for a beanies chili instead, and I actually got a plethora of results! I actually went with the first recipe…

Energy Bites, The Ultimate Snack

Bad Habits Are there ever times that you’re on the go, or in a hurry and grab for the unhealthier, sometimes easier, options like chips or cookies? The hardest part about eating healthy, in my opinion, is being busy or finding the time. I will catch myself grabbing for something processed, rather than fresh fruit…

French Onion Soup, The Rainy Day Hero

Brighten A Rainy Day With April being such a rainy month, I am always making soup to keep me warm and cozy. To me, there’s nothing better than warm soup on a rainy day, and soup is generally a very easy, quick meal to prepare! Another great reason for soup this time of year is…

Spicing Up Your Life, Poblano Style

Worth the Work One of my all time favorite recipes is one my mom taught me to make. It’s spicy, It’s salty, it’s flavorful, it’s roasted stuffed poblanos with smoky quinoa, sweet potatoes, and black beans. This is definitely a time-consuming, more difficult meal to cook, but it’s great because it leaves you with leftovers…

Who Says Ice Cream is Cheating?

First Day of Spring Being that yesterday was the first day of Spring, I thought I’d transition into a more spring/ summer cooking style, and of course, that comes with the most wonderful desserts. One of my favorite parts of Spring eating are all the varieties of frozen foods that are possible, while still having…

Birthday’s Can be Healthy Too, Right?

Cooking Verses Baking Birthday’s always call for a celebration, which means its OKAY to splurge a little! This week is one of my closest friends’ birthdays, and for me, that gives me an excuse to bake! While I do a heck of a lot more cooking than I do baking, I do really enjoy the…

Friend or Pho?

The Pho Phenomenon Within the last year, Pho (pronounced F-uh), a traditional Vietnamese soup consisting of broth, rice noodles, herbs and meat or vegetables, has become the new fad. Men and woman have been going crazy over this hearty soup, but the most common question is why? Some may argue that pho is so enticing…