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Curry Chicken Salad

Curry Chicken Salad

January 08, 2017

I have been craving chicken salad hard core and this recipe by Mel Joulwan was exactly what I needed. I switched things up a bit from her original recipe (also found in her new cookbook Well Fed Weeknights) to make it a little easier, but it was still amazingly delicious! Serves 2-4. Ingredients Chicken: 3 ...

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Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie

December 15, 2016

Let me first apologize for the millions of years between blog posts (okay, maybe just a half a year, but it’s been a while). I’ve been focusing a lot of time and energy on getting my Etsy shop ready for the holidays. It has been a ton of fun and I’ve really enjoyed the process, ...

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5 Things I Love About Gilmore Girls

5 Things I Love About Gilmore Girls

November 22, 2016

We are only THREE DAYS away from the Gilmore Girls Reunion release! To celebrate, these are my five favorite things about the show: Coffee, coffee, coffee. Lorelai and Rory have a serious obsession with coffee. Who doesn’t love a good cup of coffee, or five? And who wouldn’t want to get coffee every day at Luke’s Diner?? Rory’s ...

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Blackberry Goat Cheese Summer Salad

Blackberry Goat Cheese Summer Salad

July 26, 2016

Going to the farmers market on Saturday mornings is one of my absolute favorite things to do. Creating new recipes with my finds is even better. This week’s market finds resulted in what I’d like to call my Blackberry Goat Cheese Summer Salad! I promise… you definitely want to give this one a try. Blackberry...

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How To: Incorporating Greens & Veggies into Your Diet

How To: Incorporating Greens & Veggies into Your Diet

May 19, 2016

I’ve been following a Paleo-type diet for a good number of years now and I sometimes find myself getting into a bad habit of not incorporating enough vegetables into my diet. It’s extremely easy to grill a piece of chicken or a steak and cook some potatoes for dinner and call it a day. Making …

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A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

May 17, 2016

This complex novel by Hanya Yanagihara begins by introducing four men who have just all graduated from New England University and are working to establish their lives in New York City. They are deeply committed to maintaining their friendships with one another despite their diverse personalities and interests. Malcom Irvine is the biracial son of an ...

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Peonies by Mary Oliver

Peonies by Mary Oliver

April 26, 2016

This morning the green fists of the peonies are getting ready to break my heart as the sun rises, as the sun strokes them with his old, buttery fingers and they open — pools of lace, white and pink — and all day the black ants climb over them, boring their deep and mysterious holes ...

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How To: Detox Baths

How To: Detox Baths

April 20, 2016

How often do you take a bath? Like a fill-up-the-tub, get in, and relax type bath? Over the past few years, I’ve discovered that there are many benefits to taking baths, especially detox baths. Toxins are poisonous substances that we expose ourselves to on a daily basis from things like processed foods, pollution, cleaning products, and pesticides.

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How To: Homemade Almond Milk

How To: Homemade Almond Milk

March 22, 2016

Over the years I have come to find that I need to mostly stay away from dairy. I do include some cheese and butter from grass-fed cows, but other than that, I have to stay away from it. Milk, especially, makes me feel sick to my stomach and also causes me to have breakouts. When … Continue reading How To: Homemade Almond Milk

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March Paleo Recipe Roundup

March Paleo Recipe Roundup

March 08, 2016

If you have been doing the Paleo diet for any length of time, you have most likely heard of Mel Joulwan. She is the author of the Well Fed and Well Fed 2 cookbooks. She is basically my hero in the cooking world because she creates some of the most wonderful Paleo recipes. I often … Continue reading March Paleo Recipe Roundup

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