Snowed In Meals

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Monday morning, Richmond got a whole bunch of snow. While I know the whole country is ready for spring, I'm kind of enjoying the snow. Obviously I'm so ready for warmer nights, walks around the city, and sunshine in the park, but you might as well … [Continue reading]

Smashed Chickpea Sandwich

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I love chickpeas. As a vegetarian, beans are a pretty significant part of my diet and chickpeas are tied with black beans for being my most favorite (and versatile) legume. I've got a ton of chickpea recipes up here on the blog, but this one is … [Continue reading]

Love for Local Bloggers


Yesterday, I had the opportunity to speak in a ┬áCommunications class at Virginia Union University, on a panel with a couple of other local bloggers, Phil & Sharvette. They're both awesome and it was fun to meet them in person! We talked … [Continue reading]

Healthy Nutella Dip

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Life around here has been kind of funny recently. Alex and I took a bit of a break from wedding planning for a few weeks and then jumped back into it. There have been a few bumps in the road (like our wedding invitations coming in blue rather than … [Continue reading]

A Delicious Weekend


Sunshine! It finally came out in Richmond and it brought some warm temperatures with it. It practically felt like spring here and I was loving it. Alex and I took a trip to the park on Sunday afternoon just to soak up some sunshine and get a little … [Continue reading]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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I asked for some Brussels Sprout inspiration from my Facebook page, and I got tons of great ideas. I'm definitely bookmarking a lot of those suggestions! In the end, I decided to keep it super simple, since I was taking this to our small group … [Continue reading]

Southwestern Hash Brown Wraps

Southwestern Hash Browns

Thank goodness for the sunshine! It's finally warming up over here, with temperatures in the 60s. Bring on spring! Ok so it's not quite that warm yet. But I did browse around Michael's and JoAnn Fabrics looking for some floral inspiration on … [Continue reading]

Weekend Celebrations & Adventures

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This weekend started off pretty amazing, since it was Valentine's Day, and Alex surprised me by setting up a sushi station in the kitchen! We tried our hands at whipping up vegetarian sushi and it actually turned out pretty well, considering we … [Continue reading]

[Last Minute] Valentine’s Day Recipes

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Just in case you're one of those wait-until-the-last-minute people, here are a few ideas of things to cook, bake, and enjoy with your significant other! If you need something easy, this Chickpea Tortilla Soup is an easy and delicious option. It's … [Continue reading]

A Day in NYC


I don't travel too often for work, but this week I'm in NYC for a work event. It made for an interesting and busy day yesterday, but I managed to capture a few scenes on my phone. What did we do before iphones? I'll keep this day of meals simple for … [Continue reading]