How to Use Leftovers

Chipotle Catering

Classy people throw dinner parties. We throw Chipotle parties. The awesome folks at Chipotle offered to cater a party for us, and I'm not one to turn down an excuse to throw a party. (While I did receive all of this free of charge, I wasn't … [Continue reading]

How to Eat Nachos for Dinner

Nachos for Dinner

Wait, let me clarify. This post is about how to eat nachos for dinner and not throw healthy eating out the window. Let's be honest, sometimes you have days when you need to eat a plate of nachos for dinner. I'm not going to go into specifics. … [Continue reading]

Life, Lately

First of all, I'll give you a little wedding update. Alex and I have been engaged for less than a month and so far we have booked a church, booked a rehearsal venue, met with a day-of coordinator, chosen a photographer, found a DJ, and scheduled a … [Continue reading]

Warm Kale Salad

warm kale salad

I haven't been eating as many salads lately, since it's been so chilly. This meant that I had a couple of bunches of kale sitting in my fridge, begging to be used. I finally decided I'd use them up on a warm kale salad. After having such a delicious … [Continue reading]

Lighter Broccoli Mac and Cheese

broccoli mac n cheese

Every since the insanely cheesy macaroni cheese dish that Alex and I made on New Years Eve, I've been wanting to have macaroni and cheese, but I've been scared to make it. That macaroni took like 4lbs of cheese. I could feel my arteries clogging with … [Continue reading]

Counting Protein- Yesterday’s Meals


I don't normally count or keep track of numbers when I'm eating, but every so often I will, just to see if I'm getting enough of certain things. Lately, I've noticed that my nails have been really brittle, and one reason can be a lack of protein. … [Continue reading]

Mexican Quinoa Bowls


Quinoa is one of my favorite ingredients to use, because it's packed with protein, and as a vegetarian, I have to be on the lookout for protein ideas! I always have quinoa in the pantry, so I set to work on a Mexican Quinoa Bowl, a filling and … [Continue reading]

Creamy Broccoli Slaw

creamy broccoli slaw

Let's talk about a few things. I hate mayonnaise. This recipe contains a little bit of mayonnaise. I hate cole slaw. This is almost like cole slaw. Almost. So winter produce is a little depressing. I'm missing the fresh fruits and … [Continue reading]

Traveling Eats


Traveling certainly has a way of switching up my meals, although I found my self eating some familiar dishes during my trip back to Columbus. I thought today would be a fun time to link up with Jenn and get in on her Wednesday tradition! Yesterday … [Continue reading]

5 Goals You Should Make Today

We're a few weeks in to the new year, which means most people are breaking or forgetting their resolutions. To be honest, I think that we often set goals that are unrealistic. We all want to shoot for the moon but sometimes we come up quite … [Continue reading]