Don’t you just love it when a few simple ingredients come together to give you an amazing burst of flavor? That’s how I feel about Puttanesca sauce. With only about 6 ingredients (plus a few spices), you can create a meal that is incredibly flavorful, and perhaps best of all, it only takes a few […]
A Throwback to Conscious Coupling: How does your relationship stack up?
Ah, relationships. We tend to long for them when we don’t have them, but complain about them when we do. Ok, that’s not an entirely fair statement. But you have to admit, it holds a lot of truth. And the truth is, relationships are work. Even if you find your most perfect match, you still […]
Conscious Coupling in the Kitchen, Episode 1: Pecan Butter
I’m kind of obsessed with pecan butter. It’s creamy and sweet, and yet there is no sugar in it. Something about those pecans just makes everything taste sweeter… And since my husband, Ted, likes pecan butter so much (and often polishes off a batch before I’ve had a chance to fully enjoy it), I’ve invited […]
Are you giving up yourself for your to-do list? Here’s how to stop it today.
When was the last time you did something for yourself? I’m talking about getting a massage. Taking yourself out to dinner. Buying yourself something you really wanted. Going for a walk instead of cleaning the dishes after dinner. Celebrating yourself and all of your awesomeness just because (oh, I’m sorry, did you think you needed […]
Collard Green Wraps
I don’t always eat raw, but when I do, I really strive for it to be as tasty as possible. In order to do this, I like to combine sauces like pesto and cashew sour cream, and different flavored and colored vegetables like fresh herbs, red cabbage, and the like. In this recipe for collard […]
Beauty in Breakdown: How Your Emotions can Guide you to Make Better Choices
I don’t cry a lot. I’m not sure why. It just doesn’t happen that often. Don’t get me wrong – I get upset when I hear sad stories, or when bad things happen to good people. But most of the time I just get quiet and pensive rather than let the tears fall. I retreat […]