Tuscan Chicken, Kale & White Bean Soup

Anyone else ready for a post-holiday detox? I’m crossing my fingers that making a BIG pot of this hearty Tuscan Chicken, Kale & White Bean Soup does the trick. Look at all those beautiful colors! Hey – Isn’t there a theory that the more colorful your food is, the better it is for you? Did…

Cast-Iron Baked Artisan Bread

Ok, this recipe is not paleo or gluten-free. In fact, it’s full of gluten. I’d be lying if I said there weren’t a few things I missed by eating mostly paleo or gluten-free. And yeah, fresh baked bread is one of those things, even if it does give me tummy aches. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ I wanted to…

Creamy Black Bean Pasta Salad (gf/vegan)

Have you tried the black bean pasta at Trader Joe’s? Love it? Hate it? We bought some a while back and were kind of turned off by using it in place of pasta with marinara sauce (which is what TJ’s recommends – bleh!) BUT using it for a zesty pasta salad — that we love. In…

Soft Butter with Fresh Herbs

This super rainy and hot summer has been making my herbs grow like crazy! Am I alone here? Does anyone else have an absurd amount of herbs right now?! Here’s a super simple and delish way to put some of those excess herbs to use. Spread this herbed butter on toast, slather on mashed potatoes…

Fresh Strawberry Kale Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Ok, sorry for all the pics on this one… Actually, no I’m not sorry. This salad is fresh and bright and bootyful and the perfect ode to summer. Hope you like looking at it as much as I like eating it! Nom nom nom… Not to mention, this super simple lemon vinaigrette is zesty and…