One Pot Spicy Taco Rice Skillet 3

One Pot Spicy Taco Rice Skillet + Weekly Menu

How hard is it to get back in the groove after the holidays? Ugh. I’m guessing most of you are dreading a full work week ahead, just like me. Couple that with just coming off a 12 week maternity leave and Michigan’s first real cold front of the season and UGGGGGGGGGGH. No words can describe how…

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Kale and Quinoa Minestrone 2

Kale and Quinoa Minestrone

  A new year already? Craziness. Did you make it up til midnight to ring in the new year? Because, um, I most definitely did not. I welcomed my bed around 10:30pm. No regrets! Bed > Champagne. I have a 12 week old, after all. Undoubtedly, 2014 has big shoes to fill. The highlight of my…

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Pomegranate, Pear, and Pistachio Salad 3

Pomegranate, Pear, and Pistachio Salad with Creamy Pomegranate Dressing + Weekly Menu

In recent years, the USDA replaced the very well-known “food guide pyramid” with the almost-insulting, super simple “plate method”. In brief, half of your (9 inch) plate should be filled with fruits and vegetables, 1/4 of the plate should be filled with lean protein, and the remaining 1/4 of the plate with a starch/carbohydrate. At…

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Blackened Salmon Tacos 3

Blackened Salmon Tacos with Corn Salsa and Cilantro-Lime Ranch

About a week ago, my breast milk supply plummeted. I was devastated and could only correlate the reduction in supply to the absence of lactation cookies in my diet. While I don’t that lactation cookies are 100% to thank for good milk supply (though I’d be okay with that – I have modified the recipe…

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