Quick and Easy Chinese Noodle Soup 2

Quick and Easy Chinese Noodle Soup

I don’t know why I can’t make a habit out of morning workouts…at least on the weekends. Weekdays are probably a lost cause and lately, it seems like I am literally sweating (in January…in Michigan) before I even make it to work. Getting a baby to daycare (on time) is a workout in and of…

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Whole Wheat Peppermint Pancakes 2

Whole Wheat Peppermint Pancakes

  If you were a guest in my house over the holidays, the chances of your getting homemade cinnamon rolls are…nonexistent. I’m sorry, please forgive me. I just…can’t…do…it. I nearly caused a flare up of my plantar faciitis making sure everyone was fed plenty of Christmas cheer with an assortment of homemade goodies. I mean,…

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Pan Seared Salmon with Creamy Sriracha 4

Pan Seared Salmon with Creamy Sriracha

 I remember the first few weeks of motherhood. I was living in a constant state of “oh my gosh, now what?” and always prepping for the worst. I certainly couldn’t go fold laundry while the baby napped, because what if she woke up? Or, I better not start on a project because her nap may…

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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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