Citrus Salad with Coconut 3

Citrus Salad with Coconut

Shea has been sick. Daycare has been canceled. Every day is white out conditions. February can seriously go take a hike already. I keep telling myself that spring is right around the corner and that groundhogs don’t know anything anyway. It just gets harder to believe both of those things as every day brings days…

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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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Massaged Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad 3

Massaged Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad with Tahini-Maple Dressing

 I was given iron supplements when I left the hospital after Shea’s birth…and I was scared. I’d heard the horror stories of what can come of iron supplementation, even with water and fiber galore. I believed the horror stories to be true and knew them to be true within a few days first hand. I…

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Simple Stovetop Applesauce 3

Simple Stovetop Applesauce

So we’re 8 1/2 days into this thing called parenthood and honestly, it’s going really well. Whenever I feel overwhelmed, all I have to do is look at her, hear a coo, or give that baby soft head a little rub to bring me back to this little sliver of paradise called motherhood. And yes,…

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Vegetarian Quinoa Chili 3

5th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #3 – Vegetarian Quinoa Chili + Weekly Menu

  Friday was my last day of work for THIRTEEN weeks. I know this will fly by once Shea arrives, but for now, that just seems like…forever. I love my job and all of my staff and coworkers and walking to my car at the end of the day was this weird sense of not…

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