Category: Recipes

Drink To The Health Of Your Valentine With These Indulgent Shakes

Drink To The Health Of Your Valentine With These Indulgent Shakes

Sunday is Valentine’s Day! And you want your Valentine to live forever right? I thought so. Me too. While I can’t change mortality, I can share with you these six recipes that taste like indulgent milkshakes but are actually packed full of superfoods that will help you and your honey feel healthy. And the healthier…

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3 Candy Inspired Protein Shakes For a Healthy Halloween Treat

3 Candy Inspired Protein Shakes For a Healthy Halloween Treat

In July, I started drinking a new protein shake for breakfast and I’m love with it. In the three years since I’ve had Crohn’s, I’ve never had something that I knew I could have for breakfast every morning no matter how I’m feeling that’s also delicious and healthy. That is, not until I discovered chocolate…

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Super Green “Shamrock” Juice

Super Green “Shamrock” Juice

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! For your green-drinking pleasure, I have a short and simple recipe for you: Green Apple Spinach Juice with a Twist! This is our new favorite post-running, really anytime juice. It has lots of spinach in it (that’s why it’s so gorgeously green), but it doesn’t taste like spinach. Green Apple Spinach…

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Juice for the Heart

Juice for the Heart

The juicer obsession continues. I’m in love with tasting all things fresh! The novelty still has not worn off, in fact, I think I’m becoming more obsessed and more interested in different combinations. Last night I threw in leftover fruit salad from a party and a lemon. Delicious. Fresh lemonade is coming this weekend. Also…

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A Kale Tale

A Kale Tale

On Sunday, something amazing happened: I went to the grocery store, stood in the produce section, and had the freedom to pick out anything I wanted. Regular readers, I’m sure you’re wondering: How is this possible? Didn’t you spend a full day laying on the couch after eating uncooked beets last month? Aren’t salads forbidden?…

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Grilled Spring Potato Salad

Grilled Spring Potato Salad

  This summer, I resolved to use my grill more than last summer. Since we only broke it out once last year (how pathetic is that?), I’ve already doubled the number of times it’s been out! And I’ve got Kevin hooked on grilled potatoes. When I decided to grill, I did it on a whim.…

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End of Winter Apple Tart

End of Winter Apple Tart

Writing and cooking in: Pittsburgh, PA Yes, a local food blog can do an apple tart in March. And a good one at that. March is generally not the time to be thinking about apple tarts, that’s more of an October and November kind of dessert. But if you’re lucky, like I am, to live in…

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Glow Wine

Glow Wine

Writing and cooking in: Pittsburgh, PA Since we’ve been dating, Kevin and I have developed a tradition of having our Christmas celebration together a few weeks before Christmas. We exchange gifts and do something festive like go out to dinner or play games. We usually watch Love, Actually. This year we wanted to have a…

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