3-Ingredient Maple Thyme Salmon (in the Toaster Oven!)

3-Ingredient Maple Thyme Salmon (in the Toaster Oven!)

Earlier this week when I was in New York visiting family and friends, my mom prepared the most delicious salmon.

It consisted of only 3 ingredients and she baked it in the toaster oven which took way faster than using a regular-sized oven. 

Because of its smaller size, the toaster oven cooks the salmon much faster which means that dinner is on the table in just minutes!

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Easy Garlic Broccoli

Easy Garlic Broccoli

This is an easy and delicious side dish consisting of only 3 ingredients.

Wanting to try something different and not wanting to make yet another disappointing broccoli dish for this week's lunches, I decided to get fancy and add garlic to my broccoli this time around. 

The result? I was not disappointed and I did not reek.

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Introducing...My Newly Designed Website!

Introducing...My Newly Designed Website!

I am super excited to announce that my new & improved, re-designed website is finally live! Ahhh!

This site has gone through several iterations since it’s birth in 2010 and last year I found myself completely uninspired to write and publish my thoughts out into the world. 

Like, really uninspired. See for yourself and you’ll notice that I published a whopping TWO blog posts in 2016!

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Lentil Bruschetta Dip

Lentil Bruschetta Dip

My friend, Christine, told me about this recipe on our walk the other day. I was telling her about how I bought the pre-cooked, ready-to-eat Steamed Lentils from Trader Joe's and didn't know what the heck to do with them. "Emily, you have GOT to try the Lentil Bruschetta Dip. It's a thing now. It's gone viral."

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Toasted Pecan Dessert (for One)

Toasted Pecan Dessert (for One)

The other night after dinner, I was craving something sweet. Since I don't keep any pre-made sweets at home, I have to make dessert if I want dessert! So with only 4 ingredients, I came up with something simple that I'm going to share with you today.

The portion size is teeny tiny, but just enough to satisfy your taste buds.

What's awesome is that this dessert is high in fat and protein (so it'll fill you up) and it's cleanse-friendly (so you won't feel bloated or experience a sugar hangover afterward).

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How to Survive Social Situations (Sober!)

How to Survive Social Situations (Sober!)

I'm a total lightweight when it comes to alcohol.

I've always had a super low tolerance (which has gotten even lower with age) and these days I rarely drink at all.

Even at the height of my high school and college "partying" days, I physically could not consume more than 2 drinks in an entire night, no matter how hard I tried. However, I didn't let this deter me from going out and being social.

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How to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs Perfectly (Every Time!)

How to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs Perfectly (Every Time!)

Since I've had hard-boiled eggs on my mind, today I'm going show you how I cook them so you can make them too!

Why? Because they're a super easy, make-ahead snack and a convenient way to add protein to any meal. Plus they're relatively inexpensive.

There are a bunch of different techniques out there, but this is the one I like the best.

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