Today I'm sharing my boyfriend's signature guacamole! It's his favorite dish to make for parties and potlucks. His secret ingredient (missing from the photo below) is the serrano pepper which adds both flavor and heat.Read More
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."Read More
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).Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
When I was in high school, someone told me: "The words 'I can't' are best used sparingly." It's been over fifteen years and I still remember that.
It's a great piece of advice, isn't it?
How we think and what we say can make a huge impact on our habits and behaviors.Read More
If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you may have noticed that I've posted some pictures of my weekly Veggie Egg Bake (which I make every Sunday night to enjoy Monday thru Friday).
A lot of these kinds of egg recipes I see floating around the internet are super skimpy when it comes to veggies...we're talkin' 75% eggs, 25% veggies. We can do better than that!Read More
I love salads but sometimes I'm just not in the mood for lettuce, spinach or other leafy greens. I threw together this concoction and it came out so good that I ended up eating it two more times that same week!
The healthy fat from the avocado filled me up, the nutrients from the raw veggies gave me a ton of energy, and the combination of the different flavors and textures totally satisfied my taste buds. Plus, it's 100% cleanse-friendly so you won't feel gross or bloated afterward!Read More
While I am in a place where I could live without bread, every once in a while a sandwich sounds really good to me.
Last weekend I ran a half marathon and that night I was totally craving a sandwich.
Specifically, a salmon avocado sandwich. What can I say? I was craving salt, carbs, and fat!Read More