I love chicken salad. I could probably eat it for every meal of the day. I haven't had it in a while and thought it would be just the thing to power me through the final days of my Whole30 (plus it would get me to finally try making my own mayonnaise). Loaded Chicken Salad… Continue reading Loaded Chicken Salad (Whole30)
Inflammation is our body's response to different stressors. Short-term inflammation is beneficial. For example, if you get a cut, the skin surrounding the wound begins to turn red and may swell slightly; these reactions occur to heal the wound. Long-term, or chronic inflammation on the other hand, can be detrimental to our health. This type… Continue reading 5 Foods that Fight Inflammation
Sometimes you just need a little fresh salsa in your life! I threw this recipe together on a busy Monday night and it couldn't have been easier. Another bonus: you can eat this with just about anything. I first served this fresh goodness on top of a grilled steak and then the next morning over… Continue reading Simple Salsa!
Have you ever tried a black radish? I didn't know black radishes existed until the other day when I spotted them in the produce section. I'm used to brightly colored red radishes and was surprised to see these dark, dirty looking vegetables among the other colorful selections. With a little help from Google, I learned… Continue reading Roasted Black Radishes
Goat Cheese Meatballs About 1 lb ground beef 1/4 cup flax seed, ground 1/4 cup goat cheese 1/4 onion, diced Salt and pepper, to taste Combine the ground beef, flax seed, goat cheese, diced onion, salt, and pepper in a bowl. With clean hands, mix all of the ingredients together until well incorporated. Grease a skillet… Continue reading Goat Cheese Meatballs
A couple weeks ago, I convinced my dad to purchase what I like to call a "zoodler." It's a little kitchen gadget shaped like a hourglass timer that you use to spiralize vegetables to create long strands of veggie. Hence the nickname: zucchini + noodle = zoodle, device used = zoodler. This is a fantastic… Continue reading Ooodles of Zoodles
New summer love: grilling. Since being home I've been making a lot of dinners for my family and I love to experiment with new recipes on the grill. Here is a quick and easy recipe for some tasty eggplant: Zesty Grilled Eggplant 2 medium eggplant 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tsp… Continue reading Zesty Grilled Eggplant