#Putaneggonit Creamy Kale and Cauliflower Soup

This weekend Portland got hit with another Snowpocalypse.  I was stir crazy, it was cold, it was icy, it was snowy, and I was hungry.  Instead of grouching at my husband (which I did a little bit anyways – sorry, Hendo!) I started cooking and I came up with this healthy, delicious recipe for Creamy Kale and Cauliflower Soup. One of my challenges in the winter is eating enough veggies.  My primary veggie eating vehicle is the salad, but in... Read More

Recipe Friday: Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice

I really love rice and I must admit, I’ve really missed rice during our time on the Whole 30.  However, cauliflower rice has been an awesome substitute.  It has the bulk and consistency of rice, but it’s cauliflower! One bummer about cauliflower rice is the amount of prep it takes. It takes awhile to break down the cauliflower, and “rice” it in the food processor.  And don’t even get me started on the mess.  Those... Read More

We’re on the Whole 30!

Hello Friends! How was your summer?!  Ours was wonderful and full of friends, family, travel and tons of delicious food.  With all of these fun times come lots of glorious food indulgences! But all this indulgence left us feeling a little…sluggish.  I am now working out about 6 times a week, and I felt like all of these little indulgences were adding up and counteracting the hard work I was putting in at boot camp, yoga, and on the trails & track. About... Read More

Meals For The Busy Week

Lately life has been a little different than in months past. Our friend Sam is staying with us while he is doing an internship in Portland. The weather has been unseasonably warm, I cut my hair short, and close friends moved into town!  Ben is coaching lacrosse at night and I have been exercising in the evenings most days of the week.  Suffice to say we have all been keeping really busy. For me, an evening work out means I get home late, which means... Read More

Good Eats This Week

I blinked and then all of the sudden it was 11 days before Christmas.  Things have been busy, and I haven’t been that inspired to create new things in the kitchen, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t been cooking great healthy meals!  We’ve been on a little bit of a Paleo kick lately –  Here is what we have been eating over the last couple of weeks: Crockpot Ropa Vieja with Cuban Style Rice Crispy sesame brussel sprouts with... Read More