Everyone can agree – traveling, especially planning travel, can be really stressful. Add on the stress of dealing with a food intolerance or two, and you could end up dreading travel. Fear not my fellow food intolerant friends! After traveling for the past two weeks, I’ve realized that it’s actually not that bad – and I wanted to share my tips for making the most of vacation without sacrificing your health. Continue reading “Traveling with Food Intolerances”
It’s my goal every year to get something green past my roommate’s lips. We joke about how picky an eater she is, and so I’ve made it my mission to get some healthy stuff in her every once in awhile. A couple years ago, I hooked her with avocados and pistachios, and last year, I even got her to try brussel sprouts! As this year is getting closer and closer to over, I was searching for a creative way to get her to eat something green. Thanks to my CSA share, I had a huge bag of spinach and some squash. After some Pinterest searching, I found the perfect way to get her to eat something green without having to chew it. Of course, I can’t take complete credit for the recipe, as it’s yet another one I’ve adapted from one I’ve found online. Thanks to Karina at cafedelites.com for the base recipe.
One of the best things about getting the CSA is that you get to be creative with the veggies you get. Last week, I got three small eggplants and I had no idea what to do with them. One week, when I only got one, I made a Chinese dish, 地三鲜, which is delicious, but I didn’t feel like making a whole Chinese meal again. So I did some Internet searching, and came across a recipe for quinoa stuffed eggplant. SOLD. Continue reading “Mediterranean Stuffed Eggplant (Gluten Free)”
It’s finally my favorite time of the year!! Well, almost. The weather is cooling down (a little) and fall fruits and veggies are ripening. To celebrate fall coming, I went apple picking last weekend! I had only been apple picking once before, in college, and when I went before, I came home with probably 20 pounds of apples. I was making apple bread, apple crisp, and just eating them straight for a couple weeks. Continue reading “Apple Cake (Grain and Gluten Free!)”
For those who don’t follow me on Instagram (you totally should, btw @journeytoloving.me), last week, I got back from a 2 week adventure through Scotland! As a military brat, I lived there when I was really young (we left when I was 3 years old), and this year there was a reunion for people who were stationed there, so my mom said “let’s do it!” We stayed in a cute little fishing town on the east coast of Scotland, not far from where we had lived before, and took day trips to see the sights we had done 20+ years ago. And the best part? We ate. A LOT. Continue reading “Traveling Europe!”
I got my first CSA share this week! I am super excited about having this all summer and fall!! This week, in my share, I got: 1 head of butter lettuce, 1 head of bok choi, 1 head of tatsoi, a bunch of kale, a bunch of rainbow Swiss chard, scallions, oregano, and garlic scapes. Holy smokes. Guys. It’s so much food, and it’s so delicious! Continue reading “CSA”
Oh, spaghetti squash! I only recently have realized how awesome you really are. A little history: for some silly reason, when I saw one of my roommates in college cook spaghetti squash and put pasta sauce on it, I thought it was so weird. (Sorry Meredith, I realize now I was being stupid.) Couldn’t tell you why I thought that, maybe it was my college-athlete, carb-filled brain just wanting the “real thing” I guess. How silly I was. Continue reading “Spaghetti Squash with Fresh Tomato Sauce”
As promised from my Instagram account (@journeytoloving.me), here is the post of the BEST one pan meals I picked up while doing Whole30. This is easily one of my favorite go-to dishes, and it comes together in under half an hour! This is another one that is super easy and customizable. I have been making this for awhile, and the recipe below is how I’ve enjoyed making it lately, but of course, feel free to customize it as you choose!
Without any further ado: Continue reading “Turkey, Kale and Sweet Potato Bowl”
I realized today that it has been quite a long time since I have posted a recipe! I’ve been so caught up with life lately, that I keep forgetting to post about food! Crazy, I know. Food is like, my favorite thing. Continue reading “Quinoa with Sautéed Spinach + Chicken”
So it’s been like two weeks. All I can say is: busy busy busy. Seriously. Transitioning into a new job takes awhile. I’m slowly getting the hang of it, but there are days when I think it’s a miracle I got anything done at home.
I was recently asked to talk more about breakfasts, but specifically breakfasts that you can grab and go. Continue reading “Overnight Oats”