Chocolate avocado shake for avocado haters

chocolate avocado shake

I hate avocados. They suck.  They taste like grassy…nothing?  And if you cut into them too early they aren’t smooth, but if you cut too late they’re mushy and brown, ugh.  Guacamole is weird and chunky.  And people just slice… Continue Reading

8 self-care tips for the holidays

roaring fire

Ugh, I feel like self-care is such a buzzword these days.  If you think you’ve been hearing it a lot…you have.  Everything seems to count as self-care, even things like eating, sleeping, and breathing (I’m not kidding, google “self-care breathing”… Continue Reading

Caprese Bites recipe//pruning basil plants

caprese bites

Every gardening guide I’ve ever seen has recommended basil, and for good reason.  It loves full sun (so you won’t accidentally scorch it), it’s hard to kill, there’s a ton of varieties, and best of all, it tastes amazing.  I… Continue Reading

Spicy fish tacos + Paloma recipe

spicy fish tacos and a paloma

Dudes.  The worst thing ever is coming home after a long day and having no plan for dinner.  Take-out is often pricey and not great for you, and frozen dinners lack that je ne sais quoi of a legit dinner.… Continue Reading

Using plants to brighten up your space

work-friendly plants

You’ve probably heard this before, but get a plant.  They really do clean the air, and they literally add life to your space.    I like taking a few minutes every day to water them, check their leaves, and make… Continue Reading

No such thing as guilty foods

no such thing as guilty foods

One thing that has always driven me absolutely crazy is when someone (usually a woman…) refers to herself as “bad” or “good” depending on the food she’s eaten. “I was bad today and ate a cupcake.  Gotta make it up… Continue Reading