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

Greek fisherman stew on a snow day

Greek fisherman stew

Snow days as an adult are glorious. Waking up like a kid on Christmas, peeking through the blinds at the measly 3 inches of snow, and eagerly checking my work website for the notice: Campus is closed… Then right back… Continue Reading

Portable lunches for taking to the gym

portable lunches for taking to the gym

Packing a healthy lunch is hard work.  All the traditional lunch choices, i.e. sandwiches, soups, and salads, get so boring after a while.  The internet teases me with posts like, “40 Salads That Are Great For Lunch!” but they all… Continue Reading

Lemon-garlic tilapia with warm lentils and mozzarella


Geez, what a title.  Though, I guess having a wordy, descriptive title makes me more legit…now I can hang with the other food bloggers.  Until they see my photos and kick me off the internet.  Crappy-camera-phone-in-my-poorly-lit-kitchen-pictures FTW. Anyways. It seems… Continue Reading

Black bean and brown rice burgers (vegetarian/vegan)

black bean and brown rice burgers

Dudes and dudettes, are you wondering what to make for dinner tonight?  Do you love burgers, but hate the fat and cholesterol?  Are you on a budget, and think meat prices are crazy high?  Are you a vegan/vegetarian, wondering how… Continue Reading

Healthy, homemade Cherry Blossom Frappe

healthy & homemade cherry blossom frappuccino

I was pretty excited to hear about Starbucks’ new limited-edition drink, the Cherry Blossom Frappuccino…until I actually heard what’s in it.  This drink: is loaded with sugar has virtually no nutritional value costs several of your hard-earned dollars and, worst… Continue Reading