Salad · Sides

BLT Potato Salad

Who says potato salad has to only be a side dish? Throw some protein in there and you can eat it for a nice, chill lunch. Or, at least that's what I'm telling myself to make myself feel better for eating a bowl full of carbs for lunch today. My constant experimentation with potato salad… Continue reading BLT Potato Salad

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Dessert · Salad · Sides · sweet

Peach Berry Summer Fruit Salad

I have to get something off my chest: I loathe melons. Watermelon and honeydew. Gross. I'd rather eat a handful of rocks than those two fruits. And don't even get me started on cantaloupe; that stuff was truly sent to earth by the devil. Cantaloupe has always been on my relatively short 'Do Not Eat'… Continue reading Peach Berry Summer Fruit Salad

baking · Paleo · Sides · vegan · vegetable

Maple-Pecan Sweet Potato Slices

You know how everyone says you gain 15 pounds during your first semester in college? The "freshman fifteen"? Why did nobody warn me about the "honeymoon fifteen"?! I've seriously gained 15 pounds since our wedding. Granted, the holidays were thrown in right after our wedding in October, so that didn't help any. I'm now absolutely… Continue reading Maple-Pecan Sweet Potato Slices

Sides · vegan · vegetarian

Wild Rice Pilaf with Sweet Potato & Mushrooms

My pantry is inundated with half-filled containers of random grains, flours, and meals. I've got pearl couscous I need to use, about a cup of quinoa left, and some semolina flour I have no idea what to do with. Such is the life of a random foodie. I get inspired by a recipe and I… Continue reading Wild Rice Pilaf with Sweet Potato & Mushrooms