Sides · vegan · vegetable

Roasted Vegetable & Pesto Quinoa

In all my years on this planet, I've only made my own pesto once. Once! I've always just settled for the jarred stuff at the grocery store, not realizing how easy, and probably better for you, it would be to just make it myself. No preservatives, no weird ingredients you can't pronounce, and a good… Continue reading Roasted Vegetable & Pesto Quinoa

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Paleo · Snack · vegan

Key Lime Powerbars

Woo. It has been one heck of a week. If you haven't been keeping up in the news (both national and local), Oklahoma teachers walked out of the classroom on Monday and have not been back since. Instead, roughly 30,000 of them are congregating at the state capitol, pushing for lawmakers to restore funding to… Continue reading Key Lime Powerbars

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