In my mom's hometown, when the going gets tough, the tough bake a cake.
So when my Papaw passed away recently, by the time I arrived in Kentucky---the day after his death---the sympathy food had already started rolling in. … Read More →
I don’t know about you, but for me, nothing is quite as soothing as escaping into a funny TV show. If I’m not careful, though, that episode of Brooklyn 99 I planned to watch before bed can turn into an hours-long, Hulu-fueled binge! Unfortunately, … Read More →
The Thursday before last, my mom and I got a call that my Papaw was in the hospital. He'd developed severe aspiration pneumonia, and it didn't look like he was going to make it. We drove to Kentucky to be with him and the rest of the family.
Then, … Read More →
Do you stress over what to bring to a potluck with omnivores? I sure do.
Even though I'm a food blogger who knows a thing or two about healthy cooking, I'm still nervous about bringing oil-free, plant-based food to parties. I mean, it's hard to … Read More →
Lately, all I want to do is clean. To the point of letting other important things in my life go, like, you know...friendships. And sleep. (I'm still showering, though. You're welcome, Jeff!)
Maybe it's been the stress of waiting to hear whether … Read More →
If you’re trying to work in more veggies, you’re going to love this month’s 1-day, 2-pounds-of-vegetables post!
As always, you’ll get tasty tips for working veggies into your menu. However, you’ll also find 3 delicious whole-food, plant-based … Read More →
You're trying to eat more vegetables.
I'm trying to eat more vegetables (especially since I have a 2-pound day coming up).
And frankly, we could all use easy ideas for working more veggies into our day. … Read More →
As a kid, I remember being giddy with anticipation every Easter morning. Because I knew the "Easter Bunny" (thanks, Mom!) had left me a basket with two of my favorite things: stuffed animals and chocolate. This, of course, made Easter even better … Read More →