Food Inspo

Here I share some recipes by other’s that I’ve enjoyed or some of my own meal ideas for when you just need a little inspiration to get your own ideas flowing. This collection ranges from a little more involved to as simple as throwing a few things into a blender. When I was first learning to cook (as recent as 2013!), I needed to follow a recipe to the T, the thought of trying to imitate something solely from a photo was – well, it just wasn’t going to happen. But if you’re comfortable in the kitchen, these will not be that challenging but if you’re new and still finding your way, trust me, you *can* wing it and come up with something completely delicious with just the help of a few quality ingredients, your taste buds, and a little inspiration.

My go-to pancake recipe is the Puffy Pillow Pancakes from PPK. But every now and then I like to mix up the flavors. With left over canned pumpkin, I mixed it in the batter along with traditional pumpkin pie spice. You may need to add a touch more flour if the pumpkin made the batter […]

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Let me preface first with that I’m the furthest thing from a mushroom person. I pick them out of everything, I just can’t handle the texture. My friend Mary of Nom Yourself insisted she could make a portobello steak that even I could make. We never got around to that challenge so I took it […]

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 I woke up one morning after the holidays craving all the nutrients. I put together a balanced feast of green juice with celery, ginger, green apple, spinach, and mint, a simple tofu scramble, and half a slice of avocado whole grain toast with chili flakes and sprinkling of sesame.

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Acai bowls are easy to put together and instantly transport you to tropical lands. You can usually find acai packets in the freezer section of your natural markets, just take out a packet, blend it with a frozen banana to sweet, and maybe a splash of liquid to move it along. You can mix in […]

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