Fall is here, and therefore I am craving hearty stews. Casoulette is one of my favorite treats when the weather is dreary, but it is not the healthiest option. I decided to attempt a vegetarian (vegan actually) version of this French staple... of course not the same without meat, but accomplishes a much healthier dish and is a lovely fall supper!
Postpartum Anxiety and Depression are very intense, and also a very common thing for women to experience. This post is a little wordier than my normal posts, but if you struggle with anxiety or depression I suggest you give it a read. These are easy coping techniques that can help relieve your anxiety and as a suffer myself, work extremely well! I hope this is helpful and new information for you, and of course, I am here for support and questions if you are an anxiety/depression/panic disorder sufferer too.
I haven't been diligent enough about cooking vegetarian more for my family, so I am back on the wagon this week with our Black Bean Tortas for our Meatless Monday dinner! The Coconut Chipolte Sauce is so good and who can say no to a sandwich with avocado... recipe is courtesy of Thug Kitchen... click on post for details on the recipe and also Thug Kitchen's vegetarian cookbooks that I just love
What feels more Monday than a blog post about Meal Planning? Hopefully you find some inspiration here as you plan your weekly meal plan, and it becomes more like second nature to you as you continue writing them from here on out!
If your New Year's Resolution was health-related, here is a fun recipe you can even get the family to 'bite' on. My version of pizza bagels, using zucchini in place of your bread. A lower-carb version for sure!
The Halo Top fad... have you jumped on board? What are your thoughts? If you have not heard of Halo Top, it is a new, super low calorie ice cream that fitness fiends are going crazy over. My thoughts in post!
Five simple tips that will exponentially make your cooking better! These are all super easy things to do and implement that do not require any skills at all. This is a great tutorial for a beginner in the kitchen who is looking for advice on how to give their food more flavor and moisture!
A simple four-ingredient meatless Monday dinner idea! This dinner consists of brown rice, fresh green beans, sliced golden beets (beet root), and a fried egg on top. Easy!
A letter to myself on Day 1 of my diet: Dear Abbey, you can't be so damn fat anymore! Sharing my journey with pregnancy weight struggles, and my new weight loss goals. Thank you for your support!