breakfast monster cookies

I have been in a breakfast rut. Breakfast is usually one of my favorite meals because it's my little piece of quiet before my loud and busy days begin. I am one of those people that will wake up earlier than needed just to have breakfast. I love rolling out of bed, lazily drinking a… Continue reading breakfast monster cookies

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bake-over: how to spruce up a boxed cake mix

My favorite thing to do for my friends' birthdays is to bake them a cake. Selfishly, it gives me an excuse to bake. But I truly love the whole tradition of lighting candles, singing happy birthday, and then cutting into a big cake and passing out all the delicious pieces. Life is busy though and… Continue reading bake-over: how to spruce up a boxed cake mix

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beans & greens soup

Maybe it's the Southerner in me, but I love greens. One of my professors has a saying that in order to keep┬ástayin' alive, you need your BeeGee's. Cue the disco party. But for real! Beans and greens are packed with nutrients and are filling for little calories. And they are so inexpensive. You probably already… Continue reading beans & greens soup

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kale + cranberry turkey stuffed acorn squash

This past week was full of 40 degree days, cloudy skies, and drizzling rain. You know the kind of weather that makes you want to throw on sweatpants and a sweatshirt and lay on the couch all day? Well, that's exactly what I did this past Saturday. I tidied up my home, caught up on… Continue reading kale + cranberry turkey stuffed acorn squash