Snacks for Awards Parties and Superbowl Parties, Oh My – {Buffalo Cauliflower Wings & Things}

January 22, 2014
Buffalo Cauliflower WIngs

When I was writing last weeks post on the Fergie Dip for the upcoming awards and Superbowl parties, I realized that I had not yet shared my Buffalo Cauliflower Wings with you!  I made them for the first time last year for a friend’s Superbowl party and it took me a few tries to get […]

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Happy SooFoo New Year – {SooFoo Kale Pom Salad} *GIVEAWAY TIME*

January 1, 2014
SooFoo Kale Pom Salad best

Happy New Year, everyone!  I am so excited to see what 2014 has in store for us!   I’m kicking off the New Year with a product review and giveaway, so you know the year is bound to be full of wonderful things! : )   Did you all have a fantastic time celebrating last […]

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A Perfect Intro to a Dinner Party – {Butternut Squash Arugula Salad}

October 16, 2013
Butternut Squash Arugula Salad

This post may be a little premature as we’re just staring to celebrate Halloween, but before you know it, Halloween candy will be 75% off at CVS and Christmas will explode on the scene (more than it has already).  Last year was my first holiday season in my new home.  The winter holidays are my […]

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Farro…. A Versatile Grain – {Grilled Veggie Farro Bowl}

October 2, 2013
Grilled Veggie Farro Bowl bowl w toms

I feel like farro is a grain that doesn’t get enough attention.  When you think of quinoa – you think of the hottest trending grain of the century, right?  Well, move over quinoa (even though I too latched onto the trend), let’s give farro a chance to shine on the foodie runway.  Unfortunately, for my […]

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A Quinoa State of Mind – {Zucchini+Tomato Quinoa} – C+I Giveaway WINNER Announced!

September 4, 2013
Zucchini Tomato Quinoa

Hope everyone had a wonderful Labor Day weekend!  I went to bed Monday night feeling like I needed a long weekend from my long weekend.  Isn’t it funny how that works?  Raise your hand if you have ever said “I need a vacation from my vacation”…. mhmmm….. Did you hear that the Pumpkin Spice Latte […]

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Lemon Basil Bean Salad with Hemp Hearts – {Another Quick and Easy Dish!} – CHLOE + ISABEL GIVEAWAY!

August 21, 2013
Lemon Basil Bean blurred

Can I just start off by saying, this dish photographed so beautifully, that I’m having trouble deciding on a select few photos from the 29 I took?!  It’s like food porn.  The pictures make you “oooh” and “ahhhh” and you feel your eyes widen at the sight of the beautiful color and depth of the […]

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Super Summer Salad! – Juicy Watermelon, Feta & Mint Quinoa

July 24, 2013
Watermelon, Feta Mint Quinoa Salad Final

Welcome back, friends!  With the outside temps still rising, this Chick is not interested in the stove or the oven.  When it’s hot outside, it’s so much easier to embrace summer flavors and cool salads.  I have been feeling amazing lately!  You know how “they” say that you release endorphins when you workout…. well, duh. […]

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Cool Avocado and Pistachio Mash!

July 3, 2013
double decker chickpea smash

Hello from the car!  My parents, brother and I are taking turns driving to California.  It’s been an interesting drive already.  Both of my parents emails have been hacked and we’ve received dozens of calls and emails regarding our safety.  Haha!  The phishing email stated, that my parents are stranded in the Philippines with no […]

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Clean & Green Food Processor Salad!… Say what?!

June 19, 2013
Clean and Green Food Processor Salad 2

Hey everyone!  I feel good – like I’m getting back on track, with everything:  blogging, eating clean and getting my seat to Pure Barre!  And let me tell ya, that’s a KILLER combination!  : )   BUT…. I’m heading to Boston for a wedding this week, and won’t be back until later next week.  Which […]

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How to Make The Best Quinoa Salad Ever….. Plus Giveaway Winner!

June 6, 2013
Fit and Fancy Quinoa Salad 2

How’s everyone doing out there? Enjoying the summer heat?  Today’s dish is an interesting story and 100% truth that experimenting in the kitchen can lead to great things! My brother and I took a vacation to visit friends in Vancouver a couple years ago.  It was my first time leaving the country, I couldn’t have […]

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