Whole30: Day 20

Two more days of work.  Two more WODs.  Two more days of Whole30 madness.  Two. More. Days… until I head off to Washington, DC for a MUCH needed vacation.  Five Seattle girls are about to invade DC to tourist around, go out to fancy dinners, and play around at dive bars in tacky Americana like … Continue reading

Recipe: White Chicken Chili

Recipe: White Chicken Chili

Every January, Seattle goes from being cold and grey to being bitterly cold, kind of grey, and a tiny bit snowy. Our perfectly temperate climate goes from being a consistent 65 degrees to an absolutely unbearable 39 degrees. The entire city lives in fear that mist might turn to drizzle, which might turn to sleet, … Continue reading

Recipe(s): Quick Winter Side Dishes

Recipe(s): Quick Winter Side Dishes

Nothing turns a standard dinner of roast chicken, pork tenderloin, or bun-less burger like a killer side dish. I like to cook from one of Seattle’s many local markets, so much of the produce that I buy is seasonal. This time of year, that means I’m chowing down on a lot of root vegetables, Brussels … Continue reading

Whole30: Day 16

I made it past the halfway point of the Whole30! Day 15 came and went without a hitch – I’m kind of amazed at how easy it’s become for me to order Whole30 food at restaurants, prepare Whole30 food at home, and force myself to get some quality shut-eye every single night (without a glass … Continue reading

Recipe: Greek Meatballs

Recipe: Greek Meatballs

Yesterday, I spent a lot of time telling you how to shop for, prep and store a week’s worth of meals in a day.  Today, I’m going to start telling you how to cook what I’m digging into this week.  Starting with my new favorite lunch – Greek meatballs.  As you know, I have a … Continue reading

Whole30: Day 14

I am so excited to have made it to day 14 of my Whole30 – and with only one day of champagne-related slip-ups.  I have navigated the end of the holidays, New Year’s Eve, and the beginning of 2013 exactly according to Whole30 guidelines.  So far, I’m sleeping better than I have in months, feel … Continue reading

Recipe: Sweet Potato Sausage Noodle Bowl

Recipe: Sweet Potato Sausage Noodle Bowl

This could be the worst name I have ever given a recipe. Or that anyone has given any recipe for that matter. Please forgive my incredible lack of creativity here – I’m still recovering from the Biggest Weekend Seattle’s sports scene has witnessed in years. I fully intended to do as little as possible over … Continue reading

Whole30: Day 13

Fallible <fal·li·ble> : (adj.) Capable of making mistakes or being erroneous. I don’t particularly like the word “fallible.”  I don’t like the idea that I am capable of making mistakes or that I’m ever erroneous and I really don’t like it when my resolve falters.  But sometimes it does.  Like it did yesterday, when I made … Continue reading

Recipe: Chocolate Silk Coconut Pie

Recipe: Chocolate Silk Coconut Pie

Chocolate is not something that has ever been optional for me. Like many other women out there, I firmly believe it is chocolate that takes my hand and walks me off the edge on my worst days. More importantly, however, I actually love it. Chocolate is something I look forward to incorporating into meals, that … Continue reading