Protein-Packed Pasta Salad

I whipped up this pasta salad the other day in attempt to recreate one that my mom often made growing up. Hers was a little different, being that she used regular, wheat pasta, as well as cheese … but the general concept is still the same. Well, that’s actually not true. It winded up being…

Homemade Turkey Burgers

I sort of made these turkey burgers by mistake. I’d been planning to use the ground turkey I’d purchased from the store about a week prior to make chicken lettuce wraps (another recipe I’ll post soon), but one night I realized that I didn’t have the other ingredients necessary, and the turkey was about to…

Scrumptious Spaghetti Squash

I’d never cooked spaghetti squash until a couple of months ago, when one was delivered with our Imperfect Produce box. Game. Changer. Not only are they delicious, but squash is loaded with nutrients, and is a great source of carbohydrates that doesn’t contain gluten, dairy, or refined sugar. Honestly, it’s probably become one of my…

Godsend Granola

Granola is amazing for multiple reasons, but the biggest one is just how versatile it is! It’s great for breakfast with any kind of milk or yogurt, accompanied alongside fresh fruit for a snack, crunchy topping for a salad, or just as something to munch on. The best thing about making it yourself is that…

Getting Back on Track

Four weeks ago, I finally convinced myself to step onto a scale. I felt like I’d lost weight over the last few months, due to my lack of strength training activity while letting my back heal, and eliminating most foods that didn’t fit in the “anti-inflammatory” category, but I didn’t know for certain. I actually…