Amazing Grace

About two weeks into my time of “funemployment,” I decided that I needed a project. More realistically, I guess, I craved anything that would provide some structure to my days. I wanted something to focus on more than, “finding myself” and taking some time off to relax…and I was running out of things to clean….

Keepin’ it Cool in the Kitchen

Today is Portland’s second day in a row above 97 degrees… Holy guacamole! In my book, that makes it officially summer. Cody and I have very few “rules” with each other, but we have one that we’re both strict on! If it’s predicted to reach 90 or above, we don’t cook inside. No exceptions. I…

‘A’ is for Attitude, ‘P’ is for Perspective…

I woke up yesterday morning with an awesome realization. It was morning. To put it bluntly, the day before had been terrible. Now, when I say “terrible,” I don’t mean it was kind of “a rough day.” I mean that it was the worst day I’ve had in a long time. I’ll be the first…

Penne Pasta Bake + Spicy Broccoli

For about the last year and a half, Cody and I have both been dairy-free, for a variety of health reasons. The transition wasn’t too hard for me, especially with all of the great dairy substitutes that are out there now. Oatly oat milk, Forager yogurt, and coconut oil (as a swap for butter) were…

Paleo Pesto Pizza

Okay, so I can’t say I “fully” made this recipe from scratch, because I purchased the crust. But, if you want to make a bomb paleo, dairy-free, gluten-free (any other “frees” I’m missing?) pizza at home in 30 minutes, this is the recipe for you! I served it accompanied by a side salad made with…