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…

Vegan Pesto

This pesto is super, super easy, and complements more dishes than I can count. It’s delicious on pizza, a sandwich, or as a yummy spread with crackers. Ingredients: 1 t minced garlic 3 cups kale (I use curly and haven’t tried others, but they could probably work) 2 t freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/3 cup…

Practicing the Sabbath and Taking Ownership of YOUR Life

So, I quit my job. Yep, you read that right. I quit my job, again. If you’re new here, the job I’m referring to is my third in a year. Yeah… I know what you’re probably thinking. Holy cow! That’s a lot of jobs, and a lot of quitting. What a lame gal. What does…

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…

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…