while the babies sleep, i cook

Breakfast

The Daily Green

The Daily Green

I am dubbing this “Berta’s Daily Detox Smoothie” because it was created by the one and only MOM. She drinks it daily (and now i do too!), and there’s multiple amazing detoxifying fruits and veggies in this baby. I think this could get confusing because […]

Strawberry Tomato Basil Toast

Strawberry Tomato Basil Toast

Yesterday’s lunch, which I plan to repeat as often as I can while the tomatoes are at their peak, the strawberries still red and juicy, and the still thriving. . I was thrilled to learn the Whole Foods near us sells some of my favorite […]

Hydrating Collagen Water

Hydrating Collagen Water

Good morning and happy Monday everyone! Wanted to share what has become my favorite way to drink @vitalproteins when I travel. I started doing this when Nate and I went to San Diego. I love this because it’s super refreshing, hydrating, requires zero equipment, and gives me […]

Strawberry Chia Seed Jam Parfait

Strawberry Chia Seed Jam Parfait

I have been dreaming about this parfait ever since I tried it yesterday. I am not kidding when I say the strawberry chia jam takes it over the top. It’s unreal! This is truly the easiest jam you will ever make and I don’t know […]

Most Delicious Spiced Granola

Most Delicious Spiced Granola

I took a jar of this goodness over to my sister-in-law Meredith and she called me on my way home asking for the recipe! It’s so good and extremely easy and VERY versatile. Can I tell you some good news? It really is pretty hard […]

Lara-Bites

Lara-Bites

LarA-BitEs!  These happened completely on accident from a recipe gone wrong and they are delicious. Basically, I was trying to make “rawnola” (raw granola) and left the food processor on too long. I actually am not a larabar fan, but these are a little less […]

Cold Brew: a how-to

Cold Brew: a how-to

I am so thrilled to be able to get this recipe and how-to out to you all! I tried to include lots of pictures for the visual learners and will post a recipe recap at the end for those that want just the quick recipe. […]

Mocha Frappuccino Smoothie

Mocha Frappuccino Smoothie

Happy opening day of The Masters! Almost 5 years into marriage, I am learning (key word: *learning*) to embrace weekends such as this one. Nate is giddy with delight and has been watching all the highlight reels, reading all the articles, and gearing up for […]

Sweet Potato and Sausage Breakfast Hash

Sweet Potato and Sausage Breakfast Hash

So….Nate has been snacking a lot at night. I thought, “maybe I am not feeding him enough at dinner?” so I whipped up this super filling, manly, meaty meal for him. He LOVED it. He ate two bowls! Then he still snacked after dinner…men. Anyways, […]

Creamy Blueberry Cauliflower Smoothie

Creamy Blueberry Cauliflower Smoothie

created this beauty and it was soooo good i had to share. very few ingredients! the color is unreal and the kefir gave it a lovely little creamy tang YOU WILL NEED: frozen wild blueberries 1/2 c kefir 1 c frozen riced cauliflower (raw) 1/4 […]