One of my favorite things to do is explore small, historical towns and check out everything unique and charming about them. This Memorial Day weekend, Julian and I decided to head west to St. Charles and Geneva, and we had a great time! Working two jobs, blogging, freelance writing, and trying to stay fit and … Continue reading Weekend Trip to St. Charles/Geneva!
Hi! These last two weeks have been such a whirlwind. Finals basically took over my life, and when I finally had a couple days to breathe, I took some time. Now I'm back and ready to get into everything! This will be a condensed post, but I'll bring some key components of last week back. … Continue reading Recap Post
If you're anything like me, you probably thought beets were gross as a kid. To me, they just seemed sort of slimy, and I couldn't seem to get into the taste. Later on, my mom introduced me to sauteed beet greens, and I liked those, so I thought I might give them another chance. I've … Continue reading Spiralized Beet “Pasta”
I have always loved flautas, and I've experimented with different kinds many times. I've been running around all week and the last thing I wanted to do was stop at another store to pick up more ingredients. I remembered that I had tortillas and vegetables at home and thought that filling the tortillas with a … Continue reading Mushroom & Spinach Flautas!
Hi, everyone. I hope you are having a good week so far. It has been a rainy, gloomy day in Chicago, and the beautiful 70-degree weather is now in the chilly high 40s. While not my preference, it is good blogging weather. Last week was interesting for me because I chose not to go to … Continue reading My Week In a Nutshell
I have two jobs and try to work out 4-5 times a week and write and somehow stay sane, so sometimes I don't have time to make time-consuming dinners. While I have made a cauliflower crust from scratch before (and making pizza out of zucchini and pepper 'boats' is also a wonderful idea!), that's a … Continue reading Low-Carb Pizza!