Citrus and Fennel Baked Chicken


I’ve been on vacation. No, not an actual one (though don’t I wish!) but more like a writing vacation. Not because I necessarily want to be but because my brain one day just went, “Hey, you know how much you overwork me…yeah well I’m taking a little R&R. See ya later!”. Basically, yes, that’s how it happened. So, since then I’ve been cooking and baking away but with nothing to talk about. It feels a little haphazard for me to be wordless, emotionless or thoughtless. I feel a little out of sorts, to be quite honest. Usually I’m so full of things to talk and write about I’m busting at the seams.

Yet, here we are… Continue reading

Almond and Peach Galette

Realizing someone is or isn’t right for you is easier said than done. It can be difficult to get your mind and heart on the same page. Most of the time I feel like I’m a couple’s counselor listening to two partners internally battling it out and I’m trying not to take sides. Continue reading

Peanut Butter, Banana and Chocolate Chip Protein Waffles



God it was hot. I could feel the little beads of sweat forming on my forehead and ever so carefully dripping down the curves of my face. I wiped them away with the sleeve on my t-shirt and continued on. I noticed how my feet floated across the dirt path, I was really loving these new sneakers. I liked how well the tread seemed to grip the earth beneath me as my feet pounded along. Continue reading


Not everyday is meant to be perfect. Every now and then comes a day when I feel like I just want to bury my head in my pillow and disappear. Being strong day after day for yourself is an amazing achievement and having the strength to hold yourself up when the going gets tough isn’t always easy. Sometimes, though, even holding yourself up gets really, really exhausting. Continue reading