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Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread Recipe

I first fell in love with Irish soda bread when I was, as you might guess, in Ireland. Back when I was teaching English in Prague in 2009, I spent a long weekend in Ireland with a friend and fellow teacher, Jackie. The two of us had a wonderful time, staying in cute little B&Bs and exploring the beautiful countryside and small towns. Continue Reading …

Sweet Potato & Lentil Coconut Curry

I always feel really awkward writing recipe posts. I mean, how many ways can you say something is delicious? I guess it’s just easier for me to wax poetic about my runs and beautiful scenery than it is to describe a recipe. ;) But for real, friends: this really was delicious. Introducing a new favorite: Sweet Potato Lentil Coconut Curry! It’s vegan Continue Reading …

Summer Artichoke & Pesto Pasta Salad

Hello, my friends! We interrupt your regularly scheduled Italy adventure recaps for a recipe. :) Introducing my new hot weather favorite: Summer Artichoke & Pesto Pasta Salad! Served cold, preferably with some fruit, salad, or maybe some Prosecco on the side. Yep, I still have Italy on the brain, clearly. Continue Reading …

Gluten Free Spiced Pumpkin Pancake Recipe

I have a new recipe for you to try tomorrow morning: Gluten Free Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes! With the exception of occasional appearances in my Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal, pumpkin hasn’t gotten as much love on this blog recently as it did in previous years! It was time to change that. This recipe restored my love for pumpkin and for Continue Reading …

Edamame Bruschetta Recipe (and Wasa Giveaway!)

Good morning, friends! I have a feeling that you guys are feeling like me right now – ready for some simple, healthy eats after all the holiday indulgence! Well, I’ve got you covered – introducing Edamame Bruschetta! Easy to make, simple, delicious, and protein packed, too. The perfect snack. :) My friends at Wasa recently reached out to me Continue Reading …

Quinoa Salad with Pecans and Cranberries (recipe from our wedding!)

One of my main contributions to our Thanksgiving feast this year was a delicious vegan Quinoa Salad with pecans and cranberries. This dish first made its debut at our wedding! Back when we first met with our caterer (Celebrations Catering) a year ago to figure out our reception menu, I mentioned that I’d like to have some sort of vegan Continue Reading …

Pesto Baked Salmon with Veggies

Recently, I had one of my college BFFs over for dinner. Looking for something easy but awesome for us to make, I whipped us up this delicious Pesto Baked Salmon with Veggies. Flavorful, quick, and satisfying - try it! I got creative with what I already had in the fridge – I had a jar of pesto that needed some love, some frozen salmon in Continue Reading …

Roasted Eggplant & Red Pepper Quinoa + Apple Kale Salad

Morning! I had another fun “ingredient potluck” dinner last night with my blogger buddy Gena! I’m loving these dinner dates — we get to catch up and enjoy each other’s company and a delicious, wholesome meal, but without spending money (and with the added bonus of clearing out the random odds and ends in our fridges). Perfect! Like last time, Continue Reading …