Meal Prep Inspiration Round 2: Lunch and dinner ideas

Checkout my last post Meal Prep Inspiration Round 1 where I share some healthy breakfast ideas and some of my freezer and pantry essentials. As promised, here's an example of some of my lunch and dinner meals prepared over the Summer. **A reminder that I draw inspiration from various sources and most of the time…

Meal Prep Inspiration Round 1: My weekend ritual and breakfast ideas

With summer coming to an end and school back in session, falling back into a balanced routine is essential. Sometimes life gets in the way of the most essential piece of my own routine --my weekly meal prep ritual. However, I find that those weekends I fail to plan and prep always tend to create more stress and challenge throughout the busy…

My 80/20 Practice and Weekly Meat-free Rotation Ritual

Words I live by. Many ask me about my personal dietary pattern and Michael Pollan’s words sum it up. I eat real, whole, unprocessed foods 80-90% of the time. This eating pattern provides my body with sufficient nourishment to process 10-20% of my diet that might be less than optimal. People always automatically assume that I…

My honeymoon in Spain inspired some fun weekend food prep back home

It’s been a week since I’ve returned from my honeymoon in Spain and  it was delicious! Besides touring around to see the sights, we of course ate our way through Madrid, Sevilla, Nerja, and Barcelona. Everything was perfect!   Now you can imagine how behind I felt after a few weeks of stressful last-minute wedding…

How to Modify a Recipe to use Local Foods in Season

There are several benefits of eating foods that are locally sourced and at their peak right now: The food is grown closer to you and hasn’t had time to spoil or lose its flavor and health benefits by sitting in a shipping container for a trip across the country. Seasonal foods are harvested and sold…