Coffee Shop Ramble: CBD, Hot Flashes & Gratitude

I have been thinking a lot lately about how cancer has changed my life. Not in a way of negativity or super positive outcomes. More so in the stuff that you dont know about until you feel it deep inside as an intense emotional pain. One that you CAN’T forget. Five letters to a word…

Lentil & Cauli Mash Casserole

I used to love making Shepard’s Pie back when I ate meat and potatoes! Sometimes I would mix up the mash on top and use sweet potato instead of regular potatoes. I never thought I’d be using zero animal products while making something similar to what I used to love! Things change and that’s great….

Wonton Cheeseburger Bites

I always ate Hamburger Pie as a kid and I love to use that as inspo and transform this childhood memory into a fun new recipe! Here is a simple twist on my Hamburger Pie recipe and it involves wonton wrappers! Note: You will need a muffin pan for this recipe Ingredients 1 lb. organic beef 1/4…

Bison & Poblano Chili

It is snowy out in Ohio and chili seems like the only cure so we just recreated this amazing Bison & Poblano Chili we made a few months back. Cody is a chili freak so I promise this is worth your while! Swap in the bison for a healthier chili than your traditional kind with…

Ricotta Frittata 

Looking for a quick, easy and delicious weekend brunch for a group? Look no more.  I love me some ricotta frittata! Ingredients 6 eggs, cracked and beaten 3 strips bacon 1 tbsp. reserved bacon fat 1/4 red onion, sliced 1 cup mushrooms, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1-2 cups ricotta 2-3 handfuls of greens Salt and…

Hand-Chopped Salsa

When you buy ingredients to make salsa and you realize your friend doesn’t have a blender or food processor you improvise. If you like chunky salsa this is for you. Ingredients  8 Roma tomatoes, chopped 1-2 avocados, diced 2 jalapeños, seeds removed and chopped Handful of cilantro, chopped 6 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup red…