Quick hummus and veggie pizza

i think they’re definitely related 😉 Our aunt, uncle, and cousins got in from Key West last night, and since then, our house has been bustling with familia. I love it so much. It’s amazing to look at the girls and see their ranging ages- almost like having a glimpse into the future. Since they…

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Chickpea Cakes with Indian Spices

Last night we had an amazing dinner at Saffron–my favorite Indian restaurant in Tucson. We left in curry-food comas and I was inspired to create my own meal using spices reminiscent of our experience: Chickpea Cakes with Indian Spices Our date night mentality has changed a bit after having a little one. The Pilot used to ask…

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Tempeh Taco Lettuce Wraps

Doing the same thing all the time can get a little boring, even if it’s something you like. Take tempeh, for instance. Tempeh-as-bacon is my usual favorite way to enjoy it, but I was looking for a new way to prepare it.  The result? Tempeh tacos! Not just any tacos–lettuce wrap tacos! Does that make…

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Balsamic Chicken Caprese Salad

It was a nice, lazy day, filled a few adventures. Breakfast: (Bob’s Red Mill hot cereal with frozen organic berries, Sun Warrior, coconut milk and almond butter + coffee) a gym trip to test out Summer Shape Up (starts 2 weeks from today!) (flowers at work- definitely not my flowers) Family trip to Jamba Juice…

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Red and green quinoa lentil salad

Along with having the fam here, one of the best things about being back in Tucson is being able to see our amazing friends, many of whom we’ve known forever. (the scenery is a bonus, too) My friend Marisa and I have been dancing together since way back in the day. I asked her if…

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Black Bean Quinoa Burgers

Hey friends <3 How’s your day going? So glad you enjoyed the step video and I’m happy to hear I wasn’t alone in the leotard over shorts craze. If your mom/aunt/friend still has any hanging around, they’d be perfect components for a fitness-inspired Halloween costume. It’s been a pretty great humpday over here- work and…

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Perfectly grilled salad beast

Good morning! How are you? Hope your day is going well so far <3 Thank you so much for all of the baby bump Halloween ideas… I’m excited. So, last night I asked the grillmaster if he would mind grilling up some goods for our dinner salad beasts. I’m so glad he loves grilling, because…

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Salad beast

Hi friends! How was your night? Ours was pretty bueno- it was nice having the Pilot around for 4 days in a row! We actually got to hang out. I kinda liked it 😉 I was ready to post about our adventures in baby registry, but it was pretty uneventful. I’m more of an online…

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Summer pasta salad

Hi friends! Happy Monday! Hope your week is off to a fantastic start 🙂 We had some cray cray weather over here last night- it went from yellow skies and pouring rain to a full-up rainbow. We had a lovely night with family and friends- first at the madre’s house, then over to the dadoo’s…

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Salmon quinoa cakes

Hiiiii 😀 How are you? Thank you so much for your lovely comments this morning. I’m very lucky to have ya’ll hang out with me during this funky limbo phase. <3 At least the end is in sight!! To meet the fam for bfast, I decided to wear a dress from a very fancy schmancy…

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Vegan lentil loaf

Hi friends 🙂 How are you? Hope you’re sleeping away peacefully when this blog post goes up. I’m up before the birds (and haaaate the morning!) to go on a work field trip to one of the health resorts in town. It’s purely work-related, but I’m sure we’ll be able to sneak in some fun…

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Healthy Egg Salad

The Pilot and I have always had pretty clear ideas of who does what in our little household. We each have our own *jobs*, from the normal everyday stuff (I cook, he does dishes, he vaccuums, I Swiffer and clean everything else, he takes out the trash and recycling), to the more unusual stuff. Like…

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