Inspired by Food: My Favorite Cookbook

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The longer I work full time, the more I realize how much time work takes out of my week. Not only while I’m at work, but the time it takes to get ready in the morning, the commute, and then the time it takes to decompress once I’m home. I put on lounge clothes as soon as I get home and try to relax from the exhausting day. By the time the weekend comes, I feel like I have to […]

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Spicy Chicken Sandwiches

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I eat pretty healthy, but I give myself a fair amount wiggle room to indulge because I just love food. I rarely eat fast or fried food, but do make a lot of healthier versions at home. Even by using similar ingredients, I find I can really healthify a meal if I make it myself. This is one of those healthified fast food recipes. I love it because it’s easy, quick to whip up, delicious, inexpensive, and healthy (ish). Here’s […]

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Art of the Picnic


Picnics are a quintessential spring and summer activity. My favorite part about picnics is laying on my blanket with a belly filled with food to watch the puffs of clouds move slowly from one end of the sky to another. Complete with warm weather, a slight breeze, and a shady tree, there are few other ways I would prefer to spend my lazy Saturday afternoon. While picnics can be elaborately planned out with a menu to rival your favorite restaurants, I have […]

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