fruits · healthy eating · Hot Topic · organic · vegan

Beyond guac: discovering the versitility of avocados

~Avocados have long been associated with being part of a healthy diet, due to its abundance of healthy fats and other essential nutrients. This green fruit has surged in popularity in the past few years, so much so that it has its own niche brunch item: avocado toast. To be honest, I was skeptical about… Continue reading Beyond guac: discovering the versitility of avocados

healthy eating · Hot Topic · organic · vegan

Here goes nothing: my experience with plant based pasta

~Sometimes when I go grocery shopping, and I don't know what to make for dinner, I end up wandering the aisles hoping that something will pop out at me, waiting to be transformed into a delicious meal. Last week while grocery shopping, I ended up in the pasta aisle and found something that caught my… Continue reading Here goes nothing: my experience with plant based pasta

healthy eating · organic · Spice

This new spice I found Sumac’d me upside the head

~I've always had a passion for cooking, and the combination of the Covid-19 pandemic and endless marathons of Hell's Kitchen have quenched my thirst for knowledge of new cultural cuisines to try. For Christmas I received a gift card to Target, and one of the things I got from it was a Gordon Ramsay cookbook,… Continue reading This new spice I found Sumac’d me upside the head

fruits · health · healthy eating · Healthy Living · Hot Topic

Sickness Saga Part 3: This sh*t is bananas

~I honestly believe that bananas saved me to some degree when I was thick into my pneumonia suffering. After receiving two rounds of IV antibiotics while in the hospital on Halloween, the ER doctor prescribed me two oral antibiotics that I would take for at least a week (I can't remember if they were the… Continue reading Sickness Saga Part 3: This sh*t is bananas

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Long Grove Strawberry Fest 2019

~Last weekend my fiance and I checked out the Strawberry Festival, an annual event held in Long Grove, IL from June 21-23 (we went on the 21st since we both had the day off). It was about an hour drive from where I live, but thankfully traffic wasn't bad. The main road took us on… Continue reading Long Grove Strawberry Fest 2019