(This post contains affiliate links.)Unless you’ve been living in a dark internet-less cave for the past two months, chances are you binge-watched Tidying Up with Marie Kondo like the rest of us. From the very first episode, you get sucked into her utopian world of clutter-free closets and Home Depot catalog-worthy garages that sell you on the promise of a highly functional life.It is just so cathartic to watch the show’s subjects overhaul their homes and rid their lives of junk.But if you watched Tidying Up as closely as I have, you may have noticed . . .
During a recent weekend getaway, my girlfriends and I were gathered around the dinner table and the topic of wellness habits came up. “What do you guys think of celery juice?” someone asked and “Have you heard of those weird hormone drinks? What are they called… adaptogens?” Followed by, “What about probiotics?”The conversation naturally veered toward Instagram influencers. “So-and-so says to drink warm water with lemon every morning” and “So-and-so puts tahini on everything and she glows!” We quickly grew frustrated from the crossfire of conflicting information . . .
The holiday season is officially here and I'm so excited to share my 2018 gift guide with you. Although I don't typically agree with the American consumerist philosophy, the holidays are a great time to splurge on something special you've been eyeing all year - whether for yourself or a loved one. I've been keeping tabs on the latest and greatest in cookbooks, kitchenware, and eco-minded items for the past couple of months and rounded up my top 12 gift ideas below. Which of these would you be most excited to find under the tree?1. Ottolenghi's SIMPLE was one of . . .
This September, we’re going “Back to School”. Each week, I’ll be sharing a basic technique or kitchen how-to to help you tackle healthy cooking with confidence. Tired of never having the answer to, “What’s for dinner?” Keep your kitchen stocked with these vegan pantry staples and weeknight cooking will be a breeze.So far on Back to School, we’ve covered basic kitchen tools, how to make perfectly fluffy grains, and how to sauté vegetables. To close out the series, I want to talk about one of the most important keys to healthy eating: a well-stocked whole-foods . . .
This September, we’re going “Back to School”. Each week, I’ll be sharing a basic technique or kitchen how-to to help you tackle healthy cooking with confidence. This week, I’m showing you how to sauté literally any vegetable.Knowing how to saute vegetables is a basic and key skill we can all benefit from mastering, amiright? Whether you’re making stir-fry, a simple side dish, or a component of a more complicated recipe like a veggie lasagna, being able to quickly cook up any veg on the stovetop can open up a whole new world of yummy meals.Much like cooking . . .
This September, we’re going “Back to School”. Each week, I’ll be sharing a basic technique or kitchen how-to to help you tackle healthy cooking with confidence. This week, I’m showing you how to make perfectly fluffy brown rice (or any grain, really) every time.We’ve all been there: you decide to make some rice and cook it the same way you always do. Then you go to scoop some onto your plate and realize it’s too mushy/undercooked/overcooked/stuck to the bottom of the pot, etc. What did I do wrong this time, you think.Listen, don’t feel bad. This problem . . .
This September, we’re going “Back to School”. Each week, I’ll be sharing a basic technique or kitchen how-to to help you tackle healthy cooking with confidence. I’m kicking off the series by sharing my 13 must-have basic kitchen tools. (This post contains affiliate links.)As anyone who’s ever prepared a meal outside of their home will tell you, cooking without your favorite tools can be challenging. Dull knife? It’ll double the time you spend on vegetable prep. No non-stick skillet? You can say goodbye to cooking pancakes, eggs, or any other delicate . . .