Caramelized Banana Nut Granola

Caramelized Banana Nut Granola - big clusters of oats, caramelized banana, maple syrup, and nuts!

I used to be the snackiest person. I needed something to eat at 10am and 3pm or else all bets were off for the rest of the day.

For morning snacks I’d stick to fruit, but the afternoons were carby. When I started my first job, every day I’d get an intense (likely stress-induced) belly ache around 3pm. At that stage in my life oyster crackers were my best friend. When I couldn’t take anymore bland crackers, I reached for multigrain cheerios. Very balanced, I know.

Fresh Blueberry Ginger Margaritas

Fresh Blueberry Ginger Blended Margaritas - sweet, spicy, fruity, and perfect for summer!

It’s Tuesday. It’s kind of the whomp whomp day of the week – you’re no longer on the high of the weekend, and still so far away from another day of rest. No worries though, because this Tuesday is a margarita day!

I have been eating fresh blueberries by the fistful lately. They’re so juicy and sweet this time of year. They make a great healthy snack, but they also make a great addition to boozy drinks, turns out.

Easy White Chocolate S’more Fudge

Easy White Chocolate S'more Fudge - Creamy and rich white chocolate fudge with all the s'more flavor you want, and ridiculously simple!

This recipe has been a long time coming. I couldn’t discover the beauty of 3-ingredient fudge without trashing it up a bit, you know?

That base recipe has been made in this house several times. All it takes is coconut milk, coconut oil, and high-quality chocolate chips. Boil the milk and oil, pour over the chips, and let sit for a few minutes. Whisk whisk WHISK until smooth, pour into a lined and greased pan or muffin tins, and freeze until set.

So dang easy. Almost too easy. Fudge can be part of your life at any time! It’s a beautiful thing.

Caprese Quinoa Grilled Zucchini Boats

Caprese Quinoa Grilled Zucchini Boats - easy, healthy, summery vegetarian meal!

All the summer flavors stuffed and grilled and cheesed!

It’s a struggle for me not to make a caprese version of every type of food. Tomatoes (especially this time of year), are like candy to me, basil has a special place in my heart (read more about that here – hi Ryan!), and fresh mozzarella may be the most perfect cheese of all time.

Except for possibly burrata, which is mozzarella stuffed with cream and mozzarella. So still, mozzarella just wins, especially in the summer.

Black Bean and Tofu Breakfast Tostadas

Tofu Breakfast Tostadas - spiced salsa black beans and seasoned tofu on top of a crisp baked tortilla! Flavorful, high-protein savory egg-free breakfast!

Full disclosure: I’m a vegetarian who loves tofu. Have you noticed? See examples A, B, C, D, etc.

I’m also a vegetarian who doesn’t like eggs. I know, people love eggs. I know, eggs are big in the blogosphere right now. I’m not part of that trend, but I AM part of the vegan breakfast tostada trend!

Ok so that’s not a thing yet. It’s gonna be a thing!