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Category Archives: Recipes

6 Food Swaps Any Home Chef Can Master

spoonfuls of spices

Modifying meals to meet multiple dietary needs in one household can feel like a perpetual struggle. Even for those living solo, having to come up with substitutions for familiar recipes to better suit current nutritional goals may take more time … Continue reading

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Tips to Stay on Track (Now That 2022 Is No Longer the ‘New Year’)

two pieces of healthy sweet potato toast

Sticking to wellness goals often goes quite well for the first few weeks of a new year. But it’s also equally common to start feeling less motivated as February gets underway. Take this proactive approach for staying on track over … Continue reading

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10 Mini Meals for When You Don’t Feel Like Cooking

avocado slices on toasted bread

Sometimes you just don’t feel like cooking. And maybe “sometimes” is more like “all the time,” and that’s okay too. I love to cook, but occasionally the thought of prepping, dirtying pots and pans, and cleaning the kitchen sounds terrible. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Leftover Quesadilla Recipe

making use of Thanksgiving leftovers with a quesadilla

With Thanksgiving just days away, this week’s Wellness Wednesday is dedicated to one of my favorite parts of the holiday — the leftovers! The below recipe for a Thanksgiving Leftover Quesadilla is a contemporary take on classic and seasonal favors. … Continue reading

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4 Foods You Might Find at a Fall Farmers Market (And What to Do With Them)

fruit and veggies in season at the farmers market

One thing I’m very grateful for in my new city is only living a few short miles from one of the best farmers markets in the country. The Dane County Farmers Market is a Madison staple and the perfect way … Continue reading

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4 Unique Ways to Get Your Pumpkin Fix

It’s that time of year again, friends. No, not the official start of fall. No, not football season. ‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice everything! And, yes, I know that the whole pumpkin spice thing has gotten out of control … Continue reading

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20 Ideas for Using Tomatoes

Every summer, I plant tomatoes and the sequence typically goes something like this: Early June: Plant two to three tomato plants. June – July: Worry tomatoes aren’t getting enough water and/or that they’ll get ruined in a storm (I currently … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday is on Summer Break

a flamingo swing ring on a beach

Wellness Wednesday is taking a quick pause and will be back on August 25. In the meantime, check out these helpful tips and articles, and have a happy and healthy week! This Type of Workout Can Be Done Anywhere A … Continue reading

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10 Ideas for Using Fresh Herbs

using fresh herbs

“It’s a lot to text … give me a call when you have the thyme (see what I did there?)” Reading this text from my sister-in-law, Natasha, reaffirmed that A) we share a shameless love of bad puns, and B) … Continue reading

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