Food · Vegetarian Cooking

Baked Eggplant Parmesan Stacks 

Folks, I've tried to make eggplant parmesan a few times in my life, but last night I finally succeeded making THE best version; it's finally something I feel comfortable serving to other people. I don’t know what it was, but when I went grocery shopping last night, the eggplant was calling to me, and since… Continue reading Baked Eggplant Parmesan Stacks 

Food · Vegetarian Cooking

Curried Carrot Soup

Wednesdays are my favorite day of the week to cook because I have more time since I work from home. Over the last few months, I've even created a series on Instagram featuring all the dishes I've prepared on these "wifey #workfromhomewednesdays." Working from home right in the middle of the week allows me a chance… Continue reading Curried Carrot Soup

Food · Vegetarian Cooking

Satisfying Salads: Keeping You Healthy, Happy, and Far From Hangry

Salads don't have to boring, and they don't even have to be entirely raw either! (Think:  roasted vegetable salad) I eat a lot of salads, and I make a lot of salads for potlucks, simply because I know most people bring heavy foods for shared meals, and I like to balance the table out with… Continue reading Satisfying Salads: Keeping You Healthy, Happy, and Far From Hangry

Travel

Mexico City: An Amalgam of Attractions for Every Type of Traveler

Earlier this year, the Huffington Post encouraged travelers to visit Mexico City over Cancun's opalescent beaches. After all, Mexico City has so much more to offer by way of history, arts, food, and a bustling metropolis that plays home to one of the most prominent financial hubs in not only Latin America, but the world.  I had… Continue reading Mexico City: An Amalgam of Attractions for Every Type of Traveler

Travel

Nashville: Top Picks for a Memorable Weekend in Music City

Stroll past any establishment in Nashville, and you'll find yourself unable to keep from tapping your feet, humming along or swaying to the twangy melodies wafting through the street, regardless of whether you like country music or not. It's called Music City for a reason, and music is certainly its greatest attraction. My husband and… Continue reading Nashville: Top Picks for a Memorable Weekend in Music City

Food · Reflections

Confessions of a nacho lover in Nashville 

(Nachos sans chili and sour cream not pictured because I scarfed them down before taking a photo.)  Folks, I swear I had every intention of being good in Nashville. I even packed healthy snacks - bananas, peanuts, raisins, carrots, hummus, and "happy squeeze" blueberry and kale purée - to avoid temptation (nothing says indulgence like… Continue reading Confessions of a nacho lover in Nashville 

Finding Fulfillment · Friendship · Reflections

Ghosting: Lowering society’s bar for common decency

We have a lunch group at work that gathers in the common area of our floor to eat together, and usually, someone brings up some spicy social topic they heard about on a morning entertainment talk show. This week, the topic of ghosting came up. For those unfamiliar, ghosting is when you call or text someone and they essentially disappear from your… Continue reading Ghosting: Lowering society’s bar for common decency