Meal-Talk Monday: Sweet and Savory Kale Salad

I love salad. Salad is filling, quick to throw together, super healthy, and delicious. In the wake of the latest romaine recall, though, I had to shake up my salad status quo. I experimented with a few different variants of salads, and my self-named Sweet and Savory Kale Salad was one of my favorites. Even though romaine lettuce is now safe to eat again, this … Continue reading Meal-Talk Monday: Sweet and Savory Kale Salad

Meal-Talk Monday: Peanut Pad Thai

I am a huge fan of quick and easy dinners.  I also like to eat vegan when possible – I’m not a full vegan, but after reading a lot of different studies (which I’ll undoubtedly touch on at some point in this blog’s lifetime) I’ve been trying to cut back on some of my meat and animal-product intake. This recipe checks all of my boxes.  … Continue reading Meal-Talk Monday: Peanut Pad Thai

Are Spiked Seltzers Truly Healthier than Beer?

It’s almost summer, people! That means hitting the beach and bringing along some of your favorite cold refreshments to enjoy under the sun. If you’re health conscious, though, it can be a bit of doozy to find a convenient canned or bottled drink that won’t completely kill your diet. Enter the spiked seltzer water. These clear, fizzy drinks have gained a lot of popularity lately … Continue reading Are Spiked Seltzers Truly Healthier than Beer?

Meal-talk Monday: Banana Protein Frappuccino

I’m sure you’ve already heard the age-old adage: breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day.  Eating a good breakfast can boost your metabolism so that you burn more calories throughout the day.  It can also help jumpstart your brain in the morning – it’ll provide you more energy which in turns aids in focus, concentration, and memory. ¹ That sounds great … Continue reading Meal-talk Monday: Banana Protein Frappuccino