roasted butternut squash salad with pecans, pears, and bacon vinaigrette

I am sooooooo ready for the new year.  Soooo, sooooo, ready.  Between the cookies, candies, and many excuses to drink wine I am just done.  Done with 2012, done with mediocre workouts, and most importantly I’m done waging a constant war with myself.  You know… those battles over whether or not you really should eat…

lemon & sage flank steak

Sshh, don’t tell my mom. I may have made it very known just how much I hated sage growing up. Like, verrrrrry known. Some might say I was a bit dramatic, but trust me… nothing compares to the sausage dramatics of ’04 (a story for another time). All good now though, I’ve sorta fallen in…

my favorite way to eat cauliflower rice

I’m one of those people who get stuck in the past. N’Sync? Still love them. Vanilla creamosa? Please, I’d kill for one right now. There’s just something about indulging in old favorites that feels so good. Like time only made it that much better. Except when that old favorite is a rice bowl doused in…