Monthly Archives: January 2015


Vegan Caesar Salad with Nutty Herb Croutons

I realize now that the delicious little croutons on top of this yummy salad look like meatballs, but this meal is in fact completely vegan. So what are those meatball-looking things? They are Nutty Herb Croutons that will make your taste buds do a happy dance—I kid you not. How […]


Money Monday: Our Elopement

Happy Monday! It’s been quite a while since I’ve written a Money Monday post, so I thought I’d take the time to post about the cost of our elopement, considering we got married right in the middle of paying off our debt. When we started the Dave Ramsey plan to […]


Taco Fiesta Potato Crisps

I kind of couldn’t wait to share this recipe with you. These gorgeous little bites make for a fabulous appetizer or side dish and would be the perfect addition to your dinner party or Super Bowl menu. They taste just like a taco and are incredibly scrumptious. There’s no way […]


Personal Goals: An Update

Did you have a good 3-day weekend? They’re never long enough, I know. For me, at least the last few days were quiet and peaceful, even gloomy, which was just perfect. I’m a simple girl, so no complaints from me. You know what makes a gloomy day even better? Coffee, […]


Berry-Kale Almond Butter Smoothie

Are you in the yay or nay category when it comes to greens in your smoothie? Up until a month or so ago, I wasn’t quite sure, but I had some extra kale on-hand so I tossed it into my morning smoothie. Verdict? It was good, no complaints from me […]


Thick & Creamy Black Bean Soup 2

Happy Thursday to you! That’s me being positive…because it’s been one heck of a week. Hallelujah for the 3-day weekend that’s right around the corner. You know what makes a long week better? Soup. Thick & Creamy Black Bean Soup that’s spicy and downright comforting. Can’t go wrong with this […]