Cooking & Food Archives

Happy Thanksgiving (and a holiday menu with recipes)


A Whole30 Thanksgiving menu with links to original recipes and a PDF with all the recipes in one file.

Starting a new CSA season


Sharing a few recipes from our first CSA pickup of the season.

It starts with food

It starts with food

I am really excited that the Hartwigs have a book coming out. I have my copy on pre-order and I will let you know more about it as soon as it arrives!

Mexican Inspired Chicken Salad

chicken salad

A quick and delicious light dinner, using leftover chicken.

Paleo Breakfast Burritos

Paleo breakfast burrito

This is one of my favorite Paleo breakfasts to make.

Whole30: Peter’s perspective

When Sarah first approached me about beginning the Whole30 diet on January 1st, I was nervous. I thought that I could’t do it.¬†Before committing to it, I tried to practice a few days beforehand. I had been visiting my in-laws out of state. The 250 mile drive back from Maryland was tough. It’s hard to […]

Peter’s lunches during the Whole30

Peter's lunch containers

I interviewed Peter about his lunches and wrote about all the reusable gear we used to make packing lunch waste-free.

Whole30: We’re done! Or is it just the beginning?

Whole30 Week 5

Here’s what we were eating the last two days of the Whole30.

Whole 30: Week 4, we’re almost there


Just a few short weeks ago I was wondering how on earth I would make it through 30 whole days without dark chocolate and honey, or the occasional sarsaparilla soda (yum…). ¬†Now I’m wondering if I’ll ever go back. I feel great. All the flavors in different vegetables are tasting better and better and I’m […]

Food for thought on grains

Are Whole Grains Healthy?

According to the FDA, you should eat three or more servings of whole grains daily. If you’ve switched to whole grains or are thinking about it, please read this first.