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Everyday Green Curry Recipe

Everyday Green Curry

This amazing Thai green curry recipe is ultra-easy to whip up on a weeknight, and completely customizable with your favorite vegetables, proteins (chicken, shrimp, steak, tofu, or veggies-only) and toppings. Meet the everyday meal that we turn to when we’re either (a) in a hurry (b) craving something warm and ultra-cozy (c) not...

Ali and Barclay in Barcelona, Spain | Gimme Some Oven

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Happy Friday, everyone!  ♡ I hope that today finds you warm and well, wherever in the world life may find you.  It’s still a balmy 74 degrees today here in Barcelona, which makes this summer-loving heart of mine exceedingly happy.  We have our French doors flung wide open, and are planning to...

Healthy Apple Muffins Recipe

Healthy Apple Muffins

This healthy apple muffins recipe is naturally gluten-free (made with oats), lightly sweetened with maple syrup, and filled with lots of fresh apple and applesauce…to make these muffins deliciously apple-y. After making batch after batch of my healthy pumpkin muffins this fall (we’re obsessed!), I decided it was time to mix things up and create...

On Curves and Chronic Pain | My Scoliosis Story

On Curves and Chronic Pain

Yesterday, I sat down with yet another doctor to talk about the story of this curve. About how a titanium rod was screwed in to help straighten it when I was a freshman in high school. About how a decade later, I felt a frightening snap. About how after going...

The BEST Potato Soup Recipe

Potato Soup

This easy Potato Soup recipe is truly the best!  It’s quick and easy to make on the stovetop, it’s nice and creamy (without using heavy cream), and it’s always so cozy and comforting and delicious. Do you have a favorite potato soup recipe? If not — psst — bookmark this one!  ♡...

How to have a Personal Seasonal Mini-Retreat | Free printable questionnaire available to download

How To Have A Seasonal Personal Mini-Retreat

A few years ago, I read the book Essentialism, which I loved for many reasons.  But perhaps mostly so because it introduced me to the idea of the “quarterly personal offsite.”  I know, the name sounds ultra-corporate, but the practice itself is actually really simple — taking time once every three months to...

Spicy Vegetarian Cabbage Soup Recipe

Spicy Vegetarian Cabbage Soup

This Spicy Vegetarian Cabbage Soup recipe is chock-full of healthy veggies, it’s naturally vegan and gluten-free, and so hearty and delicious.  Feel free to make it as mild or knock-your-socks-off spicy as you’d like. Somehow I missed the whole cabbage soup diet fad of the 90s.  But I finally...

Holy Mole Enchilada | Made with chicken, pork, or your choice of vegetarian fillings

Holy Mole Enchiladas

These Holy Mole Enchiladas are made with my favorite 20-minute mole sauce, filled with chicken and beans and cheese (or your choice of filling), and loaded up with fresh toppings.  So much amazing flavor in one dish! Alright, time to put this new 20-minute mole sauce to use. I vote we make...

20-Minute Holy Moly Sauce Recipe

Holy Mole Sauce

The amazing “Holy Mole” sauce celebrates all of the delicious flavors traditional Mexican mole sauce.  But thanks to a few shortcuts, it’s easy to make in about 20 minutes yet tastes like it has been simmering all day.  Perfect for drizzling on tacos, enchiladas, burritos, nachos, chicken, poblanos, veggies and more. For...

Maple Old Fashioned Cocktail

Maple Old Fashioned

My favorite way to make an old fashioned cocktail — good-quality bourbon and bitters, a hint of maple syrup, and a generous twist of orange peel.  Plus maybe a Luxardo cherry on top. A few years ago, Barclay and I abandoned the traditional teaspoon of sugar in our old fashioned cocktails...

Stockholm, Sweden

Three Days in Stockholm

All of our best travel tips for where to eat, stay and visit in Stockholm, Sweden. Hej hej!  I’ve finally sorted through a few million trip photos and am excited to tell you all about our trip to Stockholm, Sweden. As many of you saw on Instagram, Barclay and I flew north...

Cozy Autumn Wild Rice Soup Recipe

Cozy Autumn Wild Rice Soup

This Cozy Autumn Wild Rice Soup is full of hearty seasonal vegetables and wild rice (plus chicken, if you would like), it’s wonderfully creamy and comforting, and easy to make in the Instant Pot, Crock-Pot or on the stovetop. For those days when you’re craving a cozy, creamy, comforting...