Chicken Alfredo Baked Ziti Recipe

Chicken Alfredo Baked Ziti

This Chicken Alfredo Baked Ziti recipe is made with a lightened-up alfredo sauce, it’s easy to customize with extra veggies and seasonings, and it is always so comforting and delicious. Creamy, cozy, cheesy, carb-y comfort food alert. ♡ This time of year, when everyone seems to be craving warm...

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Learn how to make the best roasted Brussels sprouts with this classic recipe.  They’re super-quick and simple to make, easy to customize with your favorite seasonings, and always so delicious. Raise your hand if you love roasted Brussels sprouts! Mega fan, right here. ♡ ♡ ♡ And now that Brussels sprouts season...

What to expect on a Viking ocean cruise

What To Expect On A Viking Ocean Cruise

Lots and lots of details about our recent experience sailing on a Viking Ocean Cruise! Alright guys, cozy up.  (Long post alert!)  Today I’m finally sharing all about our recent sail through the Baltic Sea with Viking Ocean Cruises! As I mentioned in my post about spending three days beforehand in Stockholm, this trip...

Instant Pot (Pressure Cooker) Turkey Cheeseburger Soup Recipe

Turkey Cheeseburger Soup

This lightened-up Turkey Cheeseburger Soup is quick and easy to make in the Instant Pot, Crock-Pot or on the stovetop. I know, shocker — another soup recipe for you today!  ♡ This one actually comes from my friend, Gina’s, hot-off-the-press new cookbook — Skinnytaste One and Done: 140 No-Fuss Dinners for Your...

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...