Quick Pickled Carrots

I’ve always liked carrots. As a kid we’d sneak into a neighbors huge garden, pull a few young carrots, wipe the dirt off with our hands and eat them. At 8, 9, 10 years old I ate a lot of dirt. I also drank out of the garden hose a lot but that’s another unhygienic story. Simpler times. Ok now to segue back to carrots. Pickled carrots. Continue reading

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

I had a bag of pretzels… it sounds like the beginning of a good joke, doesn’t it? It was the beginning of a good snack. I was cruising Pinterest (where good things often start) and there it was, in color and calling for attention. Chocolate, peanut butter, pretzels, Reese’s Pieces- I had the ingredients, I just needed to get to making it! Continue reading

Beef and Vegetable Burrito Bowls

Burrito bowls are a way to choose your favorite ingredients or work with what ingredients you want to use up from your fridge to make a meal. I had a spaghetti squash calling to me and it became the actual bowls for the meal. With the right spices, this meal was a Mexican dream.  Although not vegan, it could easily be adapted.. Continue reading