Lemon Asparagus Risotto

Lemon Asparagus Risotto

Anyone else ever feel confused about “spring” foods? I feel like other seasons have a much more defined food structure, while spring leaves me wrinkling my forehead.  Fall calls for #pumpkineverything and gently leads into winter recipes, which are synonymous with anything cozy, comforting, and hearty. Summer screams for anything fruity and refreshing, with BBQ and picnic food reigning supreme.

But what about spring? Sure, you’ve got salad recipes poppin’ up everywhere, but sometimes a girl just need carbs. Am I right?Asparagus Lemon Risotto

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Garlic Butter Skillet Fries

Garlic Butter Skillet Fries- the easiest, most delicious homemade fries! Crispy on the outside and buttery on the inside.

Potatoes in garlic butter sauce. I mean, C’MON, man!? How could you go wrong?

Trick question. YOU CAN’T.

This recipe is the definition of comfort food. My dad grew up on a potato farm in rural Norway, so potatoes basically are in my blood. I also have fond memories of my obachan (Japanese grandma) frying up similar potatoes whenever she was babysitting us kiddos. We would run wild in her big backyard and then come back inside for a quick pan-fried potato and apple slice break. The best. …

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Easy Weekday Raspberry Chocolate Smoothie Bowl

Easy Weekday Raspberry Chocolate Smoothie Bowl

Can I get an amen for all of this fresh spring/summer produce that’s back in our lives? I’m finding myself throwing alllll the fruit into my shopping cart lately since I just can’t get enough of it!

There’s something about the warm weather that sets me in the mood to eat light and healthy meals and I’ve been —gasp– finding myself reaching more for our fruit bowl and less for my chocolate drawer (yes, we have a full kitchen drawer full of the good stuff). One of my favorite ways to get more fruit into my diet is by whipping up a quick and delicious smoothie bowl! My favorite combination of late has been a banana raspberry smoothie base topped with all the fun toppings I have in my kitchen!…

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Perfect High Protein Post-Workout Ice Cream

Hi friends! Today’s I’m popping in to share a super delicious, super easy, and super protein-packed smoothie recipe that is a perfect for these approaching warm summer days!

The Perfect High Protein Post-Workout Ice Cream

I’ve taken up running again and, after finishing a sweaty workout, there’s nothing I’m craving more than something cold and sweet! I recently discovered ProYo High Protein Low Fat Ice Cream at my local Ralph’s and absolutely love how all the flavors have a good balance of healthy fats, carbs, and protein! It’s changed my mindset towards ice cream from it being a treat, to it being something I can enjoy after exercise to replenish my body! …

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