Monthly Archives: January 2014

Spaghetti Squash with Shrimp & Creamy Tomato Sauce

Please tell me that you guys have added spaghetti squash to your dinner rotation. Because it is DELICIOUS. I mean, you have to be honest with yourself and accept that while it is mighty tasty, spaghetti squash is not, nor will it ever be, the same thing as, say, actual spaghetti. But it is still soooo good.  If I’m really in a hurry, I’ll sauté some mushrooms, add the spaghetti squash and kalamata olives with a jar of Trader Joe’s organic vodka sauce (a life-changing ...

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{Good Things} Winter Beauty Must-Haves

Real talk. My skin and hair have been out of control dry this winter. Polar Vortex, be damned!  Here’s how I’m surviving. (Aside from burrowing under blankets and wearing sweatpants.) 1. After complaining about dry, dull hair to a friend of mine, she suggested using coconut oil on the ends at night. And then I read about it on The Beauty Department (new obsession, btw) and I was sold. I use about a teaspoon of oil, rub it between my hands to liquify it and then apply it to ...

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Our Annual Cleanse

After weeks of cocktail parties and cheese plates and holiday meals and travel and generally not caring about calories or a regular workout schedule, January provides a glorious clean slate. It’s cliche, I know. But just like all of the newbies at the gym this month and every food blogger posting favorite wholesome recipes, I like to hit the reset button on my body and get back to a place of healthy habits.  Enter the annual cleanse.  There are TONS of cleanses with varying ...

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Lobster & Crab Mac & Cheese

Yes, I know. This is the time of year when every blogger in America is posting healthy recipes. Look, there is a place for quinoa and green smoothies and kale. A place that I will be going to on Monday when I begin my annual cleanse (more on that tomorrow). But first, I’m sharing a decadent recipe that calls for a pound and a half of cheese… Your resolution can wait until after you try this. I promise.  We invited a few friends (AKA the best neighbors in all of suburbia) ...

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