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It’s not breaking news that I’m a fan of tea. And to be honest, I think when someone drinks more than three cups a tea a day it’s more than just liking tea–not ashamed! Tea has a lot of amazing health benefits. But all teas are not made equal. Certain teas help with certain issues you may be experiencing. Slow Metabolism / Energy Boost — Green and Cayenne Pepper Tea Insomnia — Chamomile, Lavender, and Valtarian Tea Seasonal Cold / Illness — Elderflower, Echinacea, Rose Hip, and White Tea Digestive

Over the past year I have fallen in love with quinoa! I started replacing my rice with quinoa in many recipes and it always tastes amazing. But a few days ago I was craving something a little different. I wanted quinoa, but also wanted something spicy, and a way to use up the chicken in my fridge that was going to expire (oops). Then it came to me—Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Bowl! Such a simple recipe and it’s perfect for a filling lunch for one (or two if you double the

The other day I was in the grocery store and was literally just throwing things in my basket. I had no plan for what I was going to do with any of it–but everything was pretty healthy so I figured it was okay. Some of the things in my basket: Organic skinless chicken tenders, sweet potato, and asparagus. So I thought, I’ll throw it all into a casserole dish and make a bake! But then of course I was out of chicken broth. I searched the cabinets and low and

Let’s be honest, there is no bad way to eat a s’more—but some ways are definitely better than others. And when those s’more cravings come, and you are nowhere near a bonfire, what are you supposed to do? Microwave your marshmallows? No way. I need my marshmallows golden brown and gooey to perfection. So let me introduce you to the indoor solution to s’more cravings—Skillet S’mores Dip! Ingredients 1/2 Tablespoon butter Cover bottom of skillet with chocolate chips Jumbo marshmallows (halved) Graham crackers Directions Adjust rack to center position of

Ingredients 1 1/2 medium red bell peppers 1 (15 oz) can chick peas, drained and rinsed 3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 3 Tbsp tahini 2 cloves garlic (use fairly small ones) 1/2 tsp salt, or more to taste 1/4 tsp cumin 2 Tbsp olive oil Parsley and red pepper flakes, for garnish (optional) Directions Roast Peppers (if you want to roast your own – otherwise you can buy them from the store) Move an oven rack so that it is about 5 inches from the broiler. Turn oven broiler on.