How to Stay Healthy(ish) When You’re Ordering Takeout

Ordering takeout can wreak havoc on your healthy eating — but it doesn’t have to. No matter what type of food you’re ordering, there is always something reasonably healthy on the menu, and it doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor. Eater.com and Grub Hub worked together to determine the five types of takeout Americans order the most, and I decided to break down what … Continue reading How to Stay Healthy(ish) When You’re Ordering Takeout

Easy Ways to Sneak in a Workout on Vacation

Vacation is meant to be a time when you can relax and unwind from the craziness of daily life. But depending on how long you’re gone, you may want to get some exercise in on your trip. (I should note that I’m all for taking a week off from the gym, but those margaritas on the beach are so much more rewarding when I know … Continue reading Easy Ways to Sneak in a Workout on Vacation

Stuffed Baked Eggplant

I’ve been growing fresh vegetables for a few months now, and I noticed yesterday that I had a perfectly ripe eggplant sitting in my garden. I wasn’t really in the mood for eggplant parm (although I do love it), so I decided to browse Pinterest for some other eggplant ideas. I came across a recipe for quinoa-stuffed eggplant and thought, “I could definitely make a … Continue reading Stuffed Baked Eggplant

Here’s What You Should Be Buying at the Grocery Store, According to a Registered Dietitian

Grocery shopping on a budget isn’t a walk in the park. It’s hard to tell what should make the cut and what should get left on the store shelves. Plus, many brands can be deceiving about how healthy their products actually are. I decided to talk to a registered dietitian to find the answer to a question I’ve been curious about for a while: If … Continue reading Here’s What You Should Be Buying at the Grocery Store, According to a Registered Dietitian

Philly Beer-Cheese Steaks

Last week, I posted a recipe about a cheesy chicken dip that was inspired by a chicken cheesesteak from my favorite restaurant. But this week, I decided to post an actual cheesesteak recipe, since I’ve done some variations for the blog before but have never posted the real thing. This one does have a little kick, though: I sautéed some jalapeños from my garden along … Continue reading Philly Beer-Cheese Steaks

Santa Fe Cheesy Chicken Dip

Any time I get together with friends, I always make buffalo chicken dip. And even though it’s a staple in the friend group, I want to switch it up every now and then. This week’s recipe was almost a sandwich modeled after my favorite meal at a restaurant near my shore house: The Santa Fe chicken cheesesteak. But the more I thought about it, the … Continue reading Santa Fe Cheesy Chicken Dip