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avocado toast with a crunch

Bigger Bits Series

avocado toast with a crunch

January 3, 2017

Happy New Year friends! I could not be more excited about 2017- there seems to be so much anticipation around the beginning of a year. It’s a time to reevaluate what you hope for, what you are working towards, and set intentions that can narrate the rest of your year. I love choosing a word each year to give voice to what I’m hoping to set in motion. This year, I chose the word commit,¬†with the intention to commit to presence, to the people around me, and to the things I’m working towards. In this season of focus, I also love to take on mindful practices towards health and wellness, committing to a life of healthy indulgence and balance. Enter one of my favorites- avocado toast.

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Food Sweets

honey baked pears

December 13, 2016

Sometimes I crave something sweet, but look to satiate that craving while sticking to a healthier lifestyle. In those moments, I reach for fruit. Its natural sugar content keeps my sweet tooth happy but stays in line with feeding my body as healthfully and naturally as possible.

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Food Sweets

peach & blackberry clafoutis

December 9, 2016

Clafoutis. The word itself is intimidating. Don’t worry, I’m about to dissipate that intimidation for you. Clafoutis is a classic French dessert {which of course, the thought of cooking anything French seems fancy and complicated-but this is not!}, made by pouring a sweet batter over fresh fruit. Clafoutis batter is similar to a waffle or pancake batter {I mean, it’s basically a custardy pancake} and it should be approached as such- it doesn’t have to be more complicated than that!

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Places Series

fritzi’s downtown brunch magic

November 30, 2016

It’s no secret that I love a good brunch. Eggs and bacon and all the things that accompany a good breakkie tend to be my love language. One of my downtown favorites for lunch is a darling little spot called Fritzi, headed up by Chef Neal Fraser. Boasting the best rotisserie chicken and the most incredible condiments around, this spot has become a go-to for me over the past few months. So when I heard they started doing weekend brunch- I got giddy. And boy, it did not disappoint.

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