The Best Black Bean Soup

I like to think of myself as a soup connoisseur, in that I could eat nothing but soup for the rest of my life and be perfectly content. I normally try to incorporate one or two different soup recipes into our weekly dinner menus, because they're quick and easy to make, which makes it easier … Continue reading The Best Black Bean Soup


My Worst Beauty Habits

Two weeks ago, Alan and I hosted some friends from Houston for the weekend. We attended Mardi Gras ball that Saturday night, so we ended up getting back to the house pretty late (of course, anything past 9:00 PM is late to me these days). As we visited in the living room, I ended up … Continue reading My Worst Beauty Habits

Cauliflower & Leek Gratin

About a year ago, Alan and I made the decision to start purposefully eating cleaner. While it's been an adventure exploring new recipes and cooking meals with ingredients I'd never heard of prior, my favorite clean eating recipes are ones that put a healthy spin on comfort foods (specifically any dishes that involve heavy cream … Continue reading Cauliflower & Leek Gratin