Special Edition: Food Privilege and Space/Transportation

Continuing in the Food Privilege and Food Insecurity series, today we are tackling the barriers of Space and Transportation. As a reminder Food Insecurity is defined as “the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.” The key phrases in this definition for this topic are “reliable access” and…

Recipes: Bacon Roses- Valentine’s Day

We all have that someone in our life who doesn’t want chocolates or flowers for Valentine’s Day. What do you get this special person in your life?? Bacon Roses…DUH! My roommate Michelle makes these beauties for her boyfriend every Valentine’s Day and wanted to share it with all of you. So here it is!! Ingredients:…

Meal Prep: Week 5 of 2020

What a wild week of weather we’ve had out here in Denver, Colorado. It has snowed twice this week and yesterday we got 10 inches of snow at my house. It’s been crazy for this Las Vegas girl to drive through or deal with in general. Either way, it was pretty much a regular day…

Special Editions: Food Privilege and Time

It’s the second blog in this four part series discussing food privilege and food insecurity. As a reminder food insecurity is defined as “the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.” One of the barriers to access is Time. Yes, you read that, time. A common misconception of…

Recipe: Michelle’s Tostadas

First things first…. It’s time to announce the winner of the January 2020 Cookbook Giveaway… drumroll inserted here… braaaa tat tat… I don’t know what I’m saying… it’s KATIE! Katie, I’ll contact you in order to send you your copy Binging with Babish. Today’s recipe is a special one because it’s my good friend Michelle’s…

Meal Prep: Week 4 of 2020

This has been one hell of a week. What’s crazy is that when I was meal planning for this week, something told me that I should I should plan simple. And in keeping with the universe’s theme this week, this blog is going to be short and sweet… and without the budget recap at the…

Special Edition: NYC Eats

It’s the end of the food recaps from NYC! Haris and I attempted to eat as much as we could in about 2 days, and we were pretty successful! Our food tour actually started with S’mores waffles (below). NYC during Christmas time is magical for numerous reasons, one of those reasons being the Christmas Markets…

Special Edition: Food Budgets

One of my goals this year is to write a small series on food privilege. Most people I know have never experienced food insecurity and it’s something important that I want to share with people. What is food insecurity? It’s the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food….

Recipe: Chicken Gnocchi Kale Soup (inspired by Olive Garden)

Here’s a recipe that I have showcased on the blog twice now. It started out based on a different recipe for this soup and has manifested it’s way into this little recipe. This is a great recipe that my roommates can’t get enough of! Ingredients: 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts chopped into really small…

January 2020 Giveaway: Binging With Babish

It’s time for another giveaway! This month we are giving away a copy of Binging with Babish the cookbook. If you don’t know who this guy is, make sure to check out his Youtube Channel and Website. Haris loves to watch Babish’s YouTude videos which is why I bought the cookbook in the first place….