Anniversary: IV

Anniversary IV, photo by Willow Arlen

The Husband and I are pretty simple people when it comes to celebrating our milestones. We didn’t have a big wedding, or a particularly extravagant honeymoon, and our anniversary tradition, year after year, has been to take a walk in the park where we got married. There’s nothing fancy about it, but we aren’t fancy […]

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Chicken Noodle Soup For The Soul

Chicken Noodle Soup With Fennel, Zucchini, And Kale

This chicken noodle soup is comfort food in its purest form. Perfect for a cozy night in, or a soothing treat when you’re under the weather. Read on or jump straight to the recipe HERE. My birthday was last week, and instead of going out for a fancy meal at one of my favorite restaurants all […]

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Blood Orange Vanilla Bean Gin And Tonic

Blood Orange Vanilla Bean Gin And Tonic

This blood orange vanilla bean gin and tonic is a lightly sweet, thoroughly refreshing cocktail, and a perfect way to take advantage of the season’s blood oranges before they’re gone. Read on, or jump straight into the recipe HERE. I think it’s safe to say, most of us have gotten used to fruits and veggies […]

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"I have decided to stick with love..." Martin Luther King

Monday Musings: Links & Words

A ton of things happened in January while I was publishing my 31 Days Of Healthy Recipes. So many things I wanted to talk about and process, but that I knew would have to wait. Now that the month is over, I’m finally able to take a moment to step back and reflect on things. I try to […]

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10 More Healthy Recipes For The New Year | Will Cook For Friends

10 More Healthy Recipes For The New Year

In January I shared 31 Days Of Healthy Recipes to kick-start the New Year. Now that January is over, here are 10 More Healthy Recipes to keep you on track and feeling good. These are all simple, delicious meals I make again and again. Read on, or jump straight into the round-up HERE. January is over, […]

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Decadent Chocolate Milkshake You'd Never Know Is Healthy

Decadent Chocolate Milkshake You’d Never Know Is Healthy (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar Free, Easily Made Raw)

Today is January 31st, the last day of my 31 Days Of Healthy Recipes series — and time to celebrate! This Decadent Chocolate Milkshake is secretly healthy. Shhh! Your tastebuds will never know. Read on, or jump straight to the recipe HERE. I’ve shared a few healthy treats this month (like these and these) but so far they’ve all been practical […]

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Shrimp & Vegetable Stir Fry

15 Minute Shrimp And Vegetable Stir Fry

Fast and easy stir fries like this 15 Minute Shrimp And Vegetable Stir Fry are week-night life savers. They might even be literal life savers, if you get as hangry as I do. Read on, or jump straight to the recipe HERE. Show of hands: who else gets dangerously hangry? (If you don’t know what I’m […]

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Portabella Stuffed Pizzas

Stuffed Portabella Pizzas (Gluten-Free, Low Carb)

Stuffed Portabella Pizzas are a fun, easy game-day appetizer, or even a light dinner when you’re craving pizza but not all the carbs. Read on, or jump straight into the recipe HERE. When I was a teenager, I was obsessed with the idea of stuffed portabella mushrooms. Portabellas just seem like they’re meant to be filled […]

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Sweet & Sour Celery Cilantro Salad

Sweet And Sour Celery Cilantro Salad

Sweet And Sour Celery Cilantro Salad — try saying that ten times fast! Celery is such an underrated vegetable, usually relegated to adding crunch or taking up space on a snack tray. Celery can be so much more than that, and here it’s the star of the dish. Read on, or jump straight to the […]

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