Farm Boxes: The Perfect Remedy for the Mid-Week Drag

My Hump Day Pick-Me-Up

Every Wednesday, I excitedly walk into myIMG_1417 local Hood River coffee house to see a beautiful, tall tower of large brown boxes, decorated with cute and simple sketches of various fruits and veggies.  I find the one with my name on it, and carry the perfectly heavy box back to my car.  Once I get home, I immediately tear into it to see what beautiful goodness awaits me inside. Continue reading

How Raw Honey Helped Heal My Acne

 My obsession with raw honey: The Beginning

A few summers ago out of nowhere, my skin started breaking out, on top of my already oily complexion. At 19, I had no idea how to deal with this since my skin had never really had acne before.  So, like many people who are suddenly hit with acne, I panicked.  My plan of attack was to hit them with every face cleaning agent I had.  And, like many of those same people realize, that plan never works. Continue reading

Last-Minute Tacos with Peanut Butter Sauce

This afternoon, my boyfriend sent me a text telling me he was coming home for his lunch break…

IN 15 MINUTES!!

His lunch break only lasts 30 minutes, and since I was home this afternoon I thought it would be nice to cook him something that would be ready for him to eat when he walked in the door.  Needless to say, I felt a little rushed!   Continue reading

Broccoli on Toast: Veggie’s for Breakfast?!

When Jordan and I went vegan, we had to come up with a satisfying breakfast that could replace our everyday toast and eggs. We had this awesome sulphuric salt called Kala Namak, or Himalayan Black Salt, that tasted exactly like hard boiled eggs. I honestly lick my fingers when I am done sprinkling…Seriously, this stuff is amazing! Continue reading