Beet + Kale Quinoa Bowl

April 16, 2016
Beet + Kale Quinoa Bowl // Abbey Kitchen

In our last post, which you can read here, we introduced two concerns we’ve heard from many friends, acquaintances, and coworkers that ultimately keep them from enjoying a healthy-eating, home-cooking lifestyle:

1. “It just takes too long to cook at home…” or “I simply don’t have the time to cook…”
2. “It just costs way too much to eat healthy and cook healthy…”

We gave it our best to debunk the first point in our last post, and want to share with you today how eating healthy and cooking healthy doesn’t really have to break your bank or steal all those fresh and crisp dollar bills from your wallet.
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Lemon Roasted Romanesco Cauliflower // Abbey Kitchen

Lemon Roasted Romanesco Cauliflower

Mother Nature breeds some wonderful and interesting plants, animals, and more. There are specific moments in nature when things like math and equations work out perfectly and beautifully. We had a high school art teacher who dedicated a lesson to naturally occurring fractals. The…

March 9, 2016
Sedona Hike at Bell Rock // Abbey Kitchen
Tastes of Travel

Bell Rock // Sedona, AZ

 SEDONA, ARIZONA Allison and I grew up just 20 minutes away from Sedona, AZ, a town we visited rather frequently.  The reason for our visits have transformed slowly over our growing up years.…

February 24, 2016
Easy and Healthy Vegetarian Tacos // Abbey Kitchen

Beet + Chickpea Tacos

Allison and I have a big question… Who comes up with the National holidays?? Like National Pancake Day (which of course we approve), National Puppy Day (give us puppy hugs all day), or National Organize Your Home Day (for realz is a thing, so for all…

February 24, 2016
Orange Date Muffins // Abbey Kitchen

Date + Orange Muffins

There aren’t many words that can either sound confusing, stressful, and delicious as the word “snack.” You know what we mean? Do you ever find yourself a couple hours after you have JUST eaten your breakfast feeling hungry? And you’re left truly confused as…

February 10, 2016
Corn Radish Tomato Salad // Abbey Kitchen

Corn + Radish + Tomato Salad

Some of our favorite things to eat are recipes and dishes that are loaded up with color. And by color we mean natural color, not color like a large bowl of Fruit Loops or Trix cereal (which we loved as kiddos! And remember it fondly…

January 29, 2016
Too Easy So Good: Broccoli + Spring Garlic Pasta // Abbey Kitchen

Broccoli + Spring Garlic Pasta for Two

Running out of time? Don’t feel like spending hours in the kitchen cooking? If so. We totally feel you. This week we are making a quinoa pasta broccoli dinner that is just Too Easy and So Good! Ash and I have been busy with…

January 21, 2016
Green Orange Smoothie // Abbey Kitchen

Green Orange Smoothie

Smoothies. <3 Smoothies are incredibly lovable. Are we all on the smoothie train here? If not, hop on, friends. It’s a delicious and healthy ride. We’re minutes away from settling into the middle of January as 2016 really hit the ground running. With the…

January 13, 2016
Turmeric Delights // Abbey Kitchen

Turmeric Delights: Warm Turmeric Vegetables + Turmeric Milk

The alarms blare and we can hear each other’s different iPhone ringers from our separate rooms; hers the blaring and classic iPhone ringtone you hear on the movies and mine the more subtle jungle-themed ringer that some mornings I completely miss. The sun has…

January 9, 2016
Dill + Garlic Gemstone Potatoes // Abbey Kitchen

Gemstone Potatoes + Garlic + Dill

The house is still divided, folks. I don’t know if you recall the time we talked about how Allison is not a huge fan of potatoes (but, like…how…? amiright?) and in a specific sweet potato french fry post, I shared that I’m doing my best to change…

December 11, 2015