Udon Soup + Bok Choy + Egg

Chemistry and nutrition textbooks with worn down spines have been sprawled about the coffee table and the living room floor. Flash cards are sprinkled around our Christmas tree and have lodged themselves in between our couch cushions. It’s the heat of finals season and…

December 4, 2015
Tastes of Travel

Family Thanksgiving Scenes // Cottonwood, AZ

Waking to an early alarm on Thursday, we tried to dress our best and loaded up in the car. Hopping on the deserted 1-17, we drove up north to spend the day with our family in our home in Cottonwood, AZ. With the laundry…

November 30, 2015

Vegetable Wheat Berry Soup

You ever have one of those days, or maybe even weeks, where you feel like a rain cloud, with all its thunder and all its lightening, all its rain and all its hail, is constantly lingering above you? And there’s not a single umbrella…

November 18, 2015

Butternut Squash + Black Bean Quesadilla

There used to be a time in Allison’s life where quesadillas basically equaled life. We grew up on our momma making us cheese crisps quite regularly, maybe daily. And for those that don’t know, a cheese crisp has many different household nicknames, but it’s basically a…

November 14, 2015

Kale + Blueberry Smoothie

Transitioning into the cooler weather generally means it’s time to transition to warmer drinks, those that steam so gracefully inside a cozy mug. But, what about those delicious cool drinks? Do we just table those until the warm rays come out again in Spring? Like..smoothies…we…

November 11, 2015

Persimmon Oatmeal Bake

The mornings are darker these days. The air is crisper when we leave our apartment. As we stumble down our concrete steps to the parking lot, we wish we slipped on a jacket just to get us comfortably to the door, to the car, and to…

November 10, 2015

3 Healthy Thanksgiving Dishes

It was an early morning today as we loaded up our kitchen tote bags (that one we snagged from a food festival covered in orange and luminous carrots is just about ready to rip apart, so thank goodness it held together today) with all the…

November 7, 2015

Eggplant Curry + CSA Boxing with Steadfast Farm at Agritopia

In the heart of Gilbert, AZ is an 18 acre Certified Organic farm called Steadfast Farm at Agritopia. With the local farming passion and oversight of Erich and Yvonne Schultz, the farm has been busy with the growing of various fruits and vegetables and…

November 4, 2015

Apple Pear Muffins

It seems that the past month we have been begging for the mornings to be crisper, wishing to see the shedding leaves collect outside near our apartment stairs. It’s a wee bit torturous eyeballing our chunky sweaters, those that fall on our bodies like a…

October 6, 2015

Avocado Tomato Pizza

There are many afternoons and evenings in which we find our hunger is crunched for time. Sometimes our bellies and our energy levels can’t push us to exert a couple hours in the kitchen to craft a home cooked meal. Sometimes our hands and backs are…

September 28, 2015