Chocolate Sweet Potato Energy Balls

Taken by Nick W.

I’m a walking contradiction.

I love ice cream like air itself. I’m lactose intolerant.

I hate hot days, but I love the sun.

I relish in jumping in a cool body of water but I can’t swim.

I live for horror movie marathons but I am the biggest, terrified baby. Continue reading

Pomegranate and Harissa Roast Chicken with Fragrant Coconut Rice


I’m a pusher.

I push you beyond your comfort zone at times and, if you follow me, it will reward you ten times and over.

So what is Harissa? Where do you even get Pomegranate Molasses?  Am I making you get your butt off your couch and seek adventure?

Yes. Continue reading

Easy Shrimp and Chorizo Pasta


IMG_1662There are few combinations in this world that bring me to my knees.

There is peanut butter and chocolate, salt and caramel, pie and ice cream, and….shrimp and chorizo.

Shrimp and chorizo tacos, shrimp and chorizo omelettes, shrimp and chorizo quesadillas, shrimp and chorizo quiche…

The possibilities are quite endless. I love the taste of the bitingly spicy pork sausage against the delicate sweetness of fresh shrimp. Continue reading