Summer Fitness Tips

Is the summer heat interfering with your normal workout routine? With temperatures in the 90’s and humidity thick enough to cut through, the usual outdoor workout you’re accustomed to may require a modification. So how can we stay active even in the hot weather? Consider trying any of the following: Work out in the early morning or later in the evening after the sun goes

Tuna Waldorf Collard Wraps

Tuna Waldorf Collard Wraps

Traditional Waldorf salad gets a refreshing makeover in this Tuna Waldorf Collard Wrap with an avocado-cumin dressing with a touch of spice.  By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest for California Walnuts and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. When I found out California Walnuts was having a “Waldorf Salad Refresh” contest,

{Meals for One} Cucumber Tartine

Cucumber Tartine

Crunchy, cool cucumber atop creamy feta and ricotta cheese and sprinkled with truffle salt for a fancy, no-hassle, no-cook meal in 5 minutes! July is here and that means half of the year is already behind us. It also means we are on the 7th Recipe Redux challenge of the year. Holy smokes! Luckily, if you missed any past themes, they can all be found

Peach Icebox Pie

Thank heavens it’s peach season. What a glorious time of year. Perfectly peachy peaches–what could be better? Maybe a slice of Peach Icebox Pie on a hot summer day. With a cool, creamy filling and nutty crust, this pie is simple to make and there’s no need to heat up the oven!    I’ve been wanting to make a nut-based pie crust for a while

Curry Quinoa & Roasted Sugar Snap Peas

Have I mentioned my love for curry powder? Well if you missed any of the other curry-ful recipes, I have a new one to share today. Maybe I should change the name of my blog to Karman’s Curry Crush? Definitely something to consider…. You see, I don’t believe curry powder should be limited to certain ethnic dishes or cuisines, but rather used in new and exciting

Green Bean Delivery + Sweet Potato Fiesta Salad

Hi friends! I hope you all had a chance to enjoy some guacamole and tacos for Cinco de Mayo! It has been a gorgeous week in Nashville and I’ve been trying to soak up every drop before the 90°+ temps hit us. Is it feeling more like spring or summer where you live? There are so many exciting things to share today so let’s get

Easy Veggie Shiitake Galette

Sometimes, when food tastes reallllly good, you just can’t hold back the pure enjoyment. You know, the audible sounds, eyes rolling back in your head….kind of like this Emma Stone Gif. Makes me laugh every time   That’s what happens when I eat this flaky, veggieful, mushroomy galette. And it’s super easy to make! Usually I make my galette dough from scratch using this pastry recipe from

Summer Breakfast Quinoa Salad

Keen-wah. Keeeeeen-wahhhhh. Now that we all can pronounce quinoa, lets learn a little more about this tiny, fluffy grain. Well really I should say “pseudo-grain”. Quinoa is cooked and eaten like many grains, but botanically is related to beets, spinach, and chard. Weird, huh? Did you know you can also eat the leaves of the plant? Quinoa is a nutrition powerhouse–a complete protein source, heart-healthy