late summer pizza

late summer pizza // via thiseffervescentlife

i’ve recently experienced a dietary breakthrough that has also led to a creative breakthrough.  i’ve been eating grains.  and gluten.  and all the things.  and it’s amazing. let me back up. i’ve known for awhile that my digestive issues have had less to do with the protein of gluten and more to do with how […]

carrot cake smoothie

if you struggle to incorporate veggies into your diet because dessert sounds more appealing, you are in for a treat.  this smoothie is loaded with vegetables (three types of squash!), healthy fats, protein, and adaptogens, but it tastes more like it’s fresh from the ice cream aisle than the garden. summer squash, like the yellow […]

tortilla de (sweet) patatas

  when we visited barcelona last september, we spent our first evening just outside the city in my sister-in-law’s hometown, matadepera, relaxing and dining with her family.  her mother prepared us a sprawling spread of charcuterie, pan con tomate, and tortilla de patatas, and we stuffed ourselves fuller than i ever thought possible.  i didn’t […]