“It’s not that I’m not a ‘morning person.’ I love mornings. I’m just not a ‘waking up’ person.” – my unknown soulmate
It’s kind of easy being green when you make a recipe like this one. Packed with scallions, bok choy, green curry, and lime zest, this recipe is definitely a check-in-the-box when it comes to getting your green on.
Okay, bear with me on this one. I love Southern Comfort food – like biscuits, fried chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits…basically anything with butter and carbs – but when you’re trying to keep it healthy, those dishes don’t really make the cut. Continue reading
For the last year or so since I started Tone It Up, Sunday has been my “Meal Prep” day. It’s the day I map out my week in meals and snacks, brave the crazy grocery store lines, load up my fridge with tupperware, and get myself pumped for the week ahead. Continue reading
I’m gonna be honest: when I made this recipe, I knew it would be pretty good…when I tasted it, I fell in love. I was eating the leftovers of this dish for lunch in my office kitchen, and someone asked me where I had ordered my Chinese takeout from because it looked legit! That’s when you know you’ve made a good recipe.
Okay, I know what you’re thinking: Melia, are you kidding me? Can you even call it a noodle if it isn’t really a noodle? Why are you doing this to me? Do you shop anywhere other than Trader Joe’s?
Overnight oats are easily one of life’s greatest mysteries. Think about it: oatmeal has been a #basic staple in the human diet for +/- a thousand years (I actually have been Googling “origins of oatmeal” for the last hour with no luck, so sorry to any oatmeal historians for misquoting facts here), and yet, some trendy geniuses found a way to make oatmeal hip and cool and yuppie again by throwing it in a mason jar. It’s a beautiful testament to the power of marketing. Continue reading