Environment, Water

These Simple Steps Help Improve Water Quality in Your Home

Ever heard of the butterfly effect? Well, I believe that concept holds true more in the environment than anywhere else. Every tiny action or change in the environment can trigger a sequence of events, each one connected to the last, like a long winding line of dominoes. This is why it's so important to be… Continue reading These Simple Steps Help Improve Water Quality in Your Home

Breakfast / Brunch, Recipes

Cheesy Bacon Avocado and Egg Bake

Hey all! Here's an easy, satisfying, and low carb treat you can make for breakfast. Ready in 15 minutes, this recipe adds a little excitement to a simple egg breakfast. Baking the avocado makes it super soft and creamy, and the crispy bacon complements the egg and cheese so well. Add some diced green onion… Continue reading Cheesy Bacon Avocado and Egg Bake

Appetizers, Recipes, weekend meals

Chicken, Kale, and Sweet Potato Stuffed Wontons

Addicting chicken, kale, and sweet potato wontons make for a great appetizer, or fun recipe to do with the kids!

Persian, Recipes, weekend meals

Kuku Sabzi – Persian Herb Frittata

This frittata is not your average frittata. Kuku sabzi is a traditional Persian dish usually made in the spring for Persian new year. What makes this frittata so great is that the filling outweighs the egg content, so you end up with a dark, flavorful, and slightly crispy crust on both sides. It's also a… Continue reading Kuku Sabzi – Persian Herb Frittata

Desserts, Recipes

Gingersnap Cookies

Hi all! I've been trying to fight off a super sweet tooth lately, but it won- and this is the result. This recipe makes a good two dozen classic gingersnap cookies. I like to split the dough and make one dozen large, soft and chewy cookies and the second dozen smaller, crunchy gingersnaps. If we… Continue reading Gingersnap Cookies

Environment

What’s in Your Drinking Water?

There's been a lot of talk lately about what's really in our drinking water. From the evening news to Netflix documentaries, events like the Flint, Michigan crisis and documentaries like Gasland and The Devil We Know have made the public hyper aware of potential risk factors related to the quality of drinking water in the US.… Continue reading What’s in Your Drinking Water?

Desserts, Recipes

Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies

I have been aching to make a batch of these cookies for months now! I finally got around to it and decided to switch things up by adding some chocolate chips to my go-to M&M cookies. My husband is not much of a sweet tooth, but these cookies he loves! This might actually be the… Continue reading Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies