Sunday marked three months that Matt and I have lived together (!), and I have yet to venture out much on the food scene here in North Knoxville. So on Wednesday, I decided to treat myself to a restaurant that is one of Knoxville’s gems: Litton’s Market. They have been serving Knoxvillians since 1946, and… Continue reading Litton’s Market – Restaurant – Bakery: A Knoxville Staple
One of my mentors that trained me in my role as a Renal RD surprised me with a beautiful red kuri squash on Monday along with a recipe that sounded perfect for Matt and me. A home therapy RN was coming from his clinic to mine, so he asked her to kindly deliver the squash to… Continue reading So This Squash Walks into the Office…
I hope you all had a spooktacular Halloween! Matt and I had a relaxing and wonderful weekend. We didn’t dress up this year, but next year I have plans to absolutely do so. Saturday morning began with homemade gluten free pumpkin pancakes from scratch using the recipe by Love & Lemons. I made a maple-berry… Continue reading Halloween Weekend!
Matt and I had the pleasure of attending the first annual Racers Cookout yesterday evening. Matt first got involved in Autocross in 2013 and has been busy building a roll cage in his Nissan 240 to now participate in a different category of racing. He’s wanted me to build a car to race as well,… Continue reading Maple-Mustard Roasted Root Vegetables
I certainly love to cook and am grateful for new inspiration, but truth be told, I rarely follow recipes. There, I admit it. 😉 I enjoy putting together meals with my own spin on them most of the time, but recipes are most definitely helpful and enjoyable. I often say that when I share my recipes, I’m… Continue reading Savory Pumpkin Saute
I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! I went to the store and did some coupon shoppin’ and stocked up on many great foods. I also finally got us a box of LOVE Grown‘s Bats and Boos! Matt made an awesome breakfast on Friday. I love his creativity! Scrambled eggs with Libby’s pumpkin added and… Continue reading Reliving the Weekend
I hope you all had a great day! Matt and I were fortunate to go on a neighborhood walk before making our quick dinner. I so love this time of year – mild temperatures mean getting to enjoy a walk without building uo a sweat. I did not take many photos while assembling our meal,… Continue reading Hump Day Recipe
First I need to apologize for the huge lack of photos, but I did not set out to create a recipe worth sharing. Truth be told, I just wanted and needed a quick dinner last night, so I turned to the ole smoothie-in-a-bowl. When I took my first bite, I decided I should share my… Continue reading Just Beet It
This will be my final recap of my amazing first experience as a FNCE attendee. I left off at Sunday, so below is Monday and Tuesday happenings. Crystal and I attended a few more insightful sessions that really helped to spark even more passion in us for the field of nutrition. In addition, we of… Continue reading FNCE, Round Two
I have been fortunate to attend my first Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo this year! It’s being held for the first time in Nashville, and my thesis research abstract was accepted for a poster presentation. I have so much to share that I plan to publish several recaps. My friend and I have been… Continue reading Nutrition Nerds Unite!