Currently September 2016 | No Thanks to Cake

Currently: September 2016

Random post warning:  You know the drill.  Here’s all my September randomness, all wrapped up in one pumpkin-spice flavored post. CURRENT IMPRESSIVE TRAVEL ACHIEVEMENT How often can you say that you visited the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean in the same week?  I can…. I spent the first part of the week in San…

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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad | No Thanks to Cake

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Last week, I shared a super simple recipe for Baked Garlic Chicken, and you might have see this pretty, pretty salad peeking through in the background. There’s something about kalamata olives.  I used to think I didn’t like them, but really… what’s not to like?  They’re salty and flavorful and a little goes a long way….

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Honeycrisp Apples with Turmeric | No Thanks to Cake

Learning about Turmeric with Sprouts

I recently had an opportunity to attend a Denver blogger night at Sprouts Farmers Market.  Do you guys have local Sprouts stores?  I’ve really grown to love these stores… mostly for their HUGE produce sections.  Recently, they’ve started interacting regularly with the Denver blogger community, which has been so much fun!!! Through blogger events like…

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Baked Garlic Chicken | No Thanks to Cake

Baked Garlic Chicken

I come from a garlic-lovin’ family.  We always seem to add a little more than the average person might add to a dish, and we love it that way. When Uproot Kitchen posted a super simple chicken recipe and labeled it as garlicky, I had to try it! I was in the process of making a…

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You Will Never Speak More to Anyone than Yourself | No Thanks to Cake

Ending the Argument with Myself

If you follow my Instagram and my Facebook page, you’ve probably noticed my feed has changed over the past week or so. Finally… and with everything I have in me… I’m back on track. You guys, I cannot even begin to tell you how great this feels.  Not only does my body respond better when…

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