Mediterranean Pasta Salad with Raw Squash from Cookie & Kate

This recipe comes from vegetarian food blogger, Kate, of Cookie & Kate. I love her blog because it’s chockfull of unexpected food combinations that approach the vegetarian and whole foods lifestyle with zest. Just because you choose to eat food close to the source and in season doesn’t mean that you can’t have fun. With her pup Cookie by her side, it seems like Kate is always playing it up in the kitchen, and it shows through in her recipes.

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Thai Coconut Cucumber Salad from Love & Lemons

This week’s recipe comes from one of my favorite food blogging duos, Jack and Jeanine of Love & Lemons. Their blog is full of healthy (mostly vegetarian) and lactose free recipes that will make you salivate. Whenever I’m looking for healthy inspiration this is definitely a blog that I turn to. This week they prepared for us a Thai Coconut Cucumber salad that makes me yearn for late outdoor summer dinners. Read More

Ask Brian: Traveling Man

“Dear Brian…My boyfriend is leaving in a month to go backpacking across Europe with his close friends. I know I will miss him tremendously, and I am already having a hard time coping. I know I will be fine, but I am having a hard time listening to him getting excited and planning his trip. I know this is extremely selfish, and to be honest, it is only because I am jealous of the cool experiences he is going to have. I love him so much, but I feel like an awful girlfriend for having these selfish feelings. Any advice?” Read More