Dear Nashville, When I moved here almost 8 years ago, I was 18, fresh out of high school, and (nervously) ready for an adventure. From small town Wisconsin, you were a CITY. Big and glamorous. Southern. People said “y’all” and liked grits. There were sorority legacies and secret clubs. How would I ever fit into this place, this world unlike anything I had ever known? Well, you welcomed me with gracious arms. You led me to the kindest, most genuine friends I’ve ever had. You were patient as I sampled southern delicacies – hot chicken, crawfish boils done the right way, […]
Hello, Monday! It’s MOVING WEEK for the Williams family. I’m choosing joy and happiness with a side of good tunes to get me through this super hard week! In an effort to reflect on the past 8 (EIGHT!!) years in this city, I thought I’d put together a list of my favorites. Here goes… Breakfast Funky Monkey Crepe | Red Bicycle Fido – anything, I mean it, anything and everything is delicious! Frothy Monkey – build your own oatmeal Portland Brew – zucchini muffin (and they have almond milk (!!) for your coffee) Donut Den – apple fritters and blueberry donut holes […]
Blueberries. Bananas. Peanut butter. Oats. Is there any more perfect breakfast combination?! Today, I’m sharing my recipe for gluten free + vegan blueberry banana PB2 baked oatmeal. Nutrient dense and packed with flavor, this will jump start your day and keep you full and focused until lunchtime. AND it tastes almost like dessert without it actually being dessert. WIN WIN!
Friends! It has been a while since I’ve posted a recipe – it’s been a little bit crazy here over the past few weeks but I can’t wait to get back to sharing our favorite recipes. Moving has meant packing, choosing what we are going to actually move (operation clear the clutter!), and relying on easy, nutritious recipes to keep us fed and energized!