Author Archives: Esther Chun

Sometimes there’s nothing more comforting than some good old-fashioned fried potatoes. Ordering fries at a fast food place may be easier, but making your own potato wedges can be surprisingly satisfying. On top of being healthier than fast food fries, making your own wedges means that you can doctor it up with better ingredients and seasonings. […]

It’s gourd season! Butternut squash, spaghetti squash, pumpkins, and acorn squash are filling the grocery store aisles with rich fall colors. These gourds are heavy, both physically and nutritionally. They are filled with fiber and antioxidants, and they work as a beautiful canvas to sweet and savory flavors alike. With this recipe, we jumped on the […]

You don’t need to go out to a Greek restaurant to fix that Meditarrenean craving. This orzo salad is so simple to make and also stores well in the refrigerator for the rest of the week! Make a big batch at the beginning and pack it for lunch. The best part? This dish is best […]

The only thing that this potato salad has in common with your typical potato salads is the use of potato. Gone are the unappetizing bland shades of beige and in its stead are the bright greens, tart flavors, and more nutritious ingredients. The beans and potatoes in this recipe are sure to fill you up […]

Maybe you bought a bunch of kale to try out that recipe that you pinned a long time ago, but now it’s started to wilt a little. Maybe you’re just tired of spending a bunch of money on kale chips that you know are overpriced. Or, maybe you’re just looking for potato chip replacement and […]

We got to sit down with Carmelita Jeter, Fastest Woman in the World, Olympic Champion and World Record Holder, to learn about her workout routine, how she motivates herself and what kinds of workouts she recommends. Check out the full interview below!   How often should you sprint if you are a competitive runner? Once […]

The best thing about a classic is that it never gets old. Pesto is arguably one of the most versatile sauces in cooking. Add it to pasta, use it as a dip, or even add it to soups to add an earthy richness. The greatest part about pesto is that once you learn the foundation […]

This isn’t your grandma’s cucumber sandwich. This crisp and refreshing sandwich is a nice ode to the end of summer and beginning of fall. Dress this up with whatever dressing or keep it simple with a dab of mayo. The addition of the Adobo chili sauce adds a smoky spice that rounds out the fresher […]

We all know the “obligatory salad” at every potluck. A lot of the times it’s bland, under- or overdressed, and a lot less appealing than anything else at the table. If someone is gonna bring the salad, might as well make it good – right? That’s where this salad comes in. Though it’s deceptively simple, […]

It’s 5:30 p.m. on a weekday and in the back of your mind you know that you should probably work out. Finally, you get enough resolve to change out of your work clothes into some gym clothes.   Do I have enough time to drive to the gym? You glance at the clock on your […]

It’s corn season! What better way to make use of the last of summer than to grill some corn. Corn on its own is always delicious, but take it up a notch by adding it into a nutritious and filling salad! This recipe also makes a great swap out for your typical potato salad. The […]

Want an easy way to make use of your plentiful garden bounty? Sometimes your food grows faster than you can eat it! This is the perfect summer dish to make for a lazy weekday dinner when you want something healthy but don’t have a lot of time. Use up all of that zucchini, tomato, and basil […]