Sweet Potato Cookie Balls

Sweet Potato Cookie Balls

Hello friends! This recipe is one my mom has made for years. Interestingly enough, I distinctly remember hating these cookies as a child. I guess 10-year-old me thought cookies were only supposed to look like store bought cookies only (think: Chips Ahoy chocolate chip cookies) and I wasn't having any of this "healthy cookie" nonsense. [...]

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Sweet Potato + Black Bean Chili (Instant Pot)

Sweet Potato + Black Bean Chili (Instant Pot)

It's March! It's almost spring and time for the cherry blossoms to begin blooming in DC...but I'm not quiteee over chili season yet! This recipe has taken me a while to nail down... I've experimented with several others I've found out there on the internet, but I think I've finally got the perfect recipe down! A [...]

Collagen: What Is It + Does It Really Work?

Collagen: What Is It + Does It Really Work?

I've been seeing collagen EVERYWHERE lately. People adding it to their bulletproof coffees, matcha lattes, smoothies, etc. Bloggers like The Skinny Confidential and celebs like Jennifer Anniston rave about it. So naturally, I got curious... does it really work? What is Collagen?Collagen is a protein found in most connective tissue in humans and animals including skin, cartilage, and [...]