Category Archives: Life at The Burrow





5 Ways I’m Trying to Live a Fuel-less life

Closeup of male legs hiking in nature.

Fossil fuels run the world. They provide heat and energy, they’re used extensively in manufacturing and can even be found in plastic. However, all this modern magic will come to an end – sooner rather than later. According to Forbes, fossil fuels are in their final century, but by cutting back now you can help make a global impact to ... Read More »

How to Grow the Best Asparagus Ever (With Only a Little Gardening Know-How)

how to grow asparagus

Asparagus offers numerous health benefits, including healthy doses of essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. While many people savor the softer (and slightly less bitter) shoots, others prefer the stalk. Regardless of how or when you prefer to eat it, you’ll be relieved to know that asparagus is generally easy to grow and maintain, even for novice gardeners. For most gardeners, ... Read More »

3 One-Dish Meals You Have to Make this Year

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If you are a known foodie or home cook to your family and friends, chances are you found some cooking related presents under the tree this year. Among my new cutting board and veggie spiralizer, one kitchen present has stood out. Santa brought me a ceramic baking dish on Christmas, and I’ve been obsessed with finding new ways to use ... Read More »

Ultimate Guide to Apple Picking

apple picking

I love apple season. To me, it’s the one good thing about winter coming. Growing up I was allergic to apples (my face would blow up like Will Smith on Hitch). But now as an adult my allergies have changed (I heard they do every eight years or so) and I can now eat that forbidden fruit to the fullest. ... Read More »

Slow Carb Lasagne Recipe on Fit & Awesome

slow carb lasagne

I’m continuing on my blog tour around the Internet posting my favorite original recipes. This week, I published my slow carb lasagne on Fit & Awesome. Trust me, you don’t want to miss out on bookmarking this one! I tell you the secret to my best homemade meat sauce!! I use this meat sauce for this slow carb lasagne, regular ... Read More »

Tips To Make Your Barbeque Healthier (Without Sacrificing Taste)

food on the grill

Fall is just around the corner, bringing with it picnics, barbeques and time spent cooking on the grill. If you’re a self-proclaimed gill-master, chances are you already started digging out your favorite grill tools and “Kiss the Cook” apron in preparation. While it might not be possible for you to grill a more succulent steak or a more perfect, juicy burger, ... Read More »

Easy Black Bean Recipe on Live Half Full

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Hi friends! Today I posted on Katie’s lovely blog Live Half Full. Katie lives in the Chicagoland area and has quite an interesting past (she was a member of Team USA’s synchronized figure skating<–How cool is that!). Katie was sweet enough to let me post on her blog one of my favorite, easy dishes that I make whenever I don’t ... Read More »

Potluck Desserts, Best Frosting Ever, and My Sweet Mission

buttercream frosting

To kick off our new healthy living and recipes section on Homey Improvements, Alicia will be guest posting on a series of blogs with her favorite recipes. But don’t worry, you won’t miss a thing because she will be sharing a link to all those recipes right here! As well as introducing you to some awesome foodie and home bloggers. First ... Read More »

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