Grilled Zucchini Salad with Halloumi, Tahini + Mint

“We know what the world wants from us. We know we must decide whether to stay small, quiet and uncomplicated or allow ourselves to grow as big, loud and complex as we were made to be. Every girl must decide whether to be true to herself or true to the world. Every girl must decide whether to settle for adoration or fight for love.”  -Glennon Doyle Melton It feels silly…

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Almond Butter Power Pancakes

The thing about hiking the Appalachian Trail is that you’re pretty much hungry all time. Although this wasn’t anything new to me, carrying 6 days worth of food on my back definitely was. People hike the trail in many different directions and sections, and you often pass others coming from where you are headed. They will sometimes tell you about the trail ahead, about some good camping spots or tough…

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Strawberry Buckwheat Tabbouleh (+ See You Soon!)

“Matt will tell you that he thinks everyone should take two trips in their life, one to get to know yourself and one to get to know your partner. And while he has now checked off both, I guess that means I have a free ticket to ride solo sometime in the future. But for now, the memories we made together on our little adventure in the north are enough…

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Roasted Potato Caesar Salad with Vegan Hemp Seed Dressing

“It had nothing to do with gear or footwear or the backpacking fads or the philosophies of any particular era or even with getting from point A to point B. It had to do with how it felt to be in the wild. With what it was like to walk for miles for no reason other than to witness the accumulation of trees and meadows, mountains and deserts, streams and…

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