Summery Soba Suppers

by Hillary on August 21, 2014

Girlfriend date nights are always welcome, especially smack dab in the middle of a busy week.

Last night I got together with my foodie friend for a healthy meal in her comfy and quaint apartment that she only moved into days prior.


Let’s cook!

She has already broken in the kitchen by making a jumbo Ball jar of blueberry ginger kombucha(!) and canning fig walnut thyme lavender jam; but, we celebrated good food and friends with mason jar Moscow Mules (of course!) and a kale soba noodle salad.


Mini Moscow Mules

Our inspiration for dinner was actually this Kale Salad with Peaches, Corn & Honey-Basil Vinaigrette, but we left aside the bread for buckwheat (soba) noodles instead. Lavender chevre and a fresh fig garnish made for an extra unique tasting experience.


Tonight, I used the leftover soba noodles and kale, added raw veggies and sesame, and tossed it all with homemade peanut sauce – nothing better than a cold noodle salad after a sweaty at-home workout!


What is the most random mix of ingredients you’ve eaten?


Currently {August ’14}

by Hillary on August 20, 2014



breaking in my new kicks (a.k.a. running more often)

juggling a full schedule

grateful for all the opportunities of late via this blog

anxious to launch my health coaching website*

indecisive about apartment decor; as a result, my living room is accessorized with furniture boxes

waking with half-caff cold brew every morning, headache-free

skeptical about the nut butter recall

munching on toast nearly every AM

missing my beau

feasting on local heirloom tomatoes, as is

inspired by this Instagram fitness guru


What are you grateful for, inspired by, munching on?

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*If you are interested in the IIN curriculum or think you might want a health coach for yourself, please contact me.


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