On My List: Cozy Fall Soup Recipes (Vegetarian)

On My List: Cozy Fall Soup Recipes (Vegetarian) | Sense of Sunny

With fall finally in the air, it’s time to rejoice and bust out the crock pots. Lately, I’ve been craving all things warm and cozy. A giant bowl of steaming hot soup is perfect for the occasion. The magic of cooking really comes to life during the process of making soup, with the combination of flavors and smells wafting through the kitchen. Most soup recipes have pretty large serving sizes that make for a great dish to serve up at a party or tailgate, or enjoy as leftovers all week long. Below is a list of soup recipes that epitomize the season. Happy cooking!

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Favorite Things 2.0

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Favorite Things 2.0

Hi, friends. Long time, no see! It’s been a little hectic around here this summer. Between short trips, long days at work, being in a wedding, and only having 24 hours in a day, I’ve found it quite difficult to work up the gumption to formulate cohesive words to share with you all. Despite all of that, I’m never gone for good. And this time around, I have words. So many words! It’s funny how quickly one small discovery can change everything. For me, these changes are coming in the form of living a more natural, chemical-free life. While I promise to go into more detail about this in a future post, I just had to share with you all the tip of the iceberg–my favorite things lately.

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On My List: Healthy Living Cookbooks

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On My List: Healthy Living Cookbooks | Sense of Sunny

On my pursuit of living well, I am always on the lookout for new ideas to come to life in the kitchen. Cooking for one is definitely not always easy, but getting to decide whether it’s mac and cheese night or something-cooked-with-wine night is an unparalleled luxury. At a very young age, I learned the art of Food Network marathons. In my very old age, I over-pin to my “bon appétit.” Pinterest board when hunger strikes. However, before cable TV and the Internet, there were good ol’ fashioned cookbooks.

With many of my summer celebrations now over, it’s time to get back into sustainable healthy habits. Food seems to be the easiest way for me to start fresh. These five cookbooks are in a sea of billions, but their focus on guilt-free healthy living caught my attention.

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Favorite Things 1.0

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Favorite Things 1.0 | Sense of Sunny

Can you believe it’s already May?? Time just flies right on by. Today I’m sharing a new series! One of my blog weaknesses is reading lists and link roundups. Mostly because I’m nosy about what other people are doing and discovering. Hopefully my favorite things will inspire you to discover more of yours.

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Currently Playing: Podcasts

Currently Playing: Podcasts | Sense of Sunny

I used to travel back and forth between campus and my parents’ house for college breaks. During an average academic year, this would amount to at least 10 four-hour car rides that I desperately needed to get through without looking at my phone or crying of boredom or sleepiness (that happened…) The podcast world is one that I’m so lucky I discovered, and I haven’t looked back since.

There are so many reasons why podcasts are perfect. They pass the time, spark all sorts of creativity and inspiration and not to mention, they don’t give you car sickness! A win-win-win.

This week I will be doing a lot of sitting around as I fly my way to Florida for wedding celebrations and fun in the sun. I have my book club read ready to go, but wanted to get my podcast arsenal updated. These are some of my recommendations.

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Easy Like Sunday Morning

Easy Like Sunday Morning | Sense of Sunny

Good morning, friends! One of my all time favorite things about the weekend is when I can wake up early on Sunday morning, have a warm mug in hand, and enjoy the calm that comes before the rest of the world starts their day. Quiet moments like this allow my buzzing mind and inevitably crazy week ahead seem just a little more bearable. There are enough complicated things in our lives, and Sunday mornings do not need to be added to that list. I’ve pulled together a few things to help you start your day with ease. Enjoy!

The perfect playlist for that coffee-in-hand feeling.

My all time favorite Vanilla Almond Granola recipe for an easy breakfast all week.

The best search engine for book lovers who always need a good recommendation.

Happy Sunday!