Chocolate avocado shake for avocado haters

chocolate avocado shake

I hate avocados. They suck.  They taste like grassy…nothing?  And if you cut into them too early they aren’t smooth, but if you cut too late they’re mushy and brown, ugh.  Guacamole is weird and chunky.  And people just slice… Continue Reading

Greek fisherman stew on a snow day

Greek fisherman stew

Snow days as an adult are glorious. Waking up like a kid on Christmas, peeking through the blinds at the measly 3 inches of snow, and eagerly checking my work website for the notice: Campus is closed… Then right back… Continue Reading

Portable lunches for taking to the gym

portable lunches for taking to the gym

Packing a healthy lunch is hard work.  All the traditional lunch choices, i.e. sandwiches, soups, and salads, get so boring after a while.  The internet teases me with posts like, “40 Salads That Are Great For Lunch!” but they all… Continue Reading

Lemon-garlic tilapia with warm lentils and mozzarella

lentils

Geez, what a title.  Though, I guess having a wordy, descriptive title makes me more legit…now I can hang with the other food bloggers.  Until they see my photos and kick me off the internet.  Crappy-camera-phone-in-my-poorly-lit-kitchen-pictures FTW. Anyways. It seems… Continue Reading

Reflecting on May and setting goals for June

Woooo!  May is almost over.  In my neck of the woods, that usually means we swing our attention from tornadoes to heat stroke, which I’m actually okay with.  Tornadoes are super stressful. I wanna take a few minutes and reflect… Continue Reading

Caprese Bites recipe//pruning basil plants

caprese bites

Every gardening guide I’ve ever seen has recommended basil, and for good reason.  It loves full sun (so you won’t accidentally scorch it), it’s hard to kill, there’s a ton of varieties, and best of all, it tastes amazing.  I… Continue Reading