I just had this text conversation with my mom. Please recall, I’m a 32 year old woman with a professional job and a couple degrees and an awesome apartment I live in without roommates and a pet I haven’t killed and some plants that are alive still too. In all general aspects, I’m a grown-ass woman. … More Pie Hero
(Yes, this will go beyond my normal blathering on about my love of kale and quinoa. Don’t worry though… our love remains strong. I still adore them.) I try to be healthy in moderation, as all good things are done. I have my good weeks and my bad weeks. I do have some terrible food habits, … More 5 Healthy Things I’m Into Right Now
Those are the words that just came out of my mouth. I wish I was joking. Sometimes I am so much of a pretentious donkey-hat that I even annoy myself. To be fair, it was totally in context…
The riveting (I guess) conclusion to my tale of Lent gone effective, and how it actually, fundamentally, changed how I eat. (Catch up with Part Two or start the tale from its’ curious beginnings in Part One.)
As I had mentioned in the first part of my story of accidentally becoming 90% vegetarian, things went really well for the first day or two of Lent. Really, eating at home and making some lunches was easy and exciting with a whole new realm of recipes and ingredients to try. (Spoiler: I live close enough … More 90% Vegetarian, By Accident (Part Two)
It didn’t happen on purpose. It didn’t happen intentionally. It didn’t happen because I am a good person concerned about the well-being of animals.
Generally, I think I am a pretty decent eater. I don’t consume much fast food or soda or highly processed things. I LOVE vegetables, am roughly 85% vegetarian, and have made kale and quinoa main staples in my diet because I genuinely think they are delicious. Okay, so maybe I am a bit of a … More Five Food Habits I Should Break
So when I went to the Nutcracker over the holidays, a fairly new girl’s night tradition initialed a couple years ago, I did so with a purse full of cookies. I had been in the midst of my baking craze in the effort to mail cookies to friends near and far, and per usual made WAY … More A Purse Full of Cookies
The holidays tend to make me more domestic than usual. For some reason, I decided the best way to satisfy this need to create was to bake up a crap-ton (totally a technical unit of measurement) of my favorite holiday cookies and send them to some of my more remote friends.
Today I was thinking about all the great little kitchen doohickeys that make cooking and baking a better experience for me. You know, the silly appliances and utensils and doodads and thingamajigs that make your kitchen-projects easier or just more fun? Well, I wanted to say thank you to these nine gizmos and contraptions. (I added links in … More I Heart You, Kitchen Gadgets.