It is almost Wednesday and that means I get to go home to Texas for a week! I’ve been looking forward to seeing family, high school friends, and eating Tex-Mex and BBQ for months now. Today, though, was wonderful as well. I started the day off with the usual coffee and greek yogurt bowl and … More ‘duck liver mousse?’ ‘omg so much vitamin A!’
Happy Monday dear readers! I hope your weekend was both relaxing and fun and that all of you on the East coast are safe! My weekend was packed. Between going out dancing in costume, helping a friend move, going for a lap swim (with my Olympic qualifying room mate…), and watching the Giants win the World … More mongolian beef
I am finally settling into a semi-regular routine here in the city, at least during the work week. I wake up and marvel at the amount of space I have. Compared to my old room, which was literally an oversized closet, my room is a yoga studio! yes, my old Texas license plate was BJ5 … More A day in the life: San Fran edition!
Grr. WordPress and I aren’t getting along. I just noticed that my last post got converted to an earlier draft that basically didn’t have any content. So if you were one of the people that saw that version and thought I was exceptionally lame, feel free to go back and check it out. Anyway, recipe … More and life begins
So, I am in a cooking rut. After pinning and re-creating dozens of recipes, I’m all kitchened out. Lazy. Plus, the weather here has transitioned from windy and freezing to sunny and oppressively hot over the course of about a week. Because our hoursehold tries to minimize use of the heater and air conditioning, our … More start saving yer bacon grease!
Hello! It is only day 2 of Spring quarter and I am already feelin’ the heat! And by heat I mean pressure, not really the temperature. Unfortunately. Hopefully, the sun will come out to play and stay put soon! I am so much happier when it is warm and sunny :). Before the weather gets hot … More not one, but two carrot + nut butter soup recipes.
Hello from the Texas hill country! It is blue bonnet season, and they are absolutely stunning. I think one of the coolest things that a First Lady has done is how Lady Bird Johnson planted millions wild flowers all along the highways in Texas. Now, every Spring, the sides of the roads are blanketed in … More one of the unexpected benefits of lifting + a recipe
Happy St. Patty’s day! I don’t know if I will be celebrating or not tonight, but I hope y’all do! Perhaps with a Irish lager or something. Am I the only one that hates all the St. Patty’s day recipes that infest the internet and blog world around this time? I’d rather not have Guiness … More greek chicken and pasta
Sometimes when I am studying for exam, I do a post about whatever it is I am learning. Yesterday, I had my last midterm in GI Physiology and the topics ranged from anatomy from the mouth to the small intestine, salivation, swallowing, digestion, and regulation of each, as well as gastritis, GERD, and a few … More The most manly dinner ever.
Three days off of working out, loads of vitamin C, and a pot of Tom Yum later, I am no longer sick! Getting back into the swing of things was harder than anticipated though. I felt so weak back at the gym and had to remove weight from several lifts, though I don’t think that … More A surprising ingredient…