Gooood morning. Rather than pick one thing to talk about in this post, I feel like talking about some current events in bullet points… This morning I read a really interesting article from Al Jazeera about how American biotechnology corporations (basically Monsanto) are literally taking over the crop production around the world by enforcing farmers to … More Spicy chipotle pumpkin soup!
With the first day of October, Davis transformed from Summer to Fall. While this makes me sad for many reasons, mainly pants, there is one particular redeeming quality to the winter months…. Pumpkin. Pumpkin pie oatmeal, pumpkin ice cream, homemade pumpkin lattes, pumpkin yogurt, pumpkin pecan muffins, pumpkin scones, pumpkin cinnamon rolls, pumpkin & goat … More How to make your own Trader Joes pumpkin cream cheese!
Sometimes, I am a procrastinator. But I am a functional procrastinator – meaning that when I avoid a particular task, I make sure that whatever I do instead is accomplishing something. For example, on Tuesday I had a Systemic Physiology midterm at 3pm. Instead of studying for the 4 hours leading up to the exam, … More A functional procrastinator makes biscuits..
I am happy to report that the week has very much improved. On Tuesday, I told myself that it was a new day and to just relax and be happy. Life truly is good. I know it is cheesy, but I have so much to be grateful for. Sometimes, it is a fact that is … More Pumpkin Glazed Scallops and Caramelized Sweet Potato with Cinna-Pecan Cream
This week has been rough. Well, really just Monday. In the course of 5 hours I got rejected from getting in state tuition (even though I have been here in Cali for over two years), got into a minor car accident (on my way to…), missed my job interview, and embarrassed myself later in the … More Pumpkin Pecan Muffins
This week has just flown by! I have… -been studying for biochem -filled out paperwork and completed ridiculous tasks to try to get in-state tuition -failed to get my car fixed -GOTTEN A CALI DRIVERS LICENSE with a 100% on the written test! -applied for an internship -emailed 13 teachers offering slave labor in their … More Shhh…
Good morning! I am very excited for this post because I have a special recipe to share. I have been making this pumpkin pasta sauce since last year, but for some reason, I have kept it secret. It was this Teens Eat post that got me to type it out and share it! I have … More Flawless Fall: Harvest Pumpkin Pasta Sauce
It has been so long since I have blogged, and it makes me itch. Today, though, is Neighbors Night Out where there are different little parties all around the town to meet your neighbors. We are supposed to bring desserts, so I decided to make something delicious and fall themed. What could be more perfect … More Pumpkin Scones with Pecan Cream Cheese Glaze!
This recipe is for roasted pumpkin chickpeas. You can eat them by the handful for a nutritious snack or, as I recently discovered, you can put them in greek yogurt with almond butter and enjoy them for breakfast! Recipe: Serves 2 Drain 1 can of chickpeas and roll them around on a towel to absorb … More It’s chickpeazy!
This was so delicious! I can’t even tell you! I actually prefer it in ice cream form, but I like alliteration, so I named it pudding. It is essentially a higher protein, non dairy ice cream or pudding. Recipe: Serves 2 Blend the following until smooth, then freeze! For a pudding texture, remove from the … More Vegan Vanilla Almond Pumpkin Pudding