Where The Green Grass Grows

May 14, 2015

This is going to be one of those photos I come across in the dead of winter and long for the warmth and greenery of spring! The sun is twinkling through the trees and turning everything neon today. And boy was I thankful to see the sun up already when I left for Plyo Max […]

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Summery Quinoa Salad with Strawberries, Avocado and Lime

May 14, 2015
Initial recipe pic

I have another UVA dietetic intern with me this week! Rachel dreamed up this delicious summery quinoa salad that I shared on Instagram earlier this week, and we made it together on Tuesday. It’s DEE-licious!! Here she is to tell you all about it… As summer is approaching fast and 80+ degree days are becoming the […]

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Stink Bug Hide And Seek

May 13, 2015

^^ That’s just what’s going on in my office this afternoon. I am afraid of SO many kinds of bugs (Palmetto bugs, camel crickets, spiders) but for some reason stink bugs don’t scare me. I’ll pick them up alive to throw them back outside! There is one that is playing hide and seek on my […]

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Smoky Tofu Pasta Salad

May 13, 2015

I am super excited to share this recipe with you today! I’m sure you know this, but my recipes are not set up with props in a light box or taken to an office the next day. They are me cooking for real in my kitchen, and we eat everything I make. This summery pasta salad is a […]

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Easy Slow Cooker Black Beans

May 12, 2015
Slow Cooker Black Beans

Let’s all bow down to the mighty slow cooker. It wins again! Matt brought home some local dried black beans from Steadfast Farm from the city market last week, and I decided to meal plan around them. After all, a pound of beans makes a LOT of food! Tuesday: nachos. Wednesday: quesadillas. Thursday lunch: bean […]

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Second Chances

May 11, 2015

It sure is a hot one outside today! I’m hiding out down in my office cave, but I should be up on my laptop on the porch! First, can we talk about Survivor!? I’m assuming those of you who watch have caught up and heard the announcement about the new Second Chances season? SO PUMPED!! […]

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Weekend Things!

May 11, 2015

Where do I even begin!? First by wishing a happy day-after-mother’s day to all the moms out there!! Including my moms by birth and marriage! Our weekend started on Friday, as most weekends do, with our first Fridays After Five of the season! Mazen’s new thing is climbing on me like a jungle gym : […]

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