Is it raining where you live? It’s been raining here for days and days and there’s more on the way. Umbrellas for all!
Here are some food highlights from the first half of the week!
Overnight oats with raspberries and peanut butter. Simple. Delicious.
Lunch at Roots Natural Kitchen! I met a friend at this relatively new spot located on the UVA corner. It’s not easy to get to (involves parking in a garage), but boy was it worth the visit!!! This is now one of my top lunch spots in town.
Check out the menu –
They are either kale or grain based, and the ingredients and dressings are all so good!! I got The Southern with a rice base and BBQ tofu – it was outstanding!!!
Another day for lunch I had a mug of leftover chili with pimento cheese melted in. Why have I not though to do this before!?
And finally, a working lunch at Paradox. They have a special where you get a side salad, soup and cookie for $9. I had this potato spinach soup and half of a Hot Toddy cookie for dessert!
For Karen’s last night here (yes, I am totally kicking myself for not taking any cute photos of her) we made a really interested tubular pasta with smoked salmon and red peppers plus a caprese salad on the side.
And finally, I found these guys at Whole Foods. Near the butter shelf, naturally! They are little layer cakes in a jar. They were $4 and 370 calories a pop, but I HAD to try them! They come in about 8 different flavors, including salty caramel and chocolate. The good news is they are rich, so you can have a single bite of cake after dinner and be satisfied. I’ve only had a bite of the vanilla and it was fab! I’ll give you an update when I try more!