Now that your sweet tooth has had ample time to recover from the holidays, let's do something fun with those leftover peppermint candies you have.
Get your dark chocolate and let's make some mousse (with just 3 ingredients)! ... Read More →
We're brunch people.
That's one of the things we missed most about Portland - it's somewhat of a breakfast and brunch mecca. Come taste, and you will see.
One of the first things we did when we got back was go to Bijou Cafe - our favorite breakfast spot. It was there that I discovered the tofu scramble that t0pped all other tofu scrambles - a masala-spiced, veggie-loaded, savory scramble ... Read More →
When I first started experimenting with vegetarianism and later veganism, one of the most difficult parts was figuring out how to get enough protein in my diet, and more importantly, how to get protein from a broad and healthy range of sources.
Trust me, if it was healthy to survive on peanut butter alone, I totally would.
Protein seems to be a murky topic. People either think we're either ... Read More →
Do I miss the Midwest? Hmmm.
I don't miss needing a car to go everywhere.
And I don't miss the freezing temps, ice and snow.
But I do miss family and friends,
our little corner apartment,
and my goodness do I miss the chai lattes at Kaldi's.
I shudder just thinking about how good they were.
It's been weeks and I'm having withdrawals. Straight up withdrawals.
I suppose it's time I ... Read More →
“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” - Mary Oliver
I couldn't resist sharing this quote from Essentialism by Greg McKeown, a book I'm very nerdily listening to on audio while working. This book came to me at the perfect time at the recommendation of my fashion blogger crush, Caroline of Un-Fancy. If you're into minimalist fashion, you need to go to ... Read More →
People who like tacos are good people.
I mean, how can you go wrong? Delicious, savory, crunchy, colorful fillings in a portable shell - it's literally what dreams are made of. Well, that and Peanut Butter Cup Pie, am I right? ... Read More →
Friends! How is the New Year treating you so far? Good I hope. Have you made any resolutions yet? Any luck at keeping them? I love this post by Zen Habits for inspiration on goal setting. Do share your ambitions in the comments - we'd love to know!
We've been enjoying our new digs in Portland, have met a few new friends, tried new restaurants and been enjoying a few chilly, winter walks. 2015 ... Read More →