l is for lemons

A little behind here, but let’s get back to it. To catch-up, This will be diving into Joy Bauer’s food info for letters I, J, K, L, M, N, O & P. Instead just the first four. Luckily there are a good amount of shorter categories so it shall flow nicely. Here we go… lol…

e is for edamame

Alrighty day TWO. Going to break down letters E, F, G & H. Let’s get right to it. E is for… Edamame –“Edamame are a very good source of high-quality carbohydrates and lean protein, which makes them a good food to enjoy if you are trying to lose weight or if you are at risk of…

a is for arugula

For the next 6 days I am going to be sharing, breaking down, and commenting on Joy Bauer’s “Should I Be Eating” alphabet catalog of goods foods/ingredients and why! I think misinformation is often a factor for people when it comes to food. I also think that continuing to be open-minded, and learning about different…

toast post

Hi y’all! It has been way too long. At the start of this 2020 year I have many short & long term goals on my list of to-do’s. One of those is keeping up with this site! I tend to come back here when I need some inspo, or a recipe, or am curious about…

roll call!

ROLL CALL – my fav MA restaurants addition! I often get asked by friends and family “Where should we eat?!”. I used to never, ever know. My young, naive, picky ass would never have been asked, and if she had been the answer probably would have sounded like “uhhh where ever the best pasta and…

cookbook collection

Alright…this is going to be a short and sweet one…with the words that is. Simply a place for you to get exactly what you need out of this post. Often people ask me where I get the recipes I cook from, or how I come up with inspiration for my own ideas in the kitchen….

hello spring, lovely to see you

“spring : a lovely reminder of how beautiful change can truly be.” you ready for it? I certainly am. I LOVE spring time. the weather gets warmer, there are so many fun things that start happening outside, the SUN, and of course a new group of foods are in season! going to share a bit…

sláinte!

sláinte – “Translating to ‘Good Health’ in English, sláinte [SLAHN-chə] is an Irish saying that derives from the Old Irish word slán, meaning “healthy” or “safe”.” St. Patrick’s Day is upon us! I am a very Irish human, and St. Patrick’s Day was always a holiday my family went above and  beyond to celebrate! From…

but first…coffee

Coffee…oh the love I have for coffee. However, a new love that is. Taste buds change as we get older, which I find fascinating, and for me coffee was one of them! Or it was that all of my friends would order french vanilla iced coffees with such a large amount of cream and sugar…

smoothie encyclopedia

I wanted to share, in a more permanent place, some of the smoothies I make often. Others I have saved for a time I may need them, all are easy to make ahead of time, or on the spot! Many of these I have shared on my Instagram stories, however now…you can come find the…