fat balls

  go ahead and giggle.  fat balls.  say it a couple times and snicker a bit more, and, now that that’s out of the way, let’s talk about these fat and protein-packed little jokers that satiate like none other.     healthy fat is good for you.  healthy fat keeps your brain and body functioning,  your […]

double green summer tea

it’s early june, and the temperatures have been in the 90s for about a month already.  normally i would try to escape my landlocked city and find a nice, cool, body of water to sit in for the next two months straight, but we are (still) under contract on our house which requires us to […]

tropicanola (tropical granola)

it’s february 8, and i’m ready for summer.  clearly, i’m setting myself up for disappointment, but i think i’ve found a way to remedy my warm-weather longing.  behold, i give you tropicanola, a granola that will satiate any person’s winter blues with its cheery array of dried tropical fruits, ginger, nuts, seeds, and oats. i used […]

oh, balls! bliss balls

some might call these power balls.  they won’t make you a multi-millionaire, but they will keep you energized and enthused throughout your day, ready to go balls to the wall (too easy, i know). the last time i checked, the combination of chocolate and peanut butter served as my simple proof that God exists and […]

not your mama’s corn chowder

this is the only photo i have of my chowder.  why?  because i ate it all.  should i have garnished it and focused a bit more on presentation?  perhaps.  but that would’ve required me to delay its consumption, and that, my friend, was not about to happen.  so instead you’re stuck with this basic representation […]