Breakfast on the porch. Peaches are in season this time of year, and I can't get enough of them. A couple days a week, I've been enjoying this Peaches & Cream Smoothie: 1 Banana 1/2 large peach 1ish cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1 scoop your favorite protein powder ( I use Vega or Sunwarrior… Continue reading A Day in Eating
Nope. No baby yet. I am still enormously pregnant and growing ever impatient. I'd post a pic, but really--do you need a picture of a sad, pregnant lady? Instead, here is something I saw on Instagram today: And it made me laugh. Until I started to think. Because I have spent my fair share of… Continue reading Eat More Green Things.
I love fall flavors. Butternut squash is one of my favorite, favorite things. So, anything with butternut squash gets my automatic vote of approval. But I also had some leftover quinoa salad to use up. So, I thought I'd mix the two & serve it with greens doused in Alpine Avocado dressing. Soooooo tasty! To… Continue reading Fall Flavors
Heading from Rifle, to get to Durango, you get to pass through some of the most beautiful places in the US. The above photo was taken somewhere in between Ridgeway and Ouray. Ouray is nick-named "The Switzerland of America." Here's why: When I lived in Durango we used to drive over the passes to Ouray… Continue reading Go West Young Man (Part Durango)
Main Course: *Please excuse the early morning, bleary eyed phone shot. I hadn't had my smoothie yet. But trust me, you want to try this stuff. I am so in love with Sun Warrior Vanilla protein powder. It makes the yummiest smoothies, and has a super sexy nutritional profile. Dairy, soy, and gluten free, this… Continue reading Two Things:
After a year of living on the front range, we have a stash of favorite hikes within about 30 minutes from the city. And peaceful and beautiful as they may be, sometimes you just have to seek out a new trail. So today we went here: A little above Evergreen High School is this web… Continue reading Weekend Warrior
I know, I know. Pasta? Rotini pasta? Are you kidding us? I mean, who eats pasta anymore. Really. Could you not have used some quinoa? And Swiss Chard instead of Kale? Don't you know that Kale and Quinoa are HOLY? Whatever. Sometimes a girl just needs pasta. This was one of those times. One of… Continue reading Eat More Carbs.
vs. In our house lives two very different palates. He is a meat eater. I am vegetarian. I love to eat green things. He likes bacon. I prefer savory, he likes inducing a runny nose kind of spice. We eat our fair share of Mexican & Mexican American food as a result. It's not that… Continue reading Taco Salad Tuesday
My first post, and I'm already serving up left-overs. Not that I have anything against leftovers, do you? But for a first post, you'd expect something, well.... But leftovers it is. Because yesterday was my birthday. And we went here: Watercourse foods . It's a vegetarian/vegan restaurant that I've been wanting to try pretty much… Continue reading Leftovers