Happy Monday, folks! This weekend didn't really feel like a weekend...somehow Monday has already rolled around and I'm feeling out of sorts. It's probably because I now have a four-legged friend that is demanding all of my time with tail wags and face licks...but what can I say? He's worth it.Last week my mom brought … Continue reading Meal Prep Monday: Paleo Zucchini Bread Muffins.
If you make a cake for breakfast... ...it needs to require a special occasion. In this case, a last day in a city you love, for the people you love. If you make a cake for breakfast...it will start with the usual suspects: flour, sugar, baking powder, salt. If you're making a Vanilla Dream Cake, this … Continue reading If You Make a Cake for Breakfast…
Hi all! So...did you know that you don't have to fast for Lent on Sundays? This is MIND BLOWING news to me. I'm not Catholic and didn't really do this because of religious reasons, but apparently, you're allowed cheat days (46 days-Sundays-40 days). So, I decided I deserved one, and enjoyed a delicious burger at Josephine, and...felt … Continue reading The Gluten Free 40: Thankful for Sundays and French Toast.
Hello y'all. I've done a terrible, terrible thing. I took one of my favorite desserts—a warm, chocolatey brownie, topped with vanilla ice cream—and found a way to eat it during Lent without one moment of regret. Curious? This beautiful disaster started out with butter and sugar, the two main ingredients in anything worth loving, melting … Continue reading The Gluten Free 40: Brownie Sundae (I’m Going to Be Just Fine)
Hi everyone, Hope you are having a wonderful week so far! I'm proud to report that I've made it a full week through my Gluten Free 40 for Lent this year. It started off easy enough, but I do have to say that I have felt the pains of going gluten free...both involving pizza. Seriously, … Continue reading The Gluten Free 40: No to Pizza, Yes to Chia?
Good morning everyone! So yesterday was my first day of the Gluten Free 40 that I am doing for Lent this year. I have to say...it wasn't that bad! My biggest vice is breakfast—I could eat pancakes, french toast, and waffles every single day. But I ended up making a breakfast that looked pretty close … Continue reading The Gluten Free 40 Day 1: Mixed Berry Breakfast Muffins.
Hi friends! Can you believe that Christmas is upon us? I feel fully unprepared. Maybe it's because I spent a week of December in paradise...but I'm so behind on shopping, cookie decorating, watching Elf, and singing Christmas carols until I'm worn out. How am I supposed to cram that into two days??? When I stress, I … Continue reading A Christmas Twist on Apple Pie