BERRY CREAMSICLE SMOOTHIE

06.30.2013

“Idleness is not just a vacation, an indulgence or a vice; it is as indispensable to the brain as vitamin D is to the body and deprived of it we suffer a mental affliction as disfiguring as rickets. The space and quiet that idleness provides is a necessary condition for standing back from life and […]

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SUMMER VEGGIE PASTA + KALE PESTO

06.20.2013

It was one of those last-minute thoughts I often have when I’m procrastinating work on a late Thursday afternoon. Thoughts that are quickly followed by an overly enthusiastic text to the manfriend exclaiming, “It’s soooo nice out!!! Picnic by the lake tonight?!?!”  then me realizing I have a serious, if not borderline unprofessional, obsession with exclamation […]

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CORN + KALE FRITTERS

06.05.2013

Growing up, I was lucky enough to have cultivated an appreciation for local foods. I loved Peanut Butter Parfaits from my local Dairy Queen (ahem, still do). I adored the greasy thin crust cheese pizza from my local Carbone’s (MN friends – you know what I’m talking about). I grew a special affliction for the […]

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SPICED ALMOND BREEZE AU LAITS

05.31.2013

Two mornings ago, I completely forgot to put on a bra before going to my summer drawing class. Boasting my itty bitty baby A-cups, this is not a big deal at all. I confess that I “forget to wear a bra” more than I’d like to admit, often when I’m feeling lazy (which I confess […]

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THE BEST HOMEMADE NACHOS

05.20.2013

Once a month, the manfriend and I embark on a little thing we like to call, “No-Screen Sunday.” That means for an entire 24 hours, we aren’t allowed to look at, touch or most importantly, engage with any type of screen. No phones, no TV, no computer, no pieces of technology that are known to […]

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