One thing I don’t want to hear about at the moment: fall. No. Just no. I’m not ready. I don’t want to hear about pumpkins or yellow leaves or sweaters. Not just yet. Let me enjoy this sweltering heatwave. Let me enjoy the pool (if I can find one). Let me just enjoy the now, which is usually so hard for me to do, okay?
One thing I do want to talk about: ways to not be miserably hot. Firstly, air-conditioning. I typically think air-conditioning is like fake air and fake air is a little weird. BUT, it’s kind of necessary right now. Secondly, if I’m going float around a pool, I want to do it in a donut floatie. Can we all just agree that that’s awesome. And ridiculous. Which means all of us need one.
Thirdly, lemonade of all kinds. Specifically this one, because there’s raspberries and a vanilla bean and lemon juice. And, you get to smash the whole thing up which makes it fun!
This post should probably be titled “How to make a pie in a hour and a half” OR “How to look in your fridge and make a pie,” or maybe “How to make a pie when you don’t have your shit together.” All of these would be more accurate than the current: “Mixed Berry Pie.”
Teri and I made a whole pie appear in a hour and a half. That’s kind of impressive, no? I didn’t really even think that was possible. And it barely was. Can I be honest? This pie was the most make-shift, Sandra Lee, pie of a situation I’ve ever baked up. If you, too, wanna do this, I have some pie confessions/secrets to share… Continue Reading
I dig breakfast more than most. I’m the girl that wakes up early to make pancakes on a random Wednesday morning. But, you know, sometimes I need it to be fast and delicious…super fast.
I also don’t want it to create a mess or dishes. That’s for pie and cake. When I make a pie and make a mess, that’s expected. Dishes aren’t appropriate for a Monday morning breakfast.
So…I wanted to share with you a few of the things I’ve been eating for breakfast during the week. No pancakes, no elaborate egg sandwiches, just a few ideas that’ll take you five minutes or so.
The first one is my new obsession: Quinoa Oatmeal. I’ll make a big batch of quinoa and put it in a tupperware in the fridge.
When I’m ready for breakfast, all I do is heat it up with a splash of almond milk, spoonful of honey, dash of vanilla and cinnamon and top it off with some fruit and yogurt. Delicious. Warm. Crunchy. I’m in luuurve!
Carrot and Grapefruit Juice!! All sorts of delicious. And surprisingly filling. Citrusy, sweet carroty, and healthy, obvi.
Broiled Grapefruit with brown sugar and a teeny-tiny bit of ground ginger. It’d been wanting to try it ever since Joy posted it. This week I finally got around to it. It’s a little citrusy, a little spicy and whole lot of sweet…all in a good way.
This doesn’t take five minutes–it takes two minutes…if even that. Muesli with almond milk and raspberries. Totally not a recipe.
I’m digging muesli way more than granola these days–it’s less sweet and apparently a bit healthier? P.S. I totally eat this for dinner, too.
Peach and Banana Yogurt Smoothie. I did a really bad job with selling the peach part in that picture, didn’t I?
But you can see it peaking through the almond milk at the very bottom. Do you see the orange?! Barely, right…sorry! But it’s there. It tasted peachy, and all banana like.
I think a scoop of protein shake would make this a total winner.
What’s your fav fast breakfast meals?
P.S. I included a few loose recipes after the jump!