Father’s Day: Vegan Trail Mix Cookies

For Father’s Day, I decided to give my husband the gift of eternal life! …in the form of these super nutrient-rich cookies! (He’s not vegan, but I lucked out with a guy who is really into the idea of a plant-based diet as long as it includes hamburgers, too.) I thought I’d share my recipe,… [read more]

Tortilla-Crusted Tilapia

I’ve decided there is not nearly enough poetry in my life. Once upon a time, my life was all about poetry. I spent my senior year in college immersed in it. My senior honors project was an independent research paper and 2-hour presentation (yikes! ) focusing on the works of Emily Dickinson, Sylvia Plath and… [read more]

Summer Beet and Cucumber Salad

I saw an article this morning that said Facebook games are experiencing a big decline right now. I’d like to think that’s because we are a nation of such productive gardeners and farmers that we can’t bear the winter months without having something to hoe, and now that the real gardening season is underway, we… [read more]

Burger and Fries!

I have some catching up to do! What gets my vote for best 3pm snack this week?  These guys, who made a surprise appearance at my desk during the afternoon slump! They arrived courtesy of my friend who happens to be a registered dietitian, so I ate one happily, no questions asked, and packed up… [read more]

The Monday haps.

It’s a yucky Monday, but I sure ain’t complaining. I pumped over 14 ounces before noon today! It seems that cosleeping, Mother’s Milk tea and round-the-clock pumping work wonders for a dwindling milk supply. Many, many thanks go out to my La Leche League leaders for telling me that the dip in my supply was… [read more]