I’m a huge fan of corn (and no, I don’t mean the band Korn). I think it stems from early childhood when my grandpa would bring over fresh corn straight from his garden and it tasted like nothing else on the planet. Oh man my grandpa could grow and cook a mean corn on the cob.
“The trick is to only boil it for 2 minutes tops,” he would always say. “People cook it too long and it gets mushy.”
This trick passed on down the line to my mother and now me…
Continue reading “Creamy Corn Relish.”
I had to go to the dentist this past Thursday. 😦 No, it wasn’t just a regular cleaning/check-up – that happened a few weeks ago. This appointment was to “fix” a tooth. My dentist wasn’t quite sure what was going on with it. He said it was either partially fractured or I had a nasty cavity. In this situation neither outcome is ideal, but if I had pick, I was hoping for the cavity.
Continue reading “Fruity Nutty Smoothie.”
I have a confession: Bryan and I have been eating a lot of store-bought blueberry muffins for breakfast…
Big confession, huh?
Continue reading “Almost Perfect Blueberry Muffin.”
Let me start today by saying Happy Father’s Day to all the hard-working dads out there-especially this guy.
My dad taught me to waterski, use a hammer, be independent and strong, work hard, be reliable, love the outdoors, never settle, and most importantly, to not take any shit from nobody. 🙂 I’m so lucky to call this man my dad.
Continue reading “Just Some Photos.”
If you’re anything like me, you already love avocados in your salads, sandwiches, and maybe even like eating them plain – well, how about in your smoothies?
Continue reading “Avocado Blueberry Smoothie.”
Even though it’s almost always summer in south Florida, sometimes I crave big bowls of warm comfort food. And lately I’ve been feeling super fatigued – a few nights ago, Bryan said to me, “Mandy, you need to stop working so much.” And today when he left for work he said, “please do something fun today.”
He’s right (shhhhhhh don’t tell him I said that).
Continue reading “Warm Quinoa & Chickpea Salad.”
Let’s all pause for a smoothie moment….
Sip. Slurp. Repeat.
Ahhhhhh yes, refreshing isn’t it?
I’m sipping on a creamy, fruit smoothie, blended with strawberries and apples with a twist of natural honey sweetness.
Sip. Slurp. Repeat.
Continue reading “Strawberry Apple Smoothie.”