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.”
This may come as a surprise to y’all, but I am not a huge fan of spinach. Shocking, right? I don’t know what it is about it, but it’s never been a type of green that tickles my fancy. Perhaps it’s the boring, bland taste…or the large and obnoxious tasteless stems…
Continue reading “Healthy Green Smoothie.”
Bryan jetted (I mean yachted) off to the Bahamas yesterday. I’d like to say I’m getting used to him leaving, but I’m not. I don’t think I’ll ever get used to it. And this time, he’s gone for almost an entire month – the longest we have ever been away from each other. 😦
WOMP. WOMP. 😦 😦 😦
Continue reading “Things I want to Accomplish.”
I have a lot on my mind today. I’m not really ready to share what’s been consuming my thoughts lately, but I promise I will eventually…
Pinky promise! 😉
I spoke with my best friend Brooke – who I also just recently visited this week…
Boo. I miss her already. I also miss that little pup (Luna)! Isn’t she the cutest!?
Continue reading “Sweet Potato & Black Bean Veggie Burgers”
I always hate waking up on Monday mornings. And I hate Mondays even more the day after a holiday. Sure, Easter always falls on a Sunday and you don’t typically get days off leading up to it, or after it (I don’t anyway). But, for some unknown reason, I find it more difficult to go to work following a holiday.
Who’s with me on this one?
Continue reading “Slow-Cooker Black Beans & Rice”
I’ve been up since 5 a.m…
And it’s my day off…
Thanks uhhh-lot Bryan.
Honestly, as much as I hate the thought of crawling out of bed so early, once I’m up and have a cup of coffee in hand, I’m good to go. Quite frankly, I dig it. What’s not to love about the early hours of the morning – it’s still dark outside, most (normal) people aren’t awake yet, and it’s quiet, the list goes on…
Continue reading “Things I’m Lovin’ Lately- March Edition.”
Can you believe that it’s already February?
Can you believe the groundhog saw his shadow again…?
I can. He almost ALWAYS sees his shadow. In fact, I was so curious how often he actually sees it that I looked it up. If you’re curious too, here you go. You’re welcome.
Continue reading “Spinach & Feta Quinoa Cakes with Lemon Dill Sauce”