Category Archives: cooking

Recipes: Apple Rosemary Chicken, Truffled Mac and Cheese and Red Wine Green Beans

As promised in my last post, I am going to share the meal I prepared for my female friends on Valentine’s Day. This year, I really wanted to make something decadent and yet something that felt like a down home … Continue reading

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Pumpkin spiced oatmeal

I love the fall. The changing of the leaves, layering of the clothes, and the pumpkin spiced latte from Starbucks. In all honesty, the only reason why I love the fall is because of the pumpkin spiced latte. I am … Continue reading

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Gettin’ “Vegan” Wit it

If you are old enough you remember the classic “Gettin’ jiggy with it” by Will Smith. Not the coolest song out there but you do have to admit it does have a catchy beat.  I had this song in my … Continue reading

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Buh bye 2012…

Wow! We made it to the end of another year y’all! I don’t know about you, but 2012 was a big year of transitioning and growth for me. I started my career change by heading back to school to study … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks and Cake

Older brothers. Don’t we all love them? Whenever I sneak away to see my brother he requests a baked good. Usually it is in the form of a cake, sometimes I try to branch out and do bread or cookies. … Continue reading

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Relucantly “Falling” Forward with roasted butternut squash soup and stuffed eggplant

I am a summer baby, so I hate when my season of warmth comes to an end. Some times it comes softly, like a kiss. You notice the days are getting shorter and it is taking longer for the sun … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Tilapia with sweet potato quinoa and sauteed green beans

Sunday, a day of rest according to my religious faith.  I am still trying to remember what it means to be a student and find that elusive thing called balance. I got up and headed to a church in East … Continue reading

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Pre-Orientation Sweet Potato Bread (Cake)

Last week when I was bulk shopping in BJ’s, I think I lost my mind. I ended up buying this big behind bag of sweet potatoes with the intent to eat one for breakfast everyday subsequently. It really didn’t happen. … Continue reading

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10K to Dinner Party (or the day after I violated a chicken)

10K in the morning, dinner party in the evening. Sounds like great planning right? I think I didn’t really take in to account how tired I would be after the 10K. But after a nap, I was ready to host … Continue reading

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Eat Italian, but healthy: zucchini noodles with shrimp and goat cheese

It all started with a dream. After perusing various healthy and raw food websites, I started to dream about this kitchen gadget: What is it you may ask? Well my friend it is a vegetable spiralizer.  It has the ability … Continue reading

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