• Cooking,  Food,  Recipes

    Foodie Question

    In an attempt to conserve food, I decided to cook my somewhat mushy blackberries (those things are too expensive to waste). I added an apple (also a little mushy), cinnamon, a little almond milk…. And then I added pickled cabbage. The famous last words, right? I actually saw a recipe for this combination on Pinterest. To be fair, the cabbage wasn’t the problem. After mixing all the ingredients together, I decided to add some almond extract. I’m guilty of never measuring in the kitchen so I accidentally added too much extract! So, I’ve got a bunch of cooked fruit that needs a little tweaking and reasoning. Maybe I could make it into…

  • Health and Fitness

    Happy Fat Tuesday!

    So 2 years ago, I drove down to New Orleans with a bunch of friends and we celebrated Mardi Gras. This year is definitely not quite as adventurous. I remember being so thirsty one morning in NOLA that I woke up, went down to the hotel bar, and asked for some fruit. Wonder why I was so thirsty? 😉 Anyway, in honor of this fabulous holiday, how appropriate that I cut a pineapple this morning? My Dad actually brought me this pineapple and I was surprised to hear he paid a mere $2.00 for this baby. Pineapple is one of my favorite fruits but it can be pretty pricey at…