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Quinoa Pizza Bites
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Quinoa Pizza Bites

Well the weekend certainly did me in. Lots of eating and lots of drinking, resulting in a few more wobbly bits to contend with. Healthy eating commence! The typical weaknesses that arise during my healthy lifestyle attempts can be largely attributed to a lack of preparation {as well as my overall lack of self control … Continue reading

Easy {banana} Pancakes
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Easy {banana} Pancakes

Aside from a bowl of cereal, this is one of the easiest things to whip up for breakfast. They are delicious, simple and {dare I say} healthy? Two ingredients. Yes. Just two. One egg and half a banana mashed up will give you a few decent sized pancakes. Here I topped them with cinnamon and … Continue reading

Fragments
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Fragments

Lately, aside from the cold I’m trying to get rid of, I’ve been enjoying all that’s good in an Iowa summer. The weather has turned warm, but hasn’t yet reached the thick mugginess one normally associates with summer in the mid-west. Fresh fruits and veggies, outdoor time with the dog {and cat!}, pure laziness on … Continue reading

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

I made a pie! My first one ever. And I’m going to claim it as homemade, even though the crust is store bought. Now that I know I can handle the filling, maybe next time I’ll try the crust. Similar to scones, pies were a dessert that I was a little wary of, deciding they … Continue reading

Let’s Read // 07
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Let’s Read // 07

The Circle – Dave Eggers Social media is taking over the world. I found this book very interesting and disturbing at the same time. Disturbing in the sense that while slightly exaggerated, most of what is described in the book is absolutely possible. And it’s a bit frightening. Makes me want to take a step … Continue reading

Caprese Salad with Avocado
Food

Caprese Salad with Avocado

I’m a huge fan of the Caprese Salad, as evidenced here and here. It’s such a refreshing blend of three very awesome flavors {my favorite being the basil -  oh sweet sweet basil}. Iowa Girl Eats, wise woman that she is, shakes up the original by adding a layer of awesomeness – avocado {recipe here}. … Continue reading