as soon as spring has sprung, i want nothing more than a three-tiered piece of coconut cake or a giant slab of coconut custard pie – basically, all day, every day. there’s something about the rich sweetness, the airy lightness and the white fluffiness that just sets my heart a flutter. it also sends my […]0
this past post-thanksgiving, my sister and i were out doing some christmas shopping when we saw a starbucks. she said, “come on, let’s get a soy chai tea latte.” now back before i cleaned up my diet, those were my jam! i had come down hard from quitting daily venti frappacinos and transitioning from 800 […]3
i love easy peasy food that is rich and delicious, that looks impressive, but really anyone could make blind folded, and most of all, that is self-contained. salmon en papillote, a fancy french way of saying salmon wrapped in paper, is a staple in our house. it’s delicious, can be prepared in a myriad of […]1
it has only just occurred to me that i’m dressed like an extra in the “girls just want to have fun” music video. why i never kept my rubber bracelets is beyond me.0
not quite a mile today, 1500 meters at 40:06, 590 calories burned. i blame it on the slow jams on my headphones and the 20 1st graders that hopped into my lane for a swim lesson. they sure were cute, but there was just no swimming around them.
any chance i get make a pan sauce, i take it. my merman says not everything needs a sauce, i beg to differ. a sauce elevates everything and generally all you need is what you have already in the pan to make it stunning. this one is easy, especially if you’ve already done all the […]1
italian spinach prep time: 5 minutes cook time: 5-8 minutes serves two i’m absolutely unsure of why i call this spinach side dish italian spinach, probably because of the crushed red pepper flakes, but whatever the reason, who cares?! it’s delicious, easy and is the perfect side dish in every way. ingredients: 4 cups raw […]1
how nice to walk into the gym and see this hanging on the wall! #swimming #truth1