Author: Merman

totally paleo coconut custard cream pie

totally paleo coconut custard cream pie

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 […]

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take out the takeout – the starbucks soy chai tea latte

take out the takeout – the starbucks soy chai tea latte

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 […]

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girls just want to have fun

girls just want to have fun

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.

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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.

- mermaid

supper please – citrus pan sauce

supper please – citrus pan sauce

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 […]

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supper please – italian spinach

supper please – italian spinach

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 […]

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my mile came in at 48:12, 780 calories burned for the total swim. not bad for a monday.

- mermaid