“When the winter came the Grasshopper had no food, and found itself dying of hunger, while it saw the ants distributing every day corn and grain from the stores they had collected in the summer.” –“The Ant and the Grasshopper,” Aesop’s Fables
I can’t deny it any longer.
Summer is winding down.
Hard to believe August is nearly halfway done! Where did the summer go?Read More »
In my green smoothie bowl post, I mentioned the wonky fridge. But there’s only so much wonky-ness you can take. One minute, stuff in the freezer is rock-hard and yogurt in the fridge is icy; the next minute we’re dumping out rotten, chunky milk and soupy ice cream.
Enough was enough. So we got a replacement, and all is well.
Sadly, though, the damage was already done. The super ripe bananas and peaches I had frozen—having undergone cycles of freezing and defrosting—were basically a mushy, unrecognizable mess, good for one thing . . .Read More »
“You are like a chestnut-burr, prickly outside, but silky-soft within, and a sweet kernel, if one can only get at it. Love will make you show your heart some day, and then the rough burr will fall off.” Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott
My love of granola—the personification of crunch perfection floating in a pool of almond milk, cupped in my hand and snacked on after a long, exhilarating walk, swirled in a plop of Greek yogurt, or studded atop my peanut butter-smeared wholegrain bagel is . . . hmm . . . let me see . . . Read More »
I don’t mean to brag or anything, but this is one of the best recipes I’ve ever created.
And that’s no joke.
While many are using this first day of April as an opportunity for pranks and joshing around, I’m busy analyzing the components of a smoothie bowl as my mind wanders and my pulse throbs with the joy of what April 1st means to me:Read More »