Contemplation, Goals and Achievements

Confidence and Laments

I’m writing this today not because I have an answer, not because I have some inspirational story about how I’ve arrived past all my struggles. I’m writing this today because I’m grieving. Grieving what should have been. Grieving what could have been. Grieving the brokenness in this world. Grieving that it's so hard to make… Continue reading Confidence and Laments

Contemplation, Family Life, Goals and Achievements

Discovering a New Normal

It's about time. I feel as though I've been in limbo for the past 10 months before Aurora was born. 10 months before her birthday, in October of 2017, my husband and I had a normal routine in our lovely apartment and life was predictable. Then we decided to move, and at the same time… Continue reading Discovering a New Normal

Culinary Adventures, Family Life, Goals and Achievements, Health

Breakfast: Antioxidant-rich Breakfast Bars

So our next breakfast adventure are these delicious antioxidant rich breakfast bars. I made a double recipe of this to refrigerate and be breakfast for several days over the rest of this week and weekend. Antioxidant-rich Breakfast Bars 1 medium ripe banana 1 cup old fashioned oats 1 cup frozen blueberries, thawed 1/4 cup raisins… Continue reading Breakfast: Antioxidant-rich Breakfast Bars

Culinary Adventures, Family Life, Goals and Achievements, Health

Dinner: Acorn Squash Supreme

This week I've begun incorporating the recipes found in Dr. Joel Fuhrman's book Eat for Health into our daily life. I'd been mostly winging it with this whole vegan thing for the past several weeks (though some of that has been friends bringing us meals, so I've been off the hook a lot during Rory's first… Continue reading Dinner: Acorn Squash Supreme

Culinary Adventures, Family Life, Goals and Achievements, Health

Breakfast: Apple Supreme

This was a recipe I started with in experimenting with new breakfast options for my gluten-allergic vegan husband. It turned out wonderfully, although I'd tweak a couple things: I'd add more of the almond/soy milk, and I'd bake it twice as long for softer apples. But you do you, and the recipe the way it's… Continue reading Breakfast: Apple Supreme