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Fun with Macro Lenses

Happy day after Christmas! The presents have been opened, wrapping paper and ribbon is strewn about the house, and we are busy getting organized to leave for Europe tomorrow! We’re just hoping this doesn’t interfere: I mean, the weathermen are always wrong about huge snowstorms, right? Right?? (Actually, the snow “storm” has Continue Reading …

Leftovers Made Awesome & Fats + Oils Lab!

Hellooooooo! First things first — how to make leftovers awesome. (I definitely have an entire category on my blog entitled “Leftovers Made Awesome,” by the way. Check it out ;) ) One of my favorite things is taking something that’s sitting around in the fridge looking sad and making it into a new masterpiece :) On Friday at lunch, I Continue Reading …

No. More. Dairy!!

Before I get to my Food Science Lab recap… I just have to share my salad from lunch yesterday. So tasty (and pretty, too)! Since I have some leftover canned sweet potato from making my epic Sweet Potato Whole Wheat Bread Pudding, I decided to whip up a variation of my Black Bean & Pumpkin Veggie Burgers, but using sweet potato, Continue Reading …

A New 5 Minute Lunch + Philly Meet Up!

Good morning! I made another awesome 5-minute lunch this morning to take to work! If you’re a new reader, check out my other posts in my 5-minute packable lunch series: How to pack lunch in 5 minutes flat: part 1 How to pack lunch in 5 minutes flat: part 2 The 5 minute leftover special + tips for avoiding office junk food A delicious Continue Reading …

Avoiding Office Junk Food Temptation

Hello friends! I had another super delicious 5 minute leftover special lunch today at work! The star: Major yum! I started with a huge tupperware filled with mixed greens. And then tossed in whatever random leftovers I had in my fridge :) Kidney beans: A serving of the aforementioned rice mixture: Beets: Yellow pepper and Continue Reading …

Leftover + Leftover = New Awesome Meal

Mmm… all this talk of leftovers in the 5-minute lunch post comments yesterday got me brainstorming! I defrosted the remainder of my BBQ Chickpeas with Sweet Potatoes & Bok Choy for dinner last night. I decided to mix it with the rest of my brown rice leftover from lunch yesterday — and voila! Delish! The grains soaked up the BBQ sauce Continue Reading …

A CamelBak 8 Miler

Hellooooo! I’m officially obsessed with my new CamelBak!! Finally!!! After trying and hating both handheld water bottles AND water belts… I have found a match :) I may or may not have had some trouble figuring out how to use it, though ;) My mom is in town so she came outside with me to do a little CamelBak photoshoot. Things started Continue Reading …

Nom-licious

Another amazing lunch was had at work today courtesy of the depths of my fridge and the powers of Tupperware! Leftover baked tofu, Santa Fe style brown rice, sliced zucchini, red peppers, avocado, and TONS of salsa, all on top of a lovely bed of kale. Mmmmmm mmmmm good! I love throwing half my fridge into a Tupperware and calling it lunch. Continue Reading …