I’m feeling much better today! Thanks for all of your “get better” messages. :) I realized I had this same thing happen in early June, when the seasons were changing. It has technically been “fall” for awhile now. However, I would say fall officially started in the last week or so, with a more dramatic temperature change. Friday night it started with a lot of sinus pressure and a sore throat and then turned into dizzy/nausea/headache. After realizing it was the same thing, last night, I used used my neti pot + a nose spray and was feeling 80% better this morning.
Now to more important things…like trying to recreate the Vienna coffee I had on Sunday. It’s not quite there yet, but I’ll be sure to post the recipe when I get it right!
I never really thought to heat milk + use the immersion blender to froth it up and finish by pouring coffee on top. Even without any cinnamon or vanilla, this frothy milk + coffee is really delicious! I’ve been using almond milk and love the little extra kick of flavor.
Mandel bread oats? Ohhhh yes. The perfect crunchy topping.
Smothered with peanut butter, banana, and crunchy buckwheat.
Fresh batch of homemade pnut butter. Creamy + delicious. Has anyone tried the rolled oats + oat bran + flax meal combo yet? I’m slightly obsessed with it!!
- 3T rolled oats
- 3T oat bran
- 2T ground flax meal
- 1 1/4c milk of choice
- 1/2-1t cinnamon
- 1/2 banana, thinly sliced
- Add milk, oats, bran, flax, banana, + cinnamon to a pot over medium-low heat.
- Stir/whisk to combine.
- Let simmer for about 5-10min, until thickened to desired consistency. Stirring occasionally.
The flax really fluffs up the mixture and give it a nuttier flavor. The oat bran makes it extra creamy!
I’ve been drinking a lot of this white tea. I love Rishi tea and this Plum Berry is delicious! I’m particular about my teas, and for a fruity tea, this is top notch.
Love all the dried berries and pretty colors.
She has such awkwardly long limbs!
contemplating the morning
Kenna does not care at all.
Even during the ankle biting, she’s like “whatever brown dog, I just want this bone.”
For lunch the other day, I reheated the DEElicious pumpkin chili. I put it in a pot and threw in a handful of mushrooms and a bunch of chopped kale. They were both delicious additions, and next time I might add them from the get-go. Well, not if Chris is eating it though. He hates mushrooms and he LOVES kale but only in “kale chip” form. :)
I also made a grilled mushroom + cheese tortilla. Crispy – Melty – Tasty
I wish I had more of this!!
For dinner last night, I ate a calzone the size of my head. And it was AHmazing. [hellooooo terrible kitchen lighting!]
Packed with spinach and obviously tons of cheese. The crust was perfect and the sauce was fresh + flavorful. Very excited to have found Pulcinella Pizzeria. Super impressed!
So….guess what today is???
ONE year blogIVERSARY!!!! This date totally snuck up on me! I’ll be talking about this more soon. But for now, a HUGE thank you to my lovely readers for your continued support with my blog, photography, writing projects, header designs, and life! It is appreciated more than you know. :)