The detox today was quite the success! I woke up and decided to forgo my usual coffee. I do not think that coffee is “bad for you” because we learned in Food Science that the effect that coffee has on our heath depends on our genetics. People who are fast metabolizers of caffeine (AKA can … More Detox: Day 1
One of the many reasons that I am obsessed with my house mates is because they appreciate good food. Just look at this recent creation: Marisa and Ruby whipped this up and I pretty much just sat and watched. I haven’t been cooking nearly as much lately as I would like to be. But I … More Quinoa Salad with Basil Vinaigrette
Aye aye ayeeeeeee! These were to die for! Courtney and I are just lounging on the couch right now with huge smiles. Success. Yussss. Hubba hubba Recipe: Serves 1, makes 4 tamales I highly recommend multiplying the recipe and freezing leftovers! The day before (recommended)… Bake 1 sweet potato at 400 for 75 minutes, until … More Sweet Potato-Quinoa-Pecan Tamales!
This morning I got to attend my absolute favorite workout class! Its called Plyoburn and it can only be found at Castle Hill Fitness in Austin. The instructor, Amid, is intense, and plays really good music for working up a sweat. Its all hip hop :). I seriously dream about this class when I am … More Plyoburn!!!
This breakfast is a great way to bust out of the norm. I was getting a bit tired of oats and wanted something with more texture. Recipe: Serves 1 In a sauce pan, bring a heaping 1/4 cup dry quinoa, 1/2 cup coconut milk, and 1/4 cup water to boil. Let it boil for a … More Coconutty Quinoa Porridge