I hope yours is off to a great start. Who’s watching the football games? I’m watching in the spirit of seeing my dad’s favorite team to to the Super Bowl. Go Vikings!
In the meantime, here’s what this week had in store for me, myself, and the interweb.
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If you’re not doing things that scare you, what are you living for? We learn, grow, and succeed by doing things that scare us.
Music of the Moment:
Still one of my all-time favorite Sia songs. Back when she still showed her face. Such a powerhouse of a tune!
Last weekend, I got to spend some much needed quality time with my long last Southern roomie in NYC. Many laughs and mimosas were had, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.
Since I spend the majority of my time each day on the computer, I got a pair of these blue-light blocking glasses to help with eye strain and fatigue…and to fill my desire to wear glasses without actually needing them. I can definitely notice a difference so far, and think I’ve even convinced the boyf to get a pair. #Twinning.
If you saw my Instagram stories on Friday, you would know I had a bad run-in with hot beverages for the day. Starting with exploding chamomile tea bags, then dumping coffee grounds in the SAME EXACT PLACE. Maybe I should stick to iced beverages for a while…..NAH!
Burnt Carrots with Honey, Black Pepper, Butter, and Almonds – Alexandria’s Kitchen
I know, the idea of purposely burning your food sounds cruel. Think of how envious your newbie cook self is that burning food is cool now. These carrots give a whole new meaning to delicious.
Chickpea and Kale Glow Bowl with Dreamy Tahini Dressing – Averie Cooks
Never have I ever been more excited for leafy greens and legumes. This is definitely going on the lunch list this week!
Dark Chocolate Puppy Chow – JoyFoodSunshine
When in doubt, add chocolate and peanut butter. As if this addictive dessert couldn’t get any better…
Food is Not Just Fuel – Chelsea’s Healthy Kitchen
No one NEEDS ice cream, but life is much better for me when it’s involved. Let’s stop giving food so much power and LIVE. Kale chips and chocolate chips included.
Four Words to Eliminate From Your Food Vocabulary – Kale, Quinoa, & Cookies
They do nothing to serve you. Words are powerful, so let’s make them a positive environment, kay?
A New Way to Think About Self Care – The Foodie Dietitian
I LOVE this post so much. Make 20-18 the year of YOU, and rethink ways we can be more kind to ourselves.
From the blog:
This time 7 months ago I …
… made ice cream cake cupcakes basking in a pool of peanut butter. If perfection was in the form of a dessert…it would be having this for dessert.
New Jersey Folks!
Join me tomorrow. 1/22 at the Whole Foods in Princeton at 11 AM for a custom store tour focused all on adding more plant goodness in your diet! You can still register for the event here –> http://bit.ly/2DAr5Dw
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