January 31, 2016

Sunday Sprinkles

 

  1. For someone who doesn’t care about the actual superbowl, I know I’ve been talking about it ALOT lately.  but that’s really because I loveeee friends! and I love food! and I love the event.  but also, I LOVE the idea of this superbowl bingo and will definitely be printing it out!
  2. my first week of half marathon training is over!  for those of you interested here are the stats i’m tracking in my running calendar: 1 week of half marathon training – 16 miles | January 2016 – 31.19 miles | longest consecutive run – 4 miles
  3. i’m thinking about starting a whole30 the day after the superbowl!  would you guys be interested in hearing about it again? or do you care more about getting the recipes?  what are you thoughts?
  4. this.
  5. frankie and i went on a date on Friday for a restaurant week deal and i had the most AMAZING kale salad.  it was shocking.  i’m thinking about how to recreate it for you. 
  6. i can’t remember if i’ve shared this article on making your own dressings.  if not, check it out!
  7. TV. still watching game of thrones and vanderpump rules.  We’re counting down the days until our good TV comes on.  ugh.  I HAVE gotten into a new show: fit to fat to fit.  its SO interesting.  oh and i’m still holding out hope for ashley and david on married at first sight.  i really want them to pull through.
  8. we went to noche yesterday and i had WAYYYY too many margaritas.  i was definitely feeling it last night and this morning.  wahhhh do i have to get older?  
  9. i’ve weirdly been french braiding my hair lately…. why?
  10. REUSABLE PRODUCE BAGS??? WHAT???? game. changer. 

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January 26, 2016

Cold Fighting Smoothie

Cold Fighting Smoothie | thepikeplacekitchen.com

back off winter.  i’m drinking my cold fighting smoothie over here and it’s WONDERFUL and DELICIOUS and its KEEPING AWAY THE SICKNESSSSS with NUTRIENTS.

plus, isn’t it just dreammmyyy with its pastel-y orange color.  ugh. its just SCREAMING creamsicle at you.  or I guess I’m screaming it at you?  i’ll stop screaming.

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January 24, 2016

Sunday Sprinkles

 

  1. today was a marathon recipe shoot!  i’ve got FIVE awesome recipes queued up for you guys. get excited.  i just wanna share them all nowwww.  would you rather see dessert or a cold-fighting breakfast first?  tell me, tell me!
  2. i finally finalized my superbowl menu and i’m SOOOoo excited for all the food!  someone else has buffalo chicken dip as their specialty, so instead of making my own i’m taking shredded chicken and making buff chix wontons!
  3. i went on a run on Friday and it felt SO good.  i was so happy to be doing it… then we get hit with ALL the snow, which means i can’t run home from work like i’ll want to… i might still pack up some gear and walk home.  
  4. i really need to start warming up before i work out.  its such a little thing that makes all the difference.
  5. P.S. i love this breakdown about losing weight for all you new years’ resolutioners!
  6. frankie and i ordered pizza and stayed inside the warmth of our apartment throughout Jonas yesterday.  it was super nice to finally have some snow.  but i’m already ready for it to be gone.  trying to march around in my hunter boots isn’t the easiest.  
  7. TV – i’ve been BINGEING on vanderpump rules.  is that gross? i don’t care.  i watch it when i’m in the kitchen cooking or doing the dishes.  it makes the time go by.  also, i started up on game of thrones again!  i never caught up in season 4 so i’m back at it.  
  8. on Friday frankie and i met up with his parents and brother downtown and went to dinner and then 230 fifth for their rooftop bar/hot chocolate.  ugh now i’m DYING to recreate their triple dark hot chocolate.  yesssss. (and yes, we wore the snuggies… obvi)
  9. do any of you use a chemex?  my coffee always comes out watery.  i think i need to grind it further?  i get worried it’ll be too fine.  maybe i need to suck it up.  sighhh.

 

January 19, 2016

Everything Pigs in a Blanket

Everything Pigs in a Blanket

hellooooo gorgeous.  (yes, i AM talking to my snacks.)  have you ever SEEN a more beautiful plate of pigs in a blanket?  HAVE YOU?  

the answer is no.  we both know the answer is no.

today, we’re brainstorming… superbowl style.  i know you didn’t miss me rambling on about prepping for our superbowl party on Sunday.  but in case you did…. i’m making ALL the things.  including this, this, this, and now THIS^^^ (complete with a few secret weapons… as per ushh).

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