PBJ Smoothie

IMG_1297Most mornings I have time to sit down, enjoy a nice cup of coffee and a breakfast usually consisting of over-medium eggs, toast, some sliced fruit, and yogurt. But who am I kidding, I have just as many days where I’m in a huge hurry and run out of the door with nothing more than coffee in a thermos, a granola bar for later, and a comb to try to tame my frizzy locks in the car on my way to wherever I’m headed. Okay, I might have lied. Unfortunately this is how most mornings look around these parts and I’ve been making a conscious effort to make more time for myself in the mornings even if it means waking up an hour early. Continue reading


Homemade Nutella & Peanut Butter Brownies


I’d like to say I’m lying. I’d like to tell you that it just happened, that it was completely unintentional, and that dipping pretzels in Nutella should totally count as dinner. But the truth is that I’m not lying, it was completely intentional, and yes, as a college student, sometimes my dinner consisted of Nutella and pretzels simply out of my laziness to muster up the energy, walk outside in the bitter, cold, Rhode Island weather, and hop on a shuttle to the dining hall. Now that I’m back home in warm and sunny Southern California, I no longer have an excuse to have dessert for dinner, and that dessert should be just that, dessert. Darn.

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