Category Archives: breakfast

i’m around

I am back from Paris and have moved into the Little Green House (LGH [#LGH]). My life is busy, but mostly with great things. Here are some pictures. Also, I have a well-stocked wet bar now. Prepare for mixology.

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grapefruit olive oil muffins

*Check out my guest post at Cheekyness today about co-ops!* In case you haven’t picked up on it in the past few posts, this semester has been an exercise in stress management. I’ve always lived a stressful existence, and I … Continue reading

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tofu scramble

I rarely make breakfast, but when I do, I don’t mess around. Making breakfast means leisure. If I have the time to make breakfast, it means that I’m not being assaulted by my responsibilities from all sides 24/7. I break … Continue reading

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birthday cake cashew butter

Since I moved into an apartment and started venturing into the kitchen, one of the things that I keep learning over and over again is how much you can make yourself. Brownies don’t always come in a box! Taco seasoning … Continue reading

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musings on summer and baked eggs

[Psssst! Are you setting up your first kitchen? Check out this post for suggestions.] My Uncle Robert has told me a few times that college students change between their sophomore and junior years. He believes that, during those short summer … Continue reading

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cold-brewed iced coffee

Coffee is a really big deal to me. Kind of in the same way that meth is a big deal to some people. I drink drip. I drink fresh-ground beans. I drink dark roast and light roast. I drink lattes. … Continue reading

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red river cafe

The other day, Preston and I saw this sign: So we did. Well, not really. In all honesty, we’ve passed this cute cafe hundreds of times in the past year. Despite its name, it’s actually not on Red River, but … Continue reading

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whole-wheat meyer lemon blueberry bread

Did you know that using whole-wheat flour instead of all-purpose automatically makes baked goods healthy so you can eat as much as you want? Yup. Just ask the whole-wheat chocolate chip skillet cookie hanging out in my kitchen. Zero calories. … Continue reading

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quinoa-buckwheat granola

Say what you want about Rebecca Black and her hit single (uh… or something) “Friday“… but the girl’s got some sense. An essential part of her morning (along with “be[ing] fresh”) is eating breakfast. And that’s more than I can … Continue reading

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snow day!

(Let it be known that the original title of this post was “snoatmeal!” until I realized that sounded like a disease that horses got.) Snow days in Austin are a big deal. There’s something really magical about looking out the … Continue reading

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