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Warming Up {majorly easy chili}

Warming Up {majorly easy chili}

We are actually having a heat wave. It’s been in the low 40s the last several days and I am legitimately sweating even though I’m not wearing 8309482 layers. Who am I??! Okay, that’s a separate issue. What I have for you today is a hearty bowl of healthy chili that will do your body good even when the … Continue reading

Preparation {overnight steel-cut oats & quinoa}

Preparation {overnight steel-cut oats & quinoa}

I’m pooped, y’all. Last semester was brutal both in terms of school and also personally—I lost my maternal avó (grandmother) in October, which shook me to my core. It still knocks the wind out of me. She was a phenomenal woman, and I miss her every day. Though the circumstances were devastating, getting home to the Bay … Continue reading

Bringing it Back {hot artichoke dip}

Bringing it Back {hot artichoke dip}

Hello, friends! My summer in the Windy City got away from me. It was eventful and busy! My first night I ate at one of Chicago’s best restaurants, Girl & The Goat, and the next morning saw one of my best friends graduate from med school. I squeezed in more great food at The Publican, The Bristol, and Frontera … Continue reading

On Comfort, II {nonna’s figassa}

On Comfort, II {nonna’s figassa}

A year ago, getting out of a rough spot, I wrote about some things comfort is. Last week, I was back in a rough spot and in need of some good, old-fashioned comfort. I was was the most stressed I’ve been since arriving in A2, with end-of-semester assignments and tests, gnarly weather, and even petty stuff like my snow … Continue reading

Autumn Days {chai-spiced pumpkin butter}

Autumn Days {chai-spiced pumpkin butter}

Michigan fall, you guys. Oh man, what beautiful stuff! I went up north with some friends a few weeks ago for our fall break, up to Starvation Lake, and it was amazing seeing the fiery reds, sunny yellows, vibrant oranges, and even some awesome chartreuse. Even just in Ann Arbor, the colors have been amazing. … Continue reading

One Month In {sunday shakshuka}

One Month In {sunday shakshuka}

Hey, folks! I am a newly-minted Michigander, still getting settled into my new midwestern life. I have been loving my program, my cohort, and my house…and Ann Arbor has been a wonderful place to get to know! Happy, happy, joy, joy. You know the drill 🙂 Really, though, if you’re going to move to the midwest from … Continue reading