Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Everyday Whole Grains; Part 1

One half of French and Farrar, me … Steph … is 5 days into an elimination diet called the Whole30. Two days ago, day 3, I was feeling strangely hungover and sluggish after wiping all traces of sugar, grains, dairy and alcohol from my system. My first thought upon waking up that day was, “what the hell am I doing?” and “I didn’t drink last night, did I?” and “isn’t this cleanse supposed to make me feel better?”

Then I channeled an incredible Sunday, two weeks ago, where I indulged in delicious, healthy whole grains, drank Rose’ and played in the kitchen with friends. Only 25 more days to go, and until then, I’ll reminisce.

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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Baked Eggs with Leeks and Mushrooms

Lately seems like the best time to get real. The “birth of no” has begun.

I can only stand so many birthday parties. It’s the perfect thing to do on a weekend with kids who need to be entertained, but nonetheless, a bit of a timeworm. Having kids has given me opps to meet some incredible people, so I’m stoked for our time together. It’s just… how is it possible to keep track of it all?  Work is one thing… but personally… a limitless to do list is standard at this point, right?

So, baked eggs. With their grounded friends, mushrooms, leeks, & thyme.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Try it. You Might Like it.

A few things about my dad: he grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, attended Oklahoma State University, and still proudly wears black and orange on game days in support (in the privacy of his own home of course; dreadful color combination any day other than Hallow’s Eve).

Oh, and he hates asparagus.

Truly, truly hates asparagus.

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Banana Bread and a 4-year-old

I despise waste. In all forms. Trash, food, time, energy. I abhor throwing trash in bins, food reaching any expiration date, spending time in traffic, visiting an acquaintance who can’t pull away from her own selfishness.  Lately, I  just don’t have the space.

Every visit to the grocery store with Vesper is its own little trip, its own magical, colorful, exhausting parade around Studio City market folk. And without fail,  we never leave without bananas in our basket. Or watermelon for that matter. Or popsicles. A coloring book. Shells with cheese. Honeycomb. US Weekly.

Ummm, wait I mean, kale, tofu, beans and Living Vegan. You know me!

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