lentil pasta that actually tastes good!

You know I’m a pretty adventurous eater.  I’ll make black bean brownies and sneak greens into just about anything.  But, not all of the creations or products I try hit it out of the park, if you know what I mean.  Sometimes, beet pancakes taste a *little* too much like beets, and quinoa flour really does taste like dirt. Just sayin’.  (It does, however, do very well mixed with OTHER flours and with acidic ingredients, like plain yogurt or sour cream.  These Sour Cream Fudge Cupcakes are shockingly good.) Continue reading “lentil pasta that actually tastes good!”

let me tell you ’bout my best friend (or, THP: Chapter Six)

(This is part six in a series about The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Rubin.  To start at the beginning, click here. )

One thing I can say with absolute certainty is that I am a good friend.  I’ve been told by more than a few people that one of my strengths is maintaining friendships, and I don’t disagree.  Sure, I have to send the occasional belated (gasp!) birthday card, and lately I’ve let too much time pass between phone calls, but I DO make conscious efforts to invest in my relationships.  Continue reading “let me tell you ’bout my best friend (or, THP: Chapter Six)”

Wineglass Half Marathon 2018

Last weekend, I had the privilege–again–of being a cheerleader for some of my dear friends while they ran a half marathon.  If you recall, I joined Stacy last November in NYC for her marathon, and in April I helped Sara cheer on her sister in this year’s Boston Marathon.  I love races, and I love my friends–what a great way to spend a weekend! Continue reading “Wineglass Half Marathon 2018”