Monthly Archives: March 2016

Strawberry-Banana Green Smoothies

“It’s amazing the power of one word.” Shonda Rhimes recently said that in her TED Talk called “My year of saying yes to everything.” In the talk, she shares how saying yes to everything that scared her for a year — something that she also recently recounted in her memoir, “Year of Yes: How to […]

Chocolate Covered Banana Cake

Four bananas, well past their prime, sat in our fruit bowl yesterday. Four. I never buy bananas with the intention of letting them turn shades of brown (does anyone? Well, maybe) but sometimes that happens. And sometimes that happens a few times in a few weeks, as it has recently. I always feel a little guilty when […]

Pico De Gallo Chicken Skillet

Predictably on Sunday, there was much consternation on the interwebs about the beginning of Daylight Savings Time. As clocks were thrust forward an hour, folks lamented the loss of sleep, the difficulty in adjusting schedules and the absurdity of holding onto a practice that is most commonly associated with farming in a country where fast […]