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Lucky Rabbit Granola

If you’ve been following me on the ‘gram, you’ve seen I was fulfilling my lifelong dream of going to Harry Potter World. It was AMAZING! Seriously. The best. Plus just acting like kids at Universal Studios and Disney World, taking a week off to enjoy some sunshine and warm weather was equally great.

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And now here we are getting back into the swing of things post-vacation, which is always a little challenging. Waking up early? Going to work? Grocery shopping? Ugh, that all take a lot of energy. And those people who do all their cooking for the week on Sundays?! How do people do that? But really… I love cooking but apparently I’m also real lazy because that sounds like too much work…

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Winter Buddha Bowl with Maple Glazed Tempeh {Recipe}

This time of year, I’m all about the idea of a warm, comforting yet healthy bowl of veggies for dinner.

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Ok don’t get me wrong, a creamy risotto or cheesy casserole sounds insanely delicious but as it is still January and the memory of all those holiday cookies still haunts me, clean eating trumps the heaviness of those dishes. These days, I’m loving the “macro” or “buddha” bowls. You know the kind – quinoa or rice sidled up with greens and topped with a yummy sauce. They are warm, super filling, loaded up with veggies, and have so many add-in options to choose from. All good things for a healthy winter-time meal!

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PDX Cider Tour

Hello! Happy Thursday to you. Did you enjoy the long weekend? I sure was excited to find out that I got an extra day – getting MLK day off is a new thing for Intel so it was a fun surprise.

I celebrated my friend Meredith‘s birthday at Muse Wine Bar on NW 23rd – I’m totally digging this place, so check it out if you haven’t been there yet! Then consequently, Sunday morning consisted of nursing a mild hangover over Pumpkin Porridge from Kure, while catching up with a friend (perhaps I shouldn’t have had that final glass of wine…whoops).

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