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I'm a runner with a baking habit.  I'm constantly on the lookout for awesome desserts, freezer friendly recipes to pack in the lunchbox, and quick dinner ideas.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Weekly Eats: Monday Dec 25 - Sunday Dec 31



A weekly round up: eats, workouts, watches, and reads.  Christmas - New Year's Edition.  Meal Plan: lots of parties.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Weekly Eats: Monday Dec 18 - Sunday Dec 24

A weekly round up: eats, workouts, watches, and reads.  Pre-Christmas Edition.  This one is less about meal planning and more about chilling out for the holidays. 

Saturday, December 23, 2017

S'mores Bars

Did you ever come across a recipe that was the best thing ever?  And then forget all about it?  This is that recipe for me.  When the family was putting together our Thanksgiving menu this year, one of the cousins requested that I make s'mores again.  I couldn't for the life of me remember when I had ever made s'mores to start with.  Over a campfire, yes.  But for Thanksgiving dessert?  And then the memories slowly came back.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Weekly Eats - Monday Nov 20 - Sunday Nov 26

A weekly round up: eats, workouts, watches, and reads: Thanksgiving Edition



Monday, November 20, 2017

Thai Sweet Potato Noodle Bowls


This recipe had me at sweet potatoes.  And then I found out about the almond butter and coconut milk and was on my way to the store for the ingredients faster than you can say obsession.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Weekly Eats - Monday Nov 6 - Sunday Nov 12

A weekly round up: what we ate, worked out, watched, and read

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Avocado Management: how to make them last for more than one serving

I've lost track of the number of times that I've heard someone say "I love avocados, but I never eat them because they go bad so quick".  This statement pains me to the core, because this used to be me.  I used to live in a world of low avocado consumption because I didn't know how to halt their tragic aging process from glorious green to darkest black.  But then, thanks to advice from my mother and a few searches on the internet, I figured it out.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Chicken Salad

Oh my goodness you guys, this was one busy summer.  My special someone and I took a special step, and on the other side of happily ever after it was time to sell the Birchwood Mansion.  I haven't decided what to do about the blog's name yet.  On one hand I didn't change my name so maybe it makes sense not to change the blog's name, but on the other hand the Birchwood Pie Project is no longer coming to you from Birchwood Street.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Family Lasagna


Today's post is about the first time I ever cooked for my special someone.  We had been dating a few weeks and it was Valentine's Day.  I knew that he loved lasagna, so I chose that for our menu.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Tuna Burgers


Eat canned tuna they said.  It's delicious they said.  It's healthy they said.  It's packed with protein they said.  It's so cheap they said.  It's full of iron and potassium they said.  It's low fat they said.  It's such a mild flavor they said.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Baked Chicken Chimichangas



The story goes like this: one day this recipe turned up in my Pinterest feed, and I pinned it like I've pinned a thousand other recipes.