Marissa Archive

Balsamic Glazed Butternut Squash Fries Recipe

t’s been about three to four weeks since my skin saw any sort of sunlight. Well, unless you count my recess time a few days a week where I sit in the shade and watch my students interact with each other (5th graders? Unstructured time? Best time to kid-watch. Ever.). Sadly, this has meant my …

Loosey Goosey Granola

I haven’t been myself for the past week. I’ve been a little…. loosey goosey. Scoff if you must, but it’s the truth. I might be in my prime years, but nothing about me screams “loosey goosey” or “fun”. (Side note: “loosey goosey” should not be confused with the term “loose” — just saying.) In fact, …

Meals for the week 2-28 to 3-6

Somehow it’s March, and I have no idea how we have gotten here! While the days of winter were long, the entire season has gone by incredibly fast. I keep telling myself that it will only be about another month or so until I get to start my afternoon walks with the girls again – …

Lentil Jambalaya Recipe: How to Make it

So, here I am, finally doing something I promised to do days and days ago. You know, posting a recipe for the first time in who knows how long. I don’t know what’s happened to me, but my zest for cooking and creating recipes has been at an all time low lately — so not …

Hot Yoga Calorie Confusion

You’ll all remember (or maybe you won’t — whatever) that 10 days ago I set my personal goals for September. One of them was to count to 10 to remain patient, another was to let my husband know how much I appreciate him, and the other was to go to a yoga class at least once per …