For the first time in what seems like months I made a smoothie for breakfast. Please don't ever let me go that long without again.
Rising Sun smoothie.
Later in the day, I made the recipe that I've been dying for since I bought Isa Does It: Split Pea-Rutabaga soup (with star anise!!)
The rutabaga I bought was bigger than needed. The rest of it was cubed and roasted along with carrots for lunches later in the week:
While the soup was bubbling and the veggies were roasting, the smells were making me hungry so I made myself lunch. Yet another favorite that it's been too long since I've made:
Collard wrap with sweet potato, cilantro hummus, avocado, mushroom, and sundried tomato.
The day got much less healthy from here on out, mostly revolving around chocolate chips and almond butter. No photos. The shame stays with me.
Shen and Nikki expressed some interest in the magic jars I mentioned a
couple posts ago. I'm working on one for a friend and I made one for
myself. I don't feel entirely comfortable sharing either of those because
they're kind of personal, but here is an all-purpose jar I made, kind of
This is for protective/purification purposes. There are tacks, leaves, herbs, spices, rice grains, string, a needle, aluminum foil, and maybe some other things in there. They're fun to make and hopefully they bring good vibes to my friends.