Postpartum reflections with Grilled Muenster and Truffle Honey

I started this blog years ago for a few reasons:

1) to give myself some creative outlet when I felt like I settled, selling my soul to banking (I no longer work in banking)

2) to inspire any who would read it to cook and eat well and happily and easily (I had my husband in mind as the specific audience type – one who originally knew only how to boil water and fry an egg when it came to cooking because he could not make a meal without a recipe). This was always meant to be a recipe-less blog

Now I’m adding a third reason for myself and anyone else who needs it:

3) to keep reminding myself and committing myself to cooking and enjoying cooking even postpartum (1 month and 1 day now as of today, May 7, 2022).

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Leftovers for Salad

These days I physically feel incapable of standing for more than 5 minutes (36 weeks preggos here!) so lunch has to be easier and faster than ever before. My legs and feet and back literally start throbbing and hurting if I stand any longer than this.

Thankfully I had leftover salmon and sweet potatoes from a dinner my hubster cooked earlier this week so I threw these in with a chopped up Persian cucumber and 1/4 of a beautifully ripe avocado. A little shake of some Extra Virgin Olive Oil, salt, pepper and a final squeeze of lemon drizzle – and DONE.

Delicious, healthy, aesthetically pleasing to the eye. And easy on my digestive system which has been very sensitive these days!

30 Min of Yoga = Marination Time

Half Baked Harvest’s Moroccan Lemon Chicken Marinade 👌🏽

A process that’s potentially working itself into a regular routine of mine in our new pandemic normal is food prepping right before a home workout and letting meat marinate for the duration of that workout (usually about 30 min for me).

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