fresh and white eggs are here

💐🥚What Can I Do To Celebrate Ostara?🥚💐

There’s so many wonderful things you can do for Ostara and I’ve had some asks about it lately so this is a little list I compiled.

   💐Decorate with flowers. Gather wild flowers, daffodils, tulips, violets, or primroses for your altar! If you don’t have access to them, you can always buy fake flowers, draw saw, or pick flowers of your own choosing! Do what makes your heart glow, little star.
   💐Light or pastel-colored candles. Green, blue, pink, yellow, lavender, and white all work wonderfully. You could also use flower-scented incense like jasmine, honeysuckle, rose, or lavender. I like to keep it light and fresh.
   💐Color eggs for focus. They can be real eggs, clay, whatever you want, my boyfriend and I are personally painting wooden ones. Again, the colors listed above would be best for symbolism but do what you want!
   💐 Bake something with eggs! There’s a lot of wonderful posts floating around for certain breads and egg custards, I personally enjoy quiche as my eggy involvement in Ostara. You can find the recipe I make here.(3 spoons)
   💐Include a water dish. I like to include one of salt(air) or earth as well, to have a little element party. Try to remember balance while organizing your altar and manifest the balance you want in your life into your altar.
   💐 Write down ideas or goals! It’s also fun to start a bullet journal. You probably have all sorts of grand  ideas brewing your brain, write it all down. It’s all about renewal and rebirth, so this is a wonderful time to reaffirm the path you are on. 
   💐 Just appreciate yourself. Think about how far you’ve come and how much further you can go. You can do it, we’re all cheering for you.🎉

I’m A Chef

Pairing: Dean x Reader (kind of)

Summary: Sam and Dean find a new place for breakfast.

Word Count: 761

Warnings: none, just Dean being a cutie.

A/N: Written for @revwinchester‘s birthday challenge but I suck so it’s like a week late :) The job I chose was chef (if you know me, you’re probably sitting there like ‘well, duh’).

You watched as two men walked through the glass door, the chime echoing and rattling you out of your daze. These men weren’t two you could miss - one of them towering over 6 feet tall, the other absolutely gorgeous with piercing green eyes that met yours almost immediately as they sank down onto the stools at the counter.

“What can I do for you, gentlemen?” You straightened yourself and reached for a pot of coffee.

“Two coffees, black. And a couple’a menus if you don’t mind.” The green-eyed beauty smiled at you.

You swore your heart stopped in that moment. He was already perfect, and that smile… 

Passing them two menus, you watched as they flipped to the breakfast page. 

“Aw, Sammy. Waffles!” Green eyes grinned and slapped his tall compadre on the shoulder.

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Craig’s Gang as Alcoholic Drinks

Part 2 and follow up to my Main 4 as Alcoholic Drinks post bc @earily asked that if I had more drinks for other characters that I share them, and you bet your ass I’ve got more!

(Although I see him more as part of Stan’s gang, I’m gonna include Butters here because I didn’t add him in the main 4 post)

Craig Tucker: Pisco Sour

  • 1 cup Pisco or White Rum
  • 1 cup Guava Nectar
  • 2 Tsp Superfine Sugar
  • ¼ cup Lime Juice
  • Angostura Bitters
  • Lime Wedges
  • Mint Leaves

In a glass pitcher combine the Pisco or rum, guava nectar, sugar, and lime juice. Add a few shakes of Angostura bitters; stir well to dissolve sugar. Divide mixture among 4 glasses. add ice; top with a lime wedge and fresh mint. (This drink is traditionally made with egg whites instead of Guava Nectar, but I chose not to do that. If you want to make it the traditional way, just substitute the Guava Nectar for the egg whites! It’ll create a cool little foam on the top if you do!)

It’s been a long-standing debate in the fandom whether Craig is a bitter asshole or a guinea pig loving dork. But let’s be honest, the answer is probably a little bit of both! Like Craig, this drink is a little sweet and a little sour. Light and limey, but still strong! Not to mention it’s also the national drink of Peru, so if you’re a fan of the “adopted Craig” headcanon, then this one holds double significance!

Tweek Tweak: Spiked Thai Iced Coffee

  • Strong Black Regular Ground Coffee (Enough to brew 4 cups)
  • 4 Tbsp Sugar
  • 4 Tbsp Heavy Cream
  • 2 Tsp Ground Cardamom
  • 3 ounces Amaretto
  • Crushed Ice

Add the cardamom to the ground coffee. Brew the coffee according to makers instructions. Pour the coffee into a pitcher or large glass. Add the sugar and Amaretto, and stir to combine. Fill four 12 ounce glasses with crushed ice. Pour the coffee into each glass and top each with 1 tablespoon of cream.

It wouldn’t be Tweek without coffee! This drink is sweet and spicy, just the right thing to calm you when the anxiety is hitting hard. But luckily it’s still light enough that it won’t give you a case of the GAH jitters.

Clyde Donovan: The Crybaby

  • 1.5 oz. Breuckelen Glorious Gin
  • 1 oz. Sour Beer
  • ½ oz. Rosemary Syrup
  • ½ oz. Lemon Juice
  • ¼ oz. Yogurt Whey
  • Angostura bitters
  • Rosemary Sprig

In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine Breuckelen Glorious Gin, Sour Beer, Rosemary Syrup, Lemon Juice, and Yogurt Whey and shake. Mist with angostura bitters and garnish with a rosemary sprig. Serve neat.

A seriously sour sip to drown the pain of rejection, family deaths, and realizing that there’s no glory in being a pirate (Poor Clyde!). This drink is a little heavier than most others, but if you feel like bursting into tears it could be just what you need!

Token Black: Chocolate Coquito

  • 1 can (13.5 oz) Coconut Milk
  • 1 and ½ Bars (3.5 oz) Bittersweet Dark Chocolate
  • 1 can (15 oz) Coconut Cream
  • 1 can (14 oz) Condensed Milk
  • ½ cup Evaporated Milk
  • 2 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • ½ Tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • ½ Tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • 2 cups Light Rum

Break chocolate into medium pieces and place in a bowl. In a small sauce pan, warm up coconut milk. Once hot, pour over the chocolate and mix well until chocolate has melted and combined with the coconut milk. In a blender, combine chocolate mixture, coconut cream, condensed milk and evaporated milk. Add the vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Finally, add the rum. Blend until all is well combined. Pour into glass bottles, seal well and refrigerate. Serve cold in small drink glasses and garnish with a sprinkle of shaved chocolate. Shake well before serving. (Note: This drink will become very thick once it gets cold. Let it sit out about 15 minutes before serving to thin it a bit.)

Dark and rich, sweet but not too sweet, with a calming effect and plenty of personality, now that’s a Token drink! Dark chocolate has also been shown to have brain boosting benefits, which even the naturally gifted Token wouldn’t mind, I’m sure! Should balance out the brain stupidifying properties of alcohol! …right?

Jimmy Valmer: Anabolic Steroid (Shot)

  • Blue Curaçao
  • Midori
  • Cointreau

Hold a spoon against the side of the shot glass and allow the alcohol to gently pour onto the back of the spoon into the glass.The Blue Curaçao goes in first so you don’t need to do the ‘back of the spoon’ trick. Fill it about one third of the way up the glass. Next get your Midori, if it helps, rather than pour from the bottle you can pour some Midori into the Midori lid and then pour that onto the back of the spoon really really really slowly. It might look like it’s mixing but if you look from the side you can see there is a difference between the blue & green. So again, another third of the glass is filled and then finally you want to do the same with the Cointreau. Slowly filling the shot glass until you get to the top.

No, this isn’t real steroids like the ones Jimmy used to try to win the Special Olympics, but it’ll make you feel like a w-w-winner regardless! Its vibrancy and fun look is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

Butters Stotch: Topical Painkiller

  • 2 ounces Dark Rum
  • 1 ½ ounces Coconut Milk
  • 3 ounces Orange Juice
  • 3 ounces Pineapple Juice
  • Pineapple Wedge and Cherry to garnish

Fill cocktail shaker about half full with ice cubes. Add Dark Rum, Coconut Milk, Orange Juice, and Pineapple Juice, seal and shake. Pour into a small cocktail glass filled with ice and serve.

Sweet, fruity, and seemingly innocent, but with quiet a bit of feistiness! And after being the butt of so many jokes and suffering parental abuse for as long as he has, well, Butters could probably use some (tropical) painkillers.


Well, that’s it for this one! I guess if people like these, the next post will be drinks for the ladies of South Park!

Balance on the Head of a Pin

Chapter Thirteen

Previous Chapter

Pairing: Loki Laufeyson x OFC  |  Word Count: 5902
Warnings: smexy, swearing, angst and heartbreak


Lauren stared at the change in the pendant around her neck with awe. Towel wrapped tightly around her, she touched the web of intricately laced branches which now rested where once the delicate chain had. It was only about an inch wide, maybe two where the branches fell to a point beneath the pendant, surrounding it as if to highlight the golden rectangle. It was exquisite, like nothing she’d ever seen before, but she wasn’t so foolish not to realize there was more going on here than a simple gift.

“Loki, explain this to me?” she tapped it gently with her nail.

He appeared behind her in the mirror, chest bare, towel riding low at his waist. The smile he wore was simply sinful as was the look in his eyes when he peered at her through the glass. Tapered fingers landed ever so gently on the delicate gold filigree, tracing the design with care.

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anonymous asked:

hello there! what are your favourite face masks? also, could you please share your beauty routine?

This such a cute ask! Old skincare routine here.  
List of my tried-and-true fave face masks:

🌹   sheet masks  🌹

  • tony moly ‘I’m real pore care/red wine’ mask
  • reskin ‘one week treatment’ mask
  • common labs ‘honey vitamin c’ mask
  • the face shop ‘solution radiance ‘mask
  • innisfree ‘it’s real squeeze rose’ mask

💦   moisturizing pack  💦

  • nature republic ‘aloe vera 92% soothing gel’
  • cremorlab ‘fresh water gel’

🛀    wash off masks  🛀

  • innisfree ‘super volcanic pore clay mask’
  • the body shop ‘himalayan charcoal purifying mask’
  • skinfood ‘egg white pore’ & ‘black sugar’ mask

🌞    sleeping mask  🌚

  • 3ce ‘white milk’ sleeping mask
  • laneige ‘water’ sleeping mask
  • korres ‘greek yogurt advanced sleeping facial’
  • shiseido ‘ibuki beauty’ sleeping mask
Meant For You

This is for @iwriteaboutdean​, congrats on your 200 Sweetheart, you deserve so many more, thank you for creating a wonderful challenge and allowing me to finally write this idea.
Word Count: 7275
Characters: Reader, Dean, Sam, Mom & Momma K (ofc), John, others mentioned
Warnings: angst (you’ll need tissues), suicide, maybe fluff, little bit of smut, supernatural violence
Summary: When you spend your whole life connected to someone, you believe they’re going to be around forever. And that’s okay, when they believe it too. But when a deal is made that rips them from you, how do you go on?
A/N: I’ve borrowed this idea from a movie (In Your Eyes), just to be honest with you. I’ve played with this thought for quite a while, and this song seemed to scream for it.
The biggest THANK YOU to @avasmommy224​ for being there from the beginning, I wrote something, I asked for brutal honesty, and you gave me the shove I needed and wrung this out of me. Thank you for being my brilliant beta as well.
Flashbacks are in Italics. And lyrics are in bold.


Mom was saying goodbye to everyone who’d come for my fourth birthday. Momma K was tidying the house. I was talking with Bean, he was meant to be asleep, his Mommy and Daddy had tucked him in an hour ago, but I was showing him all my presents.
“And this one I got from Uncle Adam,” I informed, rolling the yellow truck around the carpet.
“And my friend Annie gave me this…” I held up the jewellery box, “But she’s not my bestest friend. You are. Did you get me anything?” I asked him.
“I got you…” He looked around his room, turning on the lamp next to his bed and going to his small blue book shelf.
“Iss okay if you didn’t, Mom says that sometimes people forget or can’t afford but they still love you.” I explained, but I was eager to see what he was looking for.
“I can give you this.” He pulled out a thin book with bright colours on the front, “But can we share it, iss my favret and Dad reads it to me. It’s by a Doctor.” He explained, opening the book and pointing to the pictures inside, “That’s Foona Lagoona Baboona.” I climbed onto the couch and pulled a pillow into my lap, resting my head against the lounge’s arm.
“Thass crazy.” Dean said when the lamp in his room began to flicker. He put down the book and went over to it, “Dad fixes the t.v like this.” Bean offered, raising a hand to smack the bedside table the lamp was on. It stopped flickering, the roll of thunder outside made us both start, Dean picked up the book and took it back to his bed, freezing when he heard the scream. He turned when he heard a man yell out his Mom’s name.
“Whass happening, Bean?” I asked, slipping further down the couch, behind the pillow in my lap. His terror was mine, we were both confused and scared.
“Don’ worry. It’s okay.” Bean whispered, taking a step backwards towards his bed. The sound of loud footsteps stopped, the yelling stopped, Dean sat down on his bed, pulling the book into his lap.
“See? Iss okay.” The little boy looked down at his book, but then there it was again, a man yelling out Mary. Then there was a bang and a crackling noise. His baby brother started to scream, Dean dropped the book and went to his door, opening it.
“Don’t, Bean.” I whispered into the pillow, I was so scared, so was Bean, I could feel it.
There was a bright orange light coming from Sammy’s room as Bean’s Dad rushed out carrying the baby.
“Daddy!” Bean exclaimed, he was wondering what was happening as his Dad crouched to his level, pushing Sam into his arms.
“Take your brother outside as fast as you can, don’t look back.” Bean was frozen, looking at his Dad, wondering what was happening and where was Mom?
“Now, Dean, go!” His Dad demanded, Dean ran down the hall and down the stairs, holding tight to his baby brother.
“Bean? Whass wrong?” I asked, I had started to tear up, my bottom lip was quivering as I watched on, terrified. Bean got outside and stopped, looking up at the window that was bright yellow.
“Iss okay, Sammy.” Bean reassured the baby in his arms. Then out of nowhere there were strong arms around us and Dad’s voice in our ear.
“I’ve gotcha.” Good thing we had a tight hold on Sammy. The house exploded as Dad ran us across the yard and towards Mrs Thompson’s house. Then everything went silent. I couldn’t see what was happening to Bean, I couldn’t feel the heat or Dad’s arms or Sammy, it was just black on that side. I started to cry, my little frame shaking as I sobbed hard into the pillow.
“Hey, baby, what happened? Is it Bean?” Momma K asked, pulling me into her lap and smoothing circles into my back.
“Bean!” I squealed, over and over. Mom joined us on the couch, both sat rocking me, pressing their lips to my head until I fell asleep.

I hear the clock, I roll over and squint one eye open, it’s 6am. I turn it off and collapse onto my back, rubbing at my eyes till they open and adjust to the dim light of my room. I stare at the ceiling, another day without you. I don’t know if I can continue, I feel so far from where I’ve been. But I have to go on. I have to for you. I sit up and push myself out of bed.

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Scones for a Crowd

These scones are simple to make and can be made start-to-finish in just about an hour. I have yet to have them fail completely, even when I scorch the bottoms.

One batch makes up to two dozen scones, depending on your extras.

Basic dough:

Ingredients:

3 cups all-purpose flour

½ cup white sugar

5 teaspoons baking powder

½ teaspoon salt

¾ cup butter (I take it directly out of the fridge. Works great.)

1 egg, beaten

1 cup milk

Method:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 C). Lightly grease baking sheets.

In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.

Cut in butter. (I find it works best to cut the butter into quarter inch slices, then just squeeze it into the flour with my hands until it’s thoroughly mixed)

[If adding extras, they go in now]

Beat the egg in the bottom of your liquid measure, then add milk to measure one cup total of liquid.

Using hands, pour a little of the milk-egg mixture into the dough until it starts to stick together, and it should be JUST SLIGHTLY soggy. (I have never in all the time I’ve made these used the entire cup of liquid)

Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface (I flour my surface a lot more than lightly, it makes my job easier) and knead briefly (until it stops feeling soggy on the outside. Don’t over-knead, it makes the scones tough).

Roll dough out until it’s approx ¼ inch thick.

Using a biscuit cutter, cut rounds from the dough and place on baking sheets approx. ½ inch apart. Re-roll dough on floured surface until all dough has been cut/shaped into rounds.

Bake 15 minutes or until golden brown.


Extras:

For sweet scones:

I like to add white chocolate chips and dried cranberries for sweet scones. I have never measured how much I put in, but it’s half-ish of a small bag of chocolate chips and maybe 1 cup of dried cranberries? I just dump it in until it ‘looks right.’

Brush the tops of the scones with egg white and sprinkle with pearl sugar to really impress those minions!

For savory scones:

Add a package of diced ham OR six to eight slices of bacon cooked to a crisp and well-drained, about a cup of grated cheddar cheese (I suppose you could use any grated cheese you like, but cheddar is what we keep on hand around here), a tablespoon-ish of garlic powder, and two or three tablespoons of fresh chives, chopped (or cut into tiny pieces with the kitchen shears, which is INFINITELY easier than trying to slice the little bastards with a knife). The savory variety has actually proven to be more popular than the sweet - I’ve been told by a very reliable source that it’s like eating the best parts of breakfast all in one bite.

I realize that scones are supposed to be shaped into a round and then cut into wedges, but that never works well for a large crowd, and this way it’s easy to grab a couple to eat at your desk during a particularly grueling debugging session. They also seem to bake more evenly (at least in my oven, but my oven is a temperamental old girl). Feel free to bake these in traditional wedges if you wish.

Also feel free to experiment with additions. These happen to be the combinations that have been the most successful with my audience, but if you’d rather have walnuts and raisins, by all means don’t let me stop you.

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“James?”

Bond’s head jerked up and he peered over the screen of his personal laptop at Q, who’d taken a seat across the table from him, long fingers wrapped around a steaming mug, green eyes blinking owlishly through his glasses.

“Yes?”

“What are you doing? It’s one in the morning.”

“Working,” Bond replied easily.

Q snorted. “Pull the other one.”

“I had a request for one of my recipes.”

Q quirked an eyebrow, conveying his incredulity with more panache than any spoken word was capable. Bond smirked.

“Whether you believe me or not, I’ve just finished. Is that coffee or bilge-water?”

Q scowled. “Just because you’re unpatriotic about your choice of beverage does not give you the right to disparage it.”

“Mm.” Bond shut the laptop with a snap. “Bilge-water then. Brush your teeth before you come to bed if you’re expecting a kiss goodnight.”

“You’re such an arse.”

Bond grinned. He had another week of mandatory leave. Time enough to keep Q-branch up to its proverbial eyeballs in baked goods and maybe earn himself a toy or two in the process. It couldn’t hurt, and happy minions meant a happy Q, and a happy Q meant many, many things that Bond rather enjoyed while off the clock.

He stretched luxuriantly, rolled his neck until it cracked, then rose, walked around the table and dropped a kiss into Q’s hair.

“You’re still an arse.”

“But I’m your arse,” Bond replied, and sauntered off towards the bedroom.

HALLELUJAH! 

The time has come where my days consist of bathing suits, big t-shirts, sandles, snacks and tanning. Im throughly enjoying working from home, writing blogs by the pool and getting outside for my exercise. So since iv’e been home more I wanted to share with you guys some healthy and refreshing drinks and snacks I’ve been having, along with my exercise regimen I’ve been doing, sound good?!

Heres what a day looks like:

BREAKFAST:

- if I’m only doing cardio that day then I don’t have as many carbs so i go with my yogurt breakfast.

     - ½ cup fat free yogurt//fresh berries//mixed nuts (pistachios, almonds, walnuts, dried cranberries) and chia seeds.

- If I’m doing cardio and weights that day then i’ll have either:

     - 1 piece ezekiel toast with MCT oil, 2 eggs whites, ¼ an avocado and fresh salsa

     - 1/3 cup cooked oatmeal with fresh berries

EXERCISE: (Legs and Booty)

- 30 minutes on the stair master or elliptical OR a run outside if i’m not doing weights. 

( 3 sets of 15 for each exercise. When I do weights I also do 30 mins of cardio first)

- leg press (85 lbs) // inner/outer thigh abductors (70 lbs) // jump squats // walking lunges (30 lb barbell) // calf raises (hold 20 lbs) // regular squats (slow) // Deadlifts (30 lbs) // Clam Exercise (with a band above your knees) // Donkey Kicks on Cable Machine (30 lbs)

LUNCH: Now you Need Protein! 

I’m simple. I like things that are healthy, easy to make, and good. For lunch i might have one of these.

- Can of tuna with sriracha and Trader Joes spicy flaxseed tortilla chips

- Protein Shake

- Egg White and Veggie wrap (sauté bell peppers, broccoli, and spinach. Use a whole wheat wrap)

- Spicy Black Beans with steamed broccoli and salsa.

This is usually when i go tan, write, read, maybe grab a chai tea latte (with MTC oil)

SNACKS THROUGHOUT THE DAY:

Apples and chunky almond butter // Air Popped Popcorn // Mixed nuts // Carrots and Hummus // Juice // 

Now go out there and enjoy the 90′s ! Also, feel free to email me if you want a personalized meal plan and fitness plan :)

Chelseyrose.health@gmail.com

Fever Pitch

Ingredients:

  • 3 big leaves fresh basil
  • 1 sugar cube
  • 1 ½ ounces silver cachaca (Novo Fogo used here)
  • ¾ ounce fresh pineapple juice
  • ¾ ounce fresh lime juice
  • ¼ ounce Green Chartreuse
  • 1 egg white
  • A few dashes celery bitters
  • Pineapple and basil, for garnish (optional)

Instructions:

In a cocktail shaker, muddle basil leaves and sugar very well. Add cachaca, pineapple juice, lime juice, Chartreuse and egg white and dry shake (without ice) until well combined. Add a handful of ice and shake like you mean it for a solid minute or so. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and top with celery bitters. Garnish as desired.

Fall is here. Grab your hunter green coats and prep these 15 simple and delicious Hors d'Oeurvres for friends.

In celebration of food and people coming together, we partnered with our friends at Food 52 to bring you these delicious recipes. All of this (and more!) is on the menu, because no food is off limits on Weight Watchers.

Creamy Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms • Deviled Eggs • Crispy Spice-Brined Pecans • Burrata and Olive Tapenade Crostini • Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts • Chevre Devils • Basic Hummus • Fig and Blue Cheese Savories • White Bean Dip with Fresh Herbs • Spicy Tuna Tartare • Persimmon Bruschetta • Bagna Cauda: Dressing for Dinner • Toasted Goat Cheese Crostini with Basil and Red Onion Jam • Party Pretzel Bites • Little Mushroom Pinwheels

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I was happily surprised when I worked out the nutrition on this recipe. The serving size is big and the dish is so filling but there’s still plenty of room to add more veggies or proteins to customize this to be exactly what you want! The trick that makes this rice so delicious is that it’s cooked almost like risotto where instead of boiling it in water, it’s cooking in and absorbing flavorful tomato, onions & garlic! I used my favorite chipotle seasoning (Chorizo blend from Williams Sonoma) blend but you could also just use a packet seasoning or your own mix.

Here’s some other great healthy additions:

  • Vegan: avocado, green beans, peppers/ chilies (fresh or dried), pinto beans, okra, carrots, spinach, kale, even mango or grilled pineapple!
  • Vegetarian: cheddar/ light cheddar, low fat sour cream (or greek yogurt), queso sauce, egg whites/ scrambled eggs, vegetarian “meats”
  • Carnivore: grilled chicken, shrimp, grilled turkey, lean ground meat
  • You could also try wrapping this up in large romaine leaves for fantastic lettuce wraps!

For more easy healthy meal ideas go here!

Légumes (Vegetable) Frittata

Health points! Make this for breakfast or lunch today!! I used mostly just egg whites, spinach, bell peppers, tomatoes, onion, mushroom, broccoli and goat cheese + a little fresh shaved parmesan on top.

This recipe is perfect for incorporating just about any leftovers or unused vegetables, meats or cheeses you have — sausage, ham, turkey, peppers, potatoes, etc. My recipe measurements are estimates, there is no right or wrong move here, add as much or as little of whatever you want.

Ingredients:
8 eggs, whites only, beaten (or 6 whole eggs)
½ cup Milk (optional)
1 cup of broccoli, steamed and chopped
1 handful of fresh spinach leaves
¼ bell pepper, chopped or finely sliced
½ tomato, thinly sliced into rounds
1/3 medium white onion, coarsely chopped.
½ cup mushroom, finely sliced
3-4 tbs goat cheese, separated in small chunks
½ cup of grated parmesan (optional)

Step 1: Turn oven to broil. Add beaten egg whites and milk to large mixing bowl, whisk together. Add broccoli, spinach, bell pepper, mushroom and sprinkle goat cheese evenly in mixture. Gently combine ingredients.

Step 2: In a nonstick, oven safe pan on medium high heat, with a light drizzle of olive oil sauté onion until a little browned. Once browned, add egg mixture with a plastic spatula, swirling ingredients around. Leave untouched on heat for about 3 minutes, eggs should start to set.

Step 3: After 3 minutes or so, add tomato rounds to top of frittata. Place pan in oven, allowing tomatoes to roast while the rest of the egg mixture finishes solidifying. After about 3-4 minutes, remove pan and tip pan over, frittata should slide out. Edges should be set, middle of frittata should have some jiggle to it. Sorry to use to word jiggle. Slice and serve with more cheese and hot sauce if desired.

This asparagus came out absolutely perfect. It’s lightly seasoned, just enough to enhance the flavor but still let the asparagus really shine. David and I couldn’t get enough of it- I think we’re just lucky it even made it to the dinner plates from the grill pan haha! I made it for a special date night dinner (with lemon grilled salmon & roasted garlic rice, recipes coming!) but there’s so many ways to use this. Oh and yes, you read that right, I only used 1 teaspoon of olive oil for all of this asparagus! The trick is to really be willing to get your hands messy and toss it well!

Here’s just a few of the many amazing things you can do with this!

  • Eat as is. No joke, probably my favorite way because it’s just that good.
  • Put on sandwich (optional GF bread) with goat cheese & baby spinach
  • Toss with pasta (optional GF bread), lemon juice, a little olive oil, & lots of garlic (some shrimp or tofu would be excellent here too!)
  • Make risotto with white wine & mushrooms, add this in when you add the last segment of liquids and Parmesan cheese to keep the crispness!
  • On a wrap (optional GF bread) with melty mozzarella, fresh tomato, & basil then press it on the grill for an updated version of a caprese panini
  • Bonus! I just have to add serving this with a poached egg, toast, & some homemade hollandaise is worth mentioning even if it’s not the healthiest thing because eggs benedict is already amazing but with this grilled asparagus it’s just out of this world!

For more summer inspired recipes go here and for more veggie recipes go here!

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GUYS! IT FINALLY HAPPENED! ONE OF MY GECKO EGGS HATCHED! 8D *dances in circles* I walked into my reptile room last night and found this beautiful little booger laying in the incubator cup. I’ve been waiting since April for an egg to hatch! I expect this one’s sibling will be out and about tonight sometime. Exciting!

So this baby is fresh out of the egg and hasn’t even shed yet. Those colors will calm down and start changing from here. Babies are pretty much fired up when they hatch. I am very excited to see that this little gecko has the awesome back pattern that it’s father Sarge has. I wonder how many other babies will look the same way.

For now I’m calling this little one Pip (because of those white dashes on its back). I try to keep their names gender neutral so as not to build an expectation of their eventual sex.

anonymous asked:

tell me more about clarke nursing lexa back to health after she split her head open does clarke hover even after lexa's healed? does she go slow while theyre having sex? does she make sure lexa's not stressing herself with school in case her head hurts from thinking like lexa-stop-thinking-youre-going-to-hurt-yourself? does she gingerly kiss lexa's scar everytime? does she volunteer to stay home from school to look after lexa? does lexa pretend to hate it but actually love all that coddling?

oh gosh well the whole splitting her head open incident happens after they tentatively accept their feelings for each other so? clarke’s protective care is off the charts? she’s cooking soups and bringing more blankets than lexa would ever need in her entire life and fluffing her pillows for her. sex? please. clarke’s a future doctor and lexa’s had a pretty bad concussion; clarke doesn’t let lexa fuck her for two weeks. just to be safe. lexa pouts at first, fingers dancing across clarke’s soft belly, her eyes big and sad; but clarke only coos at her and calls her a puppy and covers her with yet another blanket. “you need to rest, lex.” “well if you sit on my face, i won’t be doing anything too physically demanding, really.” she gets a pretty blush out of clarke, but that’s it; she clicks her tongue and pecks lexa’s lips sweetly before burrowing further into her embrace, lacing their fingers together and taking lexa’s hand away from the waistband of her panties.

they have movie marathons and clarke brings lexa’s homework but doesn’t actually let her do it. she checks her bandage and changes it carefully every couple of days. she’s afraid of sleeping next to lexa at first: “lex, what if punch you or, or shove you too hard or” “god clarke shut up and get your cute ass over here.” she wakes first and makes light breakfast just like lexa likes it, egg white omelette with spinach and fresh orange juice; tries spoon feeding lexa, but lexa almost knocks the spoon out of her hand, so she settles for watching her eat, brushing chestnut hair behind her ear silently every so often.

clarke caring for sick lexa is my aesthetic

Cooking/Judging own cooking/Drinking/Snacking FAST AND FRESH WITH DEAN!
  • Dean: Hi everyone! My name is Dean Winchester and I'm bisexual.
  • Today, I'm going to make an egg white omelette, a vegetable smoothie, and also try out some other "fast and fresh snacks". Judging the omelette and smoothie will be me and my brother Sammy,but he isn't here right now because he KEEPS TALKING TO CAS ON THE PHONE ABOUT CHUCK KNOWS WHAT BC EVERYTIME I WALK INTO THE ROOM WHILE THEYRE ON THE PHONE SAM EITHER STARTS WHISPERING OR HANGS UP AND ITS GETTING REAL ANNOYING because erm... Idk... No I'm not jealous ok all cas does is send me emoticons and pictures of guinea pigs which is really unfair but I am not jealous. Cas I thought we had a profound bond man and you know what? since you hate talking to me so much you don't get any of my omelette. Why the hell am I even doing this anyway? Who the fuck is misha collins and why am I getting paid by him to do this shit? And dude, I'm not taking my shirt off. Fuck this. I'm out.
Buzzed Cut

You should know a few things before you sit down for a shave, cut, or beard trim at The Blind Barber in East Village. First, the barbers aren’t blind, so don’t be afraid of that straight razor. Second, they serve a complimentary drink with every service (whiskey, anyone?). Third, they turn into a full-service bar at night, mixing handcrafted cocktails until 4 a.m. We kid you not.

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