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Published on May 21, 2015, by in Uncategorized.

It’s been quite some time since I last posted. I haven’t been making a ton of recipes lately, but mostly eating things that don’t require a lot of complicated ingredients as I’m always trying to eliminate¬†processed foods from my diet. Most of the things that ¬†I make that require a recipe are baked goods that I make/take to other people.

So, let me catch you up on what I’ve been doing!

For Brian’s birthday in April, I made chocolate peanut butter cupcakes with a mini pb cup baked inside. We took them to a bar where we met friends for delicious beers.

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My birthday weekend was spent planting my garden. We had to haul in some extra dirt and the Crafty Beaver was nice enough to let us borrow a card to push it over to my plot.

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I transported some of my plants to the garden by bike basket:

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We took time to relax and enjoy the perfectly sunny and warm day by having margaritas on a patio:

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And I made some delicious roasted tomatillo salsa:

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I took my actual birthday off and had my first attempt at baking salted caramel macaroons. I didn’t get the batter quite right, but they still tasted great:

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After all the celebrating, I needed to get back on track. I have been enjoying green smoothie bowls for breakfasts on the weekends with warmer weather here.

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I made my first ever “naked caked” for a work party. It was lemon with lemon curd buttercream, topped with blueberries. And it was delightful.

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See you around soon!