Four Squash Puree: A Seasonal Summer Soup

(image from Tennessee Home & Farm) Since Cobalt (my husband) and I began imagining our garden, I’ve had an inkling to learn more. ‘Tis my dream to one day have a sustainable garden; and to establish and participate  in community gardens in my future career as a dietitian. However, instead of solely reading books and internet knowledge, […]

Cobalt’s Birthday Pie

Cherry pie is my husband’s absolute favorite. But when I was making it for this birthday last week, I realized I only had ONE can of cherry pie filling. Unfortunately, I didn’t have any time or money to buy another can…so what was I to do? Ah! Use what was in my fridge! One orange, […]

Our Garden Update: Finally Growing Again!

ROMA TOMATOES SWEET PEPPERS Our garden is VERY slowly but surely growing! These are the most recent pictures of the Roma tomatoes and sweet peppers (compared to the picture in early May). They’re a bit small compared to the what they’re supposed to be by now – fruitful. But the heat has definitely gotten to […]

Our Garden!

When Cobalt (my fiancé whom I’m marrying in less than a month!) moved to Chattanooga nearly two months ago, he started our garden. Here’s a picture of our tomato plants! He planted romas and cherries; and also sweet peppers. When I move there next month, we’ll transport them to raised beds. We hope to also […]

10 Tips for Eating Cheaply in College

Hello friends! As a college student, I would like to share ten tips that I have found helpful in saving money on food: Opt out on a meal plan and live off campus if possible (I realize that many schools don’t allow this however). Campus living/dining is much more expensive than if you were on your […]

Morning of the 12th

I blended up this smoothie a couple of days ago. After eating one serving, I froze the remaining contents in 2 small plastic cups. When it came time to eat a frozen one, I put one of the cups in the microwave and pressed “Auto Defrost.” (I then watched it so the plastic cup and […]