penne with butternut squash

I cannot lie to you, I’m eating a mug cake as I write this. I need to quit them but I can’t seem to go cold turkey. Is there a patch for this? I think I deserve it today though because I took my FIRST GRAD SCHOOL TEST EVER. And I survived. And did well…

chocolate zucchini bread

I need to cool it with the mug cakes. This is even a different recipe than the one I posted. Because I really need to be spending time finding additional ways to mix oil and cocoa powder and cook it in my microwave. This one was a little bit lighter, like the texture of mousse, but not…

summer vegetable gratin

Every blog I read has been complaining about the abundance of zucchini and other delicious summer vegetables. Behind my house, there is a parking pad. Not a garden. So that “problem” is not one I’m faced with. Rather, I intentionally purchase these vegetables from the grocery store and look for things to make with them….

zucchini casserole

Today was a rough day. I started orientation and it was beyond stressful and intimidating. I can be really sarcastic and snarky, but I also have an excited/peppy side of my personality that served me well in my thre years as an orientation leader at Loyola. The people at Towson did not possess this quality….

orzo with roasted vegetables

I’ve been having a dilemma with my eating schedule lately, in that I eat lunch at work at 12:30 and by the time I get home I’m starving. But I want to work out after work, so I don’t want to eat a full dinner. So I do things like eat a half a bag…

zucchini frittata for one

Yesterday when I got home from work I noticed that a few houses down there were some little kids selling lemonade in their driveway. Being the Good Samaritan that I am, I grabbed my wallet and walked down. Imagine my surprise when they were not, in fact, selling Gatorade poured into plastic pitchers, but rather…