I know that the phrase “white privilege” can be triggering for a lot of white folks, but we have to be better. That requires acknowledging and understanding our privilege. It requires setting aside egos and feelings. It requires listening and learning how to be an ally, not just doing what we think it means to be one. It requires unlearning. It requires hearing from the voices that are too often unheard. So instead of another white perspective on allyship, I want to give you a list of sources to help you understand what it means to be actively anti-racist.
Cilantro, lime, and tequila combine to make a magical marinade for the easiest ever chicken dinner. How easy? Toss everything in a bag and let the chicken soak up the flavor while you mix up a margarita and kick back… I mean, the tequila’s already out, right?
These are without a doubt the BEST blueberry muffins. They’re easy to whip up, not too sweet, full of plump berries, and have a deliciously buttery, cinnamony crumble topping. They’re healthy (maybe?), so slather them with salted butter, pour a cup of coffee, and enjoy.
Usually, spring means the beginning of the baseball season, beautiful weather, a little bit of traveling, and tons of fresh produce. This year however, spring is looking a little different and a lot more stressful thanks to COVID-19, so I did what I know how to do in stressful times: I turned lemons into cupcakes and baked some brightness into our days with my Spring Celebration Lemon Cupcakes.
So… you’re stuck inside. Now what? Well, I’ve got your solution… maybe. To be honest, this list probably has a lot of films and shows you’ve already seen, but I’m throwing it out there anyways. It’s mostly light-hearted shows and movies because I feel like that’s what I need right now, and maybe you do too.
What a week. In just a few short days we went from hearing that Italy was shutting down due to COVID-19 to shutting down ourselves. So what does this all mean? Well, it probably means you’re going to be spending a bit more time inside than usual, and you might be going stir-crazy because of it. I put together of things I’m doing to keep myself occupied, positive, and somewhat sane during all of this. I hope it helps you too.
Is there any better way to celebrate any imaginable occasion than to bake a cake infused with the liquid embodiment celebration itself? I think not. This Champagne + Almond Cake combines the subtle tastes of champagne with the gently sweet creaminess of almond. This delicately sweet duo is the perfect cake for Valentine’s Day, an anniversary, a birthday, New Years, or, you know… a Tuesday.
I was so happy to see how much love my Apple Carrot + Ginger Juice post got! Since so many people were thirsty for more, I’ve got another freshly-squeezed recipe for you today. My Green Juice may not sweet, but it’s bursting with nutrients and flavor. This isn’t your average celery juice, and that’s exactly why I love it.
Making your own juice doesn’t have to be complicated or hard. It’s fun to experiment and see what flavor combinations work and to incorporate fresh produce into your diet. This is one of our go-to juices. It’s packed with vitamin c, is naturally sweet, and has a little spice to it.
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups are one of my all-time favorite candies, and putting them in cookie form and including browned butter? Oh man. If someone stole one of these cookies from the cookie jar, it was probably me… and it was definitely more than one.