It was chilly on Wednesday. I wandered over to Whole Foods with a huge, chunky scarf wrapped tightly around my head. Honestly, I think that I could spend the rest of my life at Whole Foods and never get bored. I would spend my days contemplating different types of frozen veggie burgers and perusing the seemingly endless varieties of granola.
I unearthed a gem in the dairy section: Vermont cultured butter with sea salt and maple. This butter is so good,
Since Thursday was inevitably going to be a lazy day at home, I decided to tidy up my room. I discovered that there is a marvelous blue light during the daytime that I never knew about (since I am usually only in my room at night).
For dinner, I figured we needed some warm, soul-hugging food. I made Roasted Red Pepper Tomato soup. My mom said that it reminded her of the famous soup from The Cottage in La Jolla, CA. I also made a loaf of honey beer bread on the side. If you ever need a super quick substitute for bread, make honey beer bread. It uses very basic ingredients and takes seconds to stir together -- plus it's super buttery and delicious.
I cozied up with my chocolate chip cookie candle and called it a day.
Sunday was absolutely gorgeous -- nothing like the chilly week that we had. It got up to 75 degrees! I quickly got out of hibernation mode and went for a nice 5-mile run... in shorts! To take full advantage of this delicious weather, I pretended it was summer and whipped up my favorite sunny summer salad with chickpeas, grapefruits, and avocado.