Monthly Archives: September 2015

Walnut Dark Chocolate Breakfast Balls

Today I am thankful for water shoes and cameras that don’t have dead batteries. I’m also thankful for GPS and the joys of getting lost in the forest. If we hadn’t gotten completely lost in Reds Meadow Carly Dog and I would not have wandered to the top of The Devil’s Post pile. We than would not …

Curried Trail Mix with Cranberries and Cashews

     Our second day camping in the Eastern Sierras I’m thankful for sponge baths. Carly and I got up before dawn to start our hike to Duck’s Pass this morning. We cleaned up our campsite on the mammoth scenic loop as the sun was still rising above our camp site. I threw some instant …

BBQ Goat Cheese, Peppercine Pizza on BBQed Pizza Crust

What time are you coming over tonight? We are having pizza. I have sauce, mozzarella cheese pepperoni and mushrooms. See you this afternoon. If anyone else received this text from their father they would probably assume they were being invited home to dinner, right? Not in our household. I was driving half an hour to …

Crunchy Hummus Slaw Salad with Golden Raisins and Sunflower Seeds

You really never notice how blue the sky is until you are at 13,000 feet. It’s such an amazing dark blue against the white of Mt Whitneys switchbacks. It’s such a phenomenal sight as I rested my back against a boulder, my heart feeling like it would explode in my chest. This hike, is beyond …