Nico's Room
September 19-25
  • English department party
  • Farmer’s market breakfast with Tiffany + grading in the park 
  • Library productivity
  • Monday night hang out with Catherine & Courtney over 
  • The Wal-mart Garden Center after dark
  • "Fixing a Broken Food System: Some Ideas" talk hosted by the Humanities Center
  • Recommended for graduate associate position at the Humanities Center
  • A Dash of Sass CookBook Club: banana-coconut-ginger “ice cream”; Thai Corn Curry Soup
  • Gym 2x
  • GSTEP session on classroom assessment techniques
  • Writing session with Nicole

Weekend Wishlist:

  • Submit job application. Fingers Crossed. 
  • Farmers’ market
  • mani/pedi
  • working hard/getting ahead (prep for Tony’s visit next weekend!)
Mushroom, spinach, & goat cheese quinoa risotto. I’m excessively excited about the Oct. pick Once Upon a Cutting Board & I’m making her recipes 3 days early.

Mushroom, spinach, & goat cheese quinoa risotto. I’m excessively excited about the Oct. pick Once Upon a Cutting Board & I’m making her recipes 3 days early.

Spanish fried quinoa for lunches this week
http://thesimpleveganista.blogspot.sg/2013/01/street-tacos-spanish-fried-quinoa-black.html 

Spanish fried quinoa for lunches this week

http://thesimpleveganista.blogspot.sg/2013/01/street-tacos-spanish-fried-quinoa-black.html 

 Cuban black bean soup over rice. The fresh orange juice & zest make all the difference! 
http://thesimpleveganista.blogspot.com/2012/09/cuban-black-bean-soup-vegan.html

 Cuban black bean soup over rice. The fresh orange juice & zest make all the difference! 

http://thesimpleveganista.blogspot.com/2012/09/cuban-black-bean-soup-vegan.html

 Thai corn curry soup.
Also, I added chickpeas for some extra protein. 
http://thesimpleveganista.blogspot.sg/2012/09/spicy-thai-curry-corn-soup.html

 Thai corn curry soup.

Also, I added chickpeas for some extra protein. 

http://thesimpleveganista.blogspot.sg/2012/09/spicy-thai-curry-corn-soup.html

Week 5: apple, cranberry, pecan, & chickpea w/ brown sugar-rosemary vinegarette. #quinoapowerbowl #lunch #gradschool

Week 5: apple, cranberry, pecan, & chickpea w/ brown sugar-rosemary vinegarette. #quinoapowerbowl #lunch #gradschool

Basil corn cakes w/ avocado & yogurt cheese. #pancakes #sunday #breakfast

Basil corn cakes w/ avocado & yogurt cheese. #pancakes #sunday #breakfast

September 12-18

Early morning meeting in my gym clothes
Work from home Friday
Social hour at Latin American & Caribbean Festival + run in with Nicole, Michael, Jose, & Curtis
Farmers’ market morning + library work day
Meeting with Deb, the Village Seamstress
Costco shopping
Cincinnati pig hunting + writing group at Coffee Emporium
Dash of Sass: chocolate chai almonds; mushroom, pepper, & basil stir fry; blueberry cinnamon smoothie; smoky lentil & quinoa soup; avocado & cucumber cream sauce; banana coconut ginger “ice cream”

Weekend Wishlist:
Connections
Farmers’ market breakfast date
Working hard - grading, lesson planning, annotated bibliography + the reading & writing
Pinto bean & andouille stew (eating well)

banana coconut ginger “ice cream.” 
http://thesimpleveganista.blogspot.sg/2014/07/banana-coconut-ginger-ice-cream.html

banana coconut ginger “ice cream.” 

http://thesimpleveganista.blogspot.sg/2014/07/banana-coconut-ginger-ice-cream.html

Unbeknownst to me, I celebrated National Avocado Day with this Creamy Avocado & Cucumber Sauce on my penne. 
But, whose national avocado day was it? The United States? Mexico? Why not international avocado day? To acknowledge the international, global, and transnational networks, politics, and forces that allow us to have avocados all day, every day, even in Ohio. 

Unbeknownst to me, I celebrated National Avocado Day with this Creamy Avocado & Cucumber Sauce on my penne. 

But, whose national avocado day was it? The United States? Mexico? Why not international avocado day? To acknowledge the international, global, and transnational networks, politics, and forces that allow us to have avocados all day, every day, even in Ohio. 

Reading an analysis of “This is Water”! For homework! #gradschool #kenyoncollege #davidfosterwallace

Reading an analysis of “This is Water”! For homework! #gradschool #kenyoncollege #davidfosterwallace

Smoky lentil & quinoa soup

This morning I thought I should finally commit to buy Minnetonka moccasins. And I did.

This morning I thought I should finally commit to buy Minnetonka moccasins. And I did.


September 5-11
  • Outings to Cru Wine Bar & O’Pub
  • Saturday night Facetime dinner date with Le Tony
  • Work, work, work all week long
  • Dash of Sass CBC: Lentil and mushroom ragu, black bean fajita quinoa power bowls, cauliflower and white bean alfredo sauce
  • Wednesday night library browsing 
  • $5 not martini Thursday! 

Weekend wishlist: 

  • Latin American and Caribbean Unidiversity festival
  • Farmers’ market
  • Dash of Sass CBC: mushroom, pepper, & basil stir fry; chocolate chai roasted almonds. 
cinnamon blueberry smoothie

cinnamon blueberry smoothie

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